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Ed. note: The Block Island Yacht Club created the Short Story Contest several years ago as an opportunity for seniors and juniors attending the Block Island School to write creatively about the island. The format is that the opening paragraph, created by the BIYC, must be used for all entries, but then the writer can …

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Kayakers paddle to Block Island to raise money for a good cause

The following story was published in The Jamestown Press on Thursday, Sept. 3 by reporter Ryan Gibbs: For nearly three decades, a jingle on local radio has implored South County visitors to “sail away on the Block Island Ferry, take a trip back to carefree times.” Grinnell Street’s Shahin Barzin, however, ignored that advice. He …

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