Month: May 2020

Block Island Times

Atlantic Wind Transfers wins contract for offshore wind project in Virginia

The following was submitted to The Block Island Times from Atlantic Wind Transfers on Wednesday, May 27. Atlantic Wind Transfers is a Rhode Island company that works with the Block Island Wind Farm: May 27, 2020, North America – Atlantic Wind Transfers based in Quonset Point, Rhode Island has secured its second long-term O&M Crew …

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Block Island Times

Horseshoe Crab Season

(VIDEO) Horseshoe crabs have begun to emerge around the Great Salt Pond recently, with their appearance serving as a reminder to their annual breeding event. Horseshoe crabs are one of Block Island’s living fossils, and their appearance has not changed in 300 million years. Reporter Rosemary Connelli observed the horseshoe crabs at Andy’s Way, where …

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Kern announces withdrawal from fulltime town manager consideration

In an email sent to town employees on Tuesday, May 26, Interim Town Manager Jim Kern announced that he would be withdrawing his name from the pool of applicants seeking to be considered for the permanent position. Kern was hired in late December 2019 to succeed former Town Manager Ed Roberge, who resigned after nearly two …

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