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Bingo at the Fire Barn

Beach Ave New Shoreham Washington County
24Jul
Back To The Future - Movie On The Beach
7 Corn Neck Rd New Shoreham

From 02:30 am to 04:30 am

24Jul
Blues on the Block
7 Corn Neck Rd New Shoreham

27Jul
The Great Salt Pond Swim
Andy's Way New Shoreham New Shoreham

From 11:00 am to 03:56 pm

RECENT BI TIMES NEWS

A quest to reduce the island’s waste
07/18/2019

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?
07/18/2019

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
07/18/2019

“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