Month: March 2022

Block Island Times

R.I. legislative committee considers tourism improvement districts

The Block Island Tourism Council has been exploring the idea of tourism improvement districts over the past several months and trying to pitch the concept to the Town Council for support.Tourist improvement districts are the hot new thing in supporting a shared vision of needs that goes beyond what any particular municipality or organization has …

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Block Island Times

The Wrackline

Recreation BoardRecreation Director Dave Sniffen is in full swing preparing for the summer season, while still maintaining recreation activities through the spring. He reported to the Recreation Board on March 15 that hiring for summer positions is going well, especially with the increased wages. He is able to offer $20 per hour for the head …

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Block Island Times

Talking points for enhanced primary care and triage of non-emergencies

Block Island is home to more than 1,000 year-round residents with more than 400 aged greater than 65 years old. There is an opportunity to increase the quality of primary longitudinal care for our residents and bring the spirit of a patient-centered medical practice home to the island. The U.S. has established a foundation of …

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