Month: August 2021

Block Island Times

Citizen science, anyone?

The Town Council has established a Sea Level Rise Committee with a mission to “understand the potential local impacts posed by sea level rise, assess the community’s vulnerabilities, engage citizens and assist the town to assess, recommend and implement mitigation projects or other priority actions that will improve Block Island’s coastal resiliency.”Second Warden Sven Risom …

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Block Island Times

BI School mandates face covering for beginning of school year

The Block Island School will require all persons entering and attending the school to wear a face covering – for at least the beginning of the school year. The School Committee made its decision based on recommendations from both outgoing Superintendent Mike Convery and Block Island Medical Center Director Dr. Tom Warcup. When asked if …

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