Month: November 2021

Block Island Times

National Grid announces it is pulling out of Block Island until spring

Nov. 30, 2021 – National Grid announced today that they would be delaying the completion of their sea2shore cable reburying project until next spring when they hope to have more favorable sea conditions. The next step, the splicing of the new cable segment to the existing cable, is expected to take at least five consecutive …

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Block Island Times

Town Council round-up

Covid At the meeting on November 17, Dr. Tom Warcup had good news for the New Shoreham Town Council regarding Covid-19. He reported that as a state, Rhode Island had 85 percent of eligible adults vaccinated, with Block Island near 100 percent. He told the council the eligible kids at Block Island School had received …

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Hunting Season Dates

November: Archery, muzzle loader, and shotgun allowed on all weekdays, Monday through Friday, no holidays, no weekends. 11/22-11/24; 11/29-11/30Pheasant Hunting: 11/17, 11/24 December:12/1-12/3, 12/6, 12/7, 12/9, 12/10,12/13 January:1/3, 1/4, 1/6, 1/7, 1/10, 1/11, 1/13,1/14, 1/18, 1/20, 1/21, 1/24-1/28, 1/31, 2022 February:2/1-2/4, 2/7-2/11, 2/14-2/18, 2022 There is no hunting on:Pheasant only day, November 17Thanksgiving Day, November …

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Block Island Times

Watch out for deer!

Please be advised that deer “rut” season is upon us. The rut is the time of year when deer mate, also known as mating season. The rut runs, generally, from mid-October until early December. According to the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), the rut peaks in the first two weeks of November. During …

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