Month: March 2021

Block Island Times

Supreme Court denies Champlin’s expansion deal with CRMC

The Rhode Island Supreme Court issued an order late Friday, March 26, denying the motion to “incorporate and merge” the Memo of Understanding crafted by Champlin’s Realty Associates and the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council that would have granted the right of the marina to expand 156 feet into the waters of the Great …

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Block Island Times

Off-season ferry ride

Leaning over the railWatching the wake in aweFamiliar voice calls my nameAn old friend that I saw The randomness of who’s onboardIs always pretty funSpot a dog that I knowHis owner is my chum Catching up on the timesRehashing some old newsGossiping with some laughsOn this one-hour cruise Never fails, it’s guaranteedSee people that I …

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New exhibit at Block Island Airport Gallery features contemporary artist Kate Aitchison

The gallery at the Block Island Airport, a partnership between the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC), announced the opening of its spring exhibit featuring works by contemporary artist Kate Aitchison. Aitchison’s art focuses on print media incorporating her handmade paper. The prints will be on …

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Update on Town Council meeting

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Update on cable project

The following message was posted by Facilities Manager Sam Bird: Certainly everyone has noticed the Global Symphony has arrived and is off Crescent Beach to perform cable pulling, splicing and removal operations. As part of the work involved there will be substantial excavation on the beach to remove portions of the old cable. For the …

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