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B.I. Sports this week

School Sports at Home Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Middlebridge, Saturday, Jan. 7 at 12:30 p.m. (School gym)Note: The Girls Varsity home game scheduled for Jan. 14 has been postponed. Recreation Department Weekly Schedule Tuesdays:• 8-10 p.m., Pickleball (School Gym)Fridays:• 6:30 – 8 p.m., Friday Night Games, grades 4-6 (School gym)• 8 – 10 p.m., Open …

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“A far-way place close to Connecticut:” What Block Island was and remains

In 1967, a travel writer visited Block Island. The writer worked for The Providence Journal, and like all reporters in the United States at the time, saw his nation divided on many social and cultural fronts. Newspaper reporters had their hands full in the summer of 1967 as civil unrest exploded across the nation’s major …

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