Month: October 2018

Hawk on the road to recovery

Island resident Chris Blane was on his way to work on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at about 6:45 a.m. when he noticed a murder of crows that was “obviously agitated.” Blane said he stopped to see what the excitement was all about and saw an Read Full Article on the Block Island Times

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Straw ban paused

The New Shoreham Town Council has discovered that banning plastic straws on Block Island might be a bit different than banning plastic bags and balloons. Banning plastic straws seems to be a more complex issue, since replacement products such as paper straws are not Read Full Article on the Block Island Times

Eight running for Town Council seats

Three resident independent candidates will challenge incumbent members of the New Shoreham Town Council in the election on Tuesday, Nov. 6. While the incumbent Town Council members have all filed for reelection to their respective seats, former councilor Mark Emmanuelle, an independent, is challenging Read Full Article on the Block Island Times