Month: July 2019

Block Island Times

Join the moth-ers

The following was submitted by The Nature Conservancy: In a summer full of things to do, Thursday, July 11 is an action-packed exciting day of special programing sponsored by The Nature Conservancy and its partners. The Patagonia film “Artifishal: the road to extinction is paved with good intentions,” will be shown as July’s first Green …

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The Surf, reinvented

For the past several months, the sights and sounds coming out of the Surf Hotel have been those of table saws, hammering, along with a boatload of carpenters, electricians and assorted craftspeople working overtime to get ready for the scheduled opening on Monday, July 1. The morning of July 1 broke beautifully clear and warm, …

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Block Island Times

Seniors would like ride discount program year-round

A senior ride discount program that was launched last winter that provided reduced-cost rides with local taxi cabs was so successful, the members of the Senior Advisory Committee hope to keep the program going year-round. While local taxi-cab owners and drivers were sympathetic to the need, they expressed some reservations about providing the service during …

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Block Island Times

Race Week results

During last week’s Storm Trysail Block Island Race Week, there were many local participants who performed well, including: Greg Slamowitz, aboard his J 111 Manitou, in the very competitive PERF1 class division; Mark Masiello on his Friendship 40 Tenderly in the performance cruising spinnaker class; Orrin Starr aboard the professionally-crewed Fox, an IRC 52; Kenn …

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