Month: August 2020

Block Island Times

Great Salt Pond recognized as an ‘oasis’ for ongoing studies

The following story was shared from Rhode Island resident and author Todd McLeish of ecoRI News. The story was originally published on Thursday, Aug. 27: While the coastal ponds in Rhode Island’s Washington County — Winnipaug, Quonochontaug, Ninigret, and Green Hill — have received a great deal of research and conservation attention through the years, …

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Block Island Times

Gelsomini’s “Block Island Wanderings” at Spring Street Gallery

Pam (Anderson) Gelsomini’s new show of paintings, “Block Island Wanderings” will open at the Spring Street Gallery on Saturday, Aug. 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. The show will celebrate Block Island summer scenes and landscapes via acrylic paintings on paper. Anderson is an entrepreneur, artist, avid cook and foodie, who grew up every summer …

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Island-wide broadband project: On time and on budget

The Broadband Committee will be providing regular updates on the progress of the island-wide broadband deployment. Subscription sign up and other stages requiring customer action will be announced via the Block Island Bulletin Board, Block Island Times and other media outlets. • Draft, review, and execute contract agreements. This step must be completed before any …

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Christopher Nolan’s ‘Tenet’ may be the Empire’s last flick

Gary Pollard’s Empire Theatre is like the movie industry itself. Every once in a while, someone will bemoan the death of the movies, saying people have moved on to livestreaming or video games. But then a blockbuster comes along, and the obituaries are delayed. Pollard had thought, earlier in the summer, that the long history …

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