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Update from Dr. Warcup

The following Covid-19 update was provided by Block Island Health Services on Tuesday, Jan. 12: The latest video update from Dr. Warcup is available at the link below: Dr. Warcup notes that the COVID-19 positivity rate in Rhode Island and surrounding states remains between 7 to 8 percent and it is important to be vigilant …

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A Meadow in the Winter

The following was sent to The Block Island Times from the Block Island Conservancy: January 7, 2021 – A Meadow in the Winter A dusting of snow fell on Block Island one evening this week and because it was so still there were still little heaps of snow the following morning between the stems of switchgrass and little bluestem …

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RIAC holds public meeting on 10-year aviation plan for BID

A 10-year general aviation strategic business plan study is being conducted by Rhode Island Airport Corporation to determine the needs of the five general aviation airports in Rhode Island – Block Island, Newport, North Central, Quonset and Westerly – and to define the future direction of the airports. The discussion on the strategic business plan …

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Update from Dr. Warcup

The following update was posted by the Block Island Health Services on Monday, Jan. 4: Please view an update regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine at the link below: Dr. Warcup explains that the Medical Center received 70 doses of Moderna vaccine last week designated for Fire, Rescue and Medical personnel. Due to some EMS personnel being …

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Planning Board holds public hearing on modification to subdivision

During the Wednesday, Dec. 9 Planning Board meeting, Attorney Erik Wallin was present for a public hearing on an application for a Preliminary Plan Review for a modification to the original subdivision on Plat 9, Lot 58-2 on Mohegan Trail. Wallin had previously presented the application to the Planning Board on Thursday, Sept. 17, and …

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Holiday fiber arts tree

After only a few weeks of planning, island resident Sue Brown Black has almost realized her latest dream of creating a community art project that anyone can contribute to, and everyone can enjoy. The idea was to create a tree-shaped frame and cover it with “granny squares,” the traditional crocheted square that has been the …

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