Rekindling the holiday season spirit

Rekindling the holiday season spirit

The holiday season is here once again, and it holds different things for each one of us. It is a busy time for most, quickly filled up with dinner parties, shopping, holiday decorating, cooking, baking, trips to the mainland, and time spent with family Read Full...
Essentials opens year-round

Essentials opens year-round

Essentials, long-known as the store found just off the lobby of The National Hotel during the summer, will now have a second, year-round store located on High Street. Operated by Steve and Laura Hester, the convenience store will stock breakfast sandwiches and coffee,...
Welcome home

Welcome home

Decades of perseverance, a good deal of sweat, some blood, a few tears of joy, and a clear vision for the future resulted, this past Saturday, in four people receiving something they have long cherished: a place to call home on Block Island. That Read Full Article on...
Szabo steps down after 27 years at Chamber

Szabo steps down after 27 years at Chamber

Kathy Szabo, the longtime Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce, will retire on Dec. 31, 2018 after 27 years on the job. In a letter to members sent by the Chamber’s Executive Board President Diane Hayde, the Chamber also chose volunteer Cindy Lasser Read Full...
Narragansett, The Oar sold

Narragansett, The Oar sold

A Limited Liability Corporation based out of Warwick, Rhode Island has purchased a group of island properties, including The Oar, The Narragansett, and other parcels, for $7.8 million. Papers filed in Superior Court, and on file at Town Hall, dated early October,...