To your health: Fall prevention and its importance

To your health: Fall prevention and its importance

Now that autumn is here, the wind blows crisper and the leaves start to fall. Now is a fine time of year to review ways to reduce the chances of having the same fate as the falling leaves. According to the Center for Disease Control and Read Full Article on the Block...
Gilpin honored for Lighthouse restoration

Gilpin honored for Lighthouse restoration

To understand the significance of the preservation award recently bestowed on island resident Robbie Gilpin, it’s important to understand who the award is named after. Gilpin received the Antoinette Downing Volunteer Service Award from the Rhode Island Historical...
Library addressing window repairs

Library addressing window repairs

Heeding Island Free Library Director Kristin Baumann’s directive that the library’s leaking windows require “urgent” attention, the Board of Trustees agreed at its Oct. 16 meeting to budget $80,000 for the repairs. In order to fund the project, the library is...
Whitehouse talks climate change, politics

Whitehouse talks climate change, politics

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse focused on the environment and the upcoming election during his remarks to a group of island residents on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the 1661 Inn. Whitehouse, a Democrat who is up for re-election, is being challenged by Republican Robert...