Month: September 2021

Elizabeth Beisel makes history as first woman to successfully swim to Block Island

Elizabeth Beisel has been the darling of Rhode Island since she was 14 when she became the youngest member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic swim team. And she’s been wowing us ever since with three Olympic appearances and two medals.On Saturday, Sept. 25, Beisel, now 29, made history again by becoming the first woman to …

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Mary D. honored by Diocese

Mary Donnelly of Block Island was recognized by the Diocese of Providence with the Lumen Gentium Award in Community Service and Charitable Outreach. It’s a fitting award, given Donnelly’s over half-century of medical service to the people of Block Island, and the enormity of the charitable outreach her nonprofit, the Mary D. Fund, provides.Donnelly, a …

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New Shoreham Town Council Agenda

New Shoreham Town Council meeting will occur in person. To see supporting documents for this agenda, go to: Clerkbase https://clerkshq.com/NewShoreham-RI The meeting can be watched on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmvoSBIQ0bsFRg1kxPgNVCA1. Public Comment2. Report from Dr. Thomas Warcup, BI Medical Center Director, regarding COVID-19 and Public Health; and Discuss and act on an emergency Town ordinance to mitigate …

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Covid-19 testing

The following was submitted by Rescue Capt. Tracy Fredericks:Free symptomatic and asymptomatic COVID-19 testing will continue on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Rescue Station from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.If you have symptoms, please call Block Island Health Services, (401) 466-2974 or Rescue Capt. Tracy Fredericks at (207) 229-6349. On Thursdays, the Disaster Medical Assistance …

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Block Island School’s game schedule

Friday, October 1:Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Woonsocket, at home. 4:30 p.m.Saturday, October 2:Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Tolman Highschool, at home. 12:30 p.m.Tuesday, October 5:Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Central Highschool, location and time TBD.Saturday, October 9:Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Central Falls Highschool, at home. 12:30 p.m.Wednesday, October 13:Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Juanita Sanchez Complex, at Juanita …

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