Old traditions, new spark

As a summer traveler and vacationer up from the heat of South Florida, I have made my way to Block Island for a staycation on the West Side for the next month. A local to the area born and raised in Portsmouth, R.I., I had never come to Block Island for an extended stay and my timing could not have been better. When I arrived on the island the ferry was full of excited families and locals who told me, “Of course we’re headed to the Block. They do the fourth better than anyone. It reminds

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