June 2021

Block Island Times

Softball closes out season

The Hurricanes finished strong, with a win and a close loss. Kiley Ryan crosses home plate on a wild pitch in the Hurricanes 21-20 victory over Narragansett Pier Middle School, as Gwyneth Coviello (1), Theo Cavanah (5), and Dakota Littlefield (3) look on. Photo by S. Hester Block Island Times – Read More>>

Get ready for a parade!

The annual Fourth of July Parade will step off at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 5. This year’s theme is “Celebrating America” and the Grand Marshall will be the staff at the Block Island Post Office. Postmaster Becky Brown, and Tamzen A. Mazzur, Kim Bubko, and Kara Stinnett. The Double Ender Committee has been working closely …

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Airport Gallery features works by Allison Bianco

The gallery at the Block Island Airport, a partnership between the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation, announces the opening of its summer exhibit featuring works by RI artist Allison Bianco, born and raised in Smithfield.Bianco’s works use a combination of printmaking processes, namely intaglio and screen print, …

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Must be Race Week

Fog is no stranger at Race Week. In the third week of June (after weeks of glorious weather) the fog descends, prompting islanders to say: “It must beRace Week.”Storm Trysail Race Week is held every other year, with smaller regattas in the off-years. This year the race has returned to Champlin’s Marina, withMargaritaville as a …

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