Latest Block Island Stories

2011-06-23 08:30:00

NEW SHOREHAM, R.I., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as the summer tourism season picks up on Block Island, customers who visit the island and those who live there seasonally or full-time are expected to experience improved mobile broadband and voice performance as a result of continued investment and innovation by AT&T.

2010-03-25 09:51:03

Want to know what kinds of foods prevent disease? Then watch what migratory birds eat during their stopovers on Block Island.

2009-08-10 15:11:00

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2009-08-10 15:34:57

NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity is investigating a metallic meteorite the size of a large watermelon that is providing researchers more details about the Red Planet's environmental history.

2008-09-23 15:00:17

By PETER B LORD A team of experts will launch a $3.2-million effort to determine the best locations. As coastal states race to build the country's first offshore wind farms, it is clear that Rhode Island is following a unique path.

2008-09-05 15:00:14

By Timothy C Barmann; Andrew Dzykewicz PROVIDENCE -- Rhode Island's top energy official said yesterday that proposed federal rules for leasing offshore ocean space to wind- farm operators will not conflict with the state's own plan to select a developer to build a wind project off the coast.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.