The back of Jamie Johnston’s McPick truck is filled with bulging trash bags, taken from 34 vacation homes from around the island. This is the trash that has been left behind by the renters. Johnston’s business is to pick up the trash and take it to the transfer station. During the past few years, Jo
Someone did it, but who?
The reaction was swift and indignant. After a Long Island resident posted a picture of a piece of Painted Rock in his hands, and after someone contacted The Block Island Times about a person who had vandalized the rock, social media went into full gear, full of venom and fury. But the individual who
Green crabs: Bad for the pond, good for the palate
“Eat the invaders” was the theme of the day on Tuesday, July 9. Which invaders? The European green crab. For the Block Island Shellfish Commission, the theme enhances their mission: beat back the predatory crabs that have invaded the Great Salt Pond, disturbing the habitat for other, native shellfis