Month: December 2018

Board unhappy with stone wall’s removal

“Where are the rocks?” That refrain was repeated by the Island Free Library’s Board of Trustees and Library Director Kristin Baumann during its meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 18. The Trustees were wondering what happened to the rocks that comprised the stone wall separating the library’s Read Full Article on the Block Island Times

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Dinghy dock for mooring owners discussed

As is fitting for the season, the Harbors Committee has put another item on its wish list — another dinghy dock. The new dinghy dock constructed last year under a private/public partnership between the town and the Wronowski family has been by all reports a resounding Read Full Article on the Block Island Times

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Hunting season at NWR begins Jan. 3

The following information was submitted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is announcing its white-tailed deer hunting season. The season begins Thursday, Jan. 3 and runs to Feb. 22, 2019, on selected units, excluding weekends per Town Read Full Article on the Block Island Times

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Division hears Interstate’s request to build 500-passenger fast ferry

For about three hours today at its Warwick office, the Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities and Carriers listened to testimony regarding Interstate Navigation’s request for incurring $8.5 million in borrowing debt to construct a new 500-passenger fast ferry. Witnesses ranging from one of Interstate Navigation’s owners, Joshua Linda, Read Full Article on the Block Island …

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A Block Island panorama

There’s a new coffee table book that highlights the beauty of Block Island not just in the summer, but in its year-round glory. The book, simply called “Seasons On Block Island,” was compiled by island resident Bob Rule and photographer Concepta McNamara. The book features Read Full Article on the Block Island Times

Thoughts for the season

Ponder the Promise The Jewish believers built the foundation of their faith with their very blood, sweat and tears. The Hebrew nation received the Promise in revelation. Kept the Promise by prophetic exhortation. Reestablished the Promise through divine intervention when it Read Full Article on the Block Island Times

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Special election

There will be a special election for the New Shoreham Tax Assessor held on Tuesday, Jan. 8. According to Town Clerk Molly Fitzpatrick, the name of incumbent assessor Cindy Geer was inadvertently left off the regular ballot for the November election. Fitzpatrick said the Board of Elections has Read Full Article on the Block Island …

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