b. Walter Leslie Brian, August 8, 1918, Boston, Massachusetts
d. November 2, 2004, Narragansett
For over half a century, Brine was a cheerful and comforting presence on local radio and television. He helmed WPRO's morning show from 1942 to 1993 and was the popular host of Channel 12's children's show, Salty's Shack, from 1958 to 1968.
Related link: Flogging the Collective Memory: Salty Brine