Month: May 2018

Open for business!

“Weather,” said Block Island Chamber of Commerce President Kathy Szabo. “Weather,” said Old Town Inn owner Lucinda Morrison. “Jimmy Ernst once told me, you can do all kinds of preparation, but at the end of the season it’s all about the weather,” said Steve McQueeney, President of the Lions Club. “But because everyone has a weather …

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Med. Center revenue shortfall ‘not sustainable’

There was a feeling of concern when Block Island Health Services Board Treasurer Pete Tweedy gave board members the news concerning the Medical Center’s financial situation. Tweedy said the facility’s revenue shortfall for January through March of this year was $178,507.79. Tweedy said this financial trend was “not sustainable.” Tweedy said the total income for …

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