March 2019

Between the Seasons

We have crossed the many thresholds that mark the transition from winter to spring. We passed Washington’s birthday; meteorological winter ended on March 1; our man-imposed measure of time shifted, a blip pushing the sunrise back before seven for a few days; and the closing hour of the grocery was set back an hour. St.

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Block Island Times

Recreation Department looks to expand horizons

The town’s Recreation Department may be looking to expand its programming beyond sports-related games and activities.  Island resident Sue Brown Black attended the Recreation Board’s most recent meeting to pitch an idea about collaborating with island artists and craftsmen in order to offer some arts-based programming through the town. Black said she was “still in

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A declaration of love

The following is a sermon delivered by Rev. Buote-Grieg on Sunday, March 17, following the mass shooting in New Zealand. This declaration can be signed by island residents at St. Ann’s by-the-Sea. the Island Free Library, and The Block Island Times. The Rev. Eletha Buote-Greig​​ is the pastor at St. Ann’s by-the-Sea on Spring Street. Brothers

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