Month: September 2019

Block Island Times

Conservation groups wrestle with subdivision regulations

Proposed changes by the Planning Board to the definition of developable land has caused the three major conservation groups on Block Island to have something akin to an existential crisis. Those three groups are the Block Island Land Trust, the Block Island Conservancy, and The Nature Conservancy. Representatives from all three groups were in attendance …

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Block Island Times

EEE testing ongoing

Block Island’s mosquito testing protocol continues in the wake of a sample testing positive for eastern equine encephalitis on the island last week. The positive sample was taken at the Boy Scout Camp, located off Connecticut Avenue. Town Manager Ed Roberge told the Town Council at its meeting Wednesday night that this week’s testing came …

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