Janet Freedman

Wenley Ferguson / Save the Bay

Rhode Island’s ocean-facing beaches escaped most of the damage from last weekend’s storm, but some sand dunes eroded during high tides made higher by the Nor'easter.


Joanna Lee Osborn / Flickr

Coastal officials are concerned about how beach erosion after this weekend’s storm could impact nearby development. 


NorthEndWaterfront.com / Flickr

Flooding during last week's snowstorm was nowhere near as extreme in Rhode Island and the South Coast as it was in areas like Boston, Scituate and Marshfield. But why?