December 2019

Block Island Times

A star is re-born

An old star has taken on a new shine at Sunset Hill. It’s a six-foot stick figure; a greeting to neighbors, an announcement of the season, a symbol of community. In recent years, it was stored away only to await rediscovery. I found it this way: Having moved into the basement apartment, the under porch

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Making a gingerbread house

Block Island children, their parents and even a few grandparents in tow, gathered downstairs at the Island Free Library for the time-honored tradition of making gingerbread houses on Saturday, Dec. 14. It’s one of the Island Free Library’s most popular and well-attended events, according to Youth Services Librarian Morgan Walsh. Tables were festooned and overflowing

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