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In Memoriam: Volunteer and Korean War Veteran Stanley H. Essex, Jr.

On a cool and rainy April morning at the RI Veterans Cemetery, family and friends said goodbye to dedicated volunteer Stan Essex. Virtually single-handedly, Stan restored our “Ted Williams Airplane”, a Korean War era F9F Panther. Earlier, he restored the Hellcat for the Quonset Air Museum. More details of his life and a detailed article…

South County Independent Runs Feature Piece About the Project

The South County Independent, a local newspaper serving southern RI and, specifically, Newport County, recently published a project update overview for the local community. Since we are looking at siting the project in Newport County, as far north as Melville [in Portsmouth] right on down to Newport, it is notable that the local press is…