Board unhappy with stone wall’s removal

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...
Commission thinks winter transport a good idea

Commission thinks winter transport a good idea

The Motor Vehicles For Hire Commission heard ideas about new ways to utilize the taxi services in the winter for the town’s elder population and how best to schedule island-wide cab tours in the summer that will make the tours attractive to island visitors and the...
Capital projects, a math teacher and broadband

Capital projects, a math teacher and broadband

“This is a meeting where we fill you in on the things that are coming five years down the road.” William Padien, Chair of the Block Island School Committee, directed that comment to town officials prior to the committee’s meeting Monday night. Town Manager Read Full...
Seniors advocate for transportation pilot project

Seniors advocate for transportation pilot project

Island taxi owners may provide low- or no-cost transportation for senior citizens on Block Island in a pilot project for the Senior Advisory Committee. Committee member Linda Spak told the group that the two cab owners operating during the winter months are willing to...
Dinghy dock for mooring owners discussed

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...