Long-time Rhode Island blogger Justin Katz, formerly of Anchor Rising, is heading up a new blog, The Ocean State Current:

Managing Editor Justin Katz attracted national attention when he joined an early wave of bloggers with his site DustintheLight.com in 2002 — back when one frequently had to explain that the term was short for “Web log.”  When current events convinced him of the precarious condition of Rhode Island civil society, he joined other local conservatives in founding AnchorRising.com in 2004.  In the years since, Justin has published regularly in such venues as the Providence Journal, National Review Online, and Rhode Island Catholic and was featured in Proud to Be Right: Voices of the Next Conservative Generation (HarperCollins, 2010), and Anchor Rising has become among the most widely read sources of political commentary in the state.

The OSC is an effort launched by the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity, now the leading Rhode Island-based think tank devoted to free markets and economic freedom.  We need that voice in Rhode Island now more than ever.

Check out The OSC and consider bookmarking it.