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RIAC: FAA does not require FBO

RIAC: FAA does not require FBO

The following interview was conducted via email between Block Island Times editor Lars Trodson and Alan Andrade, Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer for Rhode Island Airport Corporation. It has been slightly edited from the original exchange for clarity....

Airport operating without FBO

Airport operating without FBO

Block Island Airport has been without a fixed base operator since the beginning of October. The former FBO, as they are known, was a company called FlightLevel Aviation, and was responsible for such essential airport functions as parking planes, collecting landing...

Survey conducted of exposed cables

Survey conducted of exposed cables

A geophysical survey of the ocean floor at Block Island’s Town Beach is being conducted to determine a solution to prevent two of the Block Island Wind Farm’s transmission system cables from remaining exposed. The results will be analyzed by National Grid and Ørsted...

BIPCo to seek broadband connection

BIPCo to seek broadband connection

The Block Island Times has learned that the Block Island Power Company is seeking connection to the broadband fiber network once the Community Anchor Institution project has been completed. BIPCo and the town agree that the utility company should be on the list for...

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

“In My Father’s House are many rooms… and I go there to prepare a place for you, that where I am, you may be also.” — The words of Jesus from the Gospel of John, Chapter 14 The classic Christmas tale “The Little Match Read Full Article on the Block Island...

On the hit list: Green crabs

On the hit list: Green crabs

There was no quorum at Tuesday’s Shellfish Commission meeting, but nevertheless there were some lively discussions revolving around both restoration and elimination of certain species of shellfish with The Block Island Times. At the Commission’s last meeting, Chair...

Housing Board seeks new member

Housing Board seeks new member

The Housing Board is looking for an individual to fill a seat on the board that is vacant due to a member choosing not to sign on for another term. According to the legislation that created the Housing Board, the board comprises seven members, Read Full Article on the...

Town exploring wind farm dockage hub

Town exploring wind farm dockage hub

A dockage hub at Old Harbor for supporting the offshore wind industry and Interstate Navigation’s construction of a new 500 passenger high-speed ferry at a cost of $8,500,000 are two of the 13 items on the Town Council’s agenda for its Dec. 19 meeting at 7 Read Full...

Student worker summit

Student worker summit

The following was submitted by Bill Penn of the International Student Center Advisory Board: On Thursday, Nov. 15 and Friday, Nov. 16, Raul Mickle, Director of the International Student Center, and Bill Penn, President of the International Student Center Advisory...

(360 Video) of Dinghy Beach

(360 Video) of Dinghy Beach

On a sunny, cold day, take a 360 VIDEO stroll from Corn Neck Road to Dinghy Beach, courtesy of The Block Island Times. Click and drag on the video, or pause, to look around in every direction. This content is property of The Block Island Times. Video by Read Full...