Month: September 2019

Block Island Times

Blood Drives honored

Pastor Peter Preiser, at left, along with Pat Tengwall, second from right, and Peter Greenman, Director of the Block Island Blood Drive, accept a proclamation signed by Gov. Gina Raimondo from Rennie Maurice-Simmons of the R.I. Blood Center for 40 years of Blood Drives on Block Island. Courtesy photo Read more on the Block Island …

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Local artist brings together art, poetry and love of Block Island

Ted Merritt believes in human possibility. And every page of his new book, “My Art, My Love and Block Island” attests to that outlook. Indeed, the slim volume that looks much like an artist’s workbook teems with reproductions of Merritt’s paintings, which themselves reflect his deep love of the sea and of the island. These are …

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Interstate update

Posted on the Block Island Ferry website: UPDATED SERVICE ALERT FOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6: CONDITIONS ARE RAPIDLY DETERIORATING AND WE HAVE UNEXPECTEDLY CANCELLED THE 11 AM TRADITIONAL FERRY FROM PT. JUDITH AND THE 1 PM FROM BLOCK ISLAND. THE 9 AM FROM PT. JUDITH AND THE 11 AM FROM BI ARE RUNNING. ALL OTHER TRADITIONAL …

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