November 2022

Averting a water crisis

After months of sounding the alarm, the Block Island Water Company, under the supervision of John Breunig has finally gotten the attention of the Town Council.At a joint meeting of the Council and the joint boards of the water and sewer departments on Monday, November 14, Breunig walked council members Sven Risom, Keith Stover, and […]

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Gardeners host wreath-making

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Calling all southpaws

Are you left-handed? If so, Dan Cahill is looking for you.For the past 10 or so years, Dan has been giving the 100 left-handed people on Block Island (that he knows of) the annual Left Hander’s Calendar for Christmas. But this year, it is not being published. So Dan has an idea, let’s make our

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Town Council continues Ballard’s licensing decisions, approves others

The Town Board of License Commissioners held its annual liquor and outdoor entertainment license renewal meeting on November 3, but not before first gatheringas the Town Council to discuss a resolution concerning cooperation on liquor law enforcement with license holders. Only one license holder attended the meeting.The resolution seeks to develop a partnership with license

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Surfside hits some snags

After getting approval from the Historic District Commission for its proposed renovations to “Surfside,” the owners smoothly sailed through the Conservation Commission but ran into some problems during their public hearing before the Planning Board last month.32 Dodge Street Op.Co. LLC. (Plat 6 Lot 138 and Lot 141. Fire # 439 Dodge Street) needed advisories

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