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  1. Developers Submit Unsolicited Requests for Wind Leases Offshore Massachusetts and New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | JD Supra

    ... The quickening pace of activity in the U.S. offshore wind market, including completion of Deepwater Wind's Block Island offshore wind farm and today's auction process for offshore North Carolina, suggests that offshore wind projects may become a ...

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  2. North Carolina offshore wind hailed as job creatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | UPI

    ... maritime territory when it comes to wind energy development offshore. The nation's first offshore wind farm, Block Island, started operations off the coast of Rhode Island in December At peak capacity, Block Island should yield 30 megawatts of ...

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  3. Famed illustrator James Stevenson has...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | The Block Island Times

    Stevenson died on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 at home in Cos Cob, Conn., at the age of 87. The cause of death was complications of pneumonia after a long illness. For a complete story of Jim Stevenson's life, please see this week's edition of The Block Island Times .

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  4. Made Fourth of July plans yet? Take a small-ship cruise around New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    Block Island off of Rhode Island is one of the stops on the Fourth of July small-ship cruise along the East Coast. Block Island off of Rhode Island is one of the stops on the Fourth of July small-ship cruise along the East Coast.

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  5. Alice Kelly, 86, passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | The Block Island Times

    ... Kathleen and her husband Christopher Ballou of Chelsea, Mass., her daughter, Cynthia and husband Gene Hall of Block Island, Rhode Island, her son, Peter and his partner Sue Sabella of Coventry, Conn., Peter's children, Elizabeth and Amanda and their ...

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  6. What fish do EMFs attract?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | The Block Island Times

    What kind of marine wildlife is attracted to electromagnetic fields that emanate from the 30 megawatt undersea cable connecting Block Island to the mainland? The issue came up last week when the Coastal Resources Management Council directed National Grid to study an 80-foot section of the undersea cable that is not buried to the proper depth, and which may attract certain kinds of marine life due to its electromagnetic field. According to Dave Beutel, the Aquaculture and Fisheries Coordinator for the Coastal Resources Management Council, some marine life native to the Atlantic Ocean "electromagnetic-navigate," to some degree, as their means of traveling and communication.

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  7. Housing Board's new subdivision layoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | The Block Island Times

    The following was prepared by the members of the Block Island Housing Board and submitted to The Block Island Times: The Housing Board would like to present a synopsis of the Cherry Hill Lane development that will shortly be reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Boards . The 4.5 acre parcel is located off Cooneymus Road and is in the Zone RA .

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  8. Famed illustrator Jim Stevenson dies...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | The Block Island Times

    Stevenson, 87, was a long-time cartoonist for The New Yorker, frequent contributor to The Block Island Times , and a prolific illustrator and writer. Stevenson died on Friday Feb. 17, 2017 at home in Cos Cob, Conn.

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  9. Deepwater holds hearing on planned wind farm off Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Newsday

    ... To verify your subscription information, click the Connect Account button. Deepwater Wind's turbines off Block Island, R.I., on Aug. 15, 2016. LIPA selected a project by Deepwater Wind in July. Photo Credit: AP / Michael Dwyer Long Island residents ...

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  10. Digital Elevation Models: Building your BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Directions Magazine

    ... computers with a realistic-and-straightforward task to accomplish: to find, select, and download a DEM of Block Island, Rhode Island, from the National Map. He asked me what DEM stood for; I told him. I deliberately did not give any more ...

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  11. Zeldin: Reinvigorating fishing means cutting needless regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Long Island Business News

    ... which ends three miles off of Montauk Point, and Rhode Island state waters, which begin three miles off of Block Island, there is a small area of federally controlled water that is considered part of the "Exclusive Economic Zone," or EEZ. The EEZ, ...

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  12. Mystery solved: Big rig sitting off Melbourne Beach waiting out weather, company saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Florida Today

    Mystery solved: Big rig sitting off Melbourne Beach waiting out weather, company says Big barge sitting off of Melbourne Shores was heading back to Louisiana Check out this story on floridatoday.com: http://on.flatoday.com/2mwMDdT The mystery has been solved: The rig with the big bright yellow crane seen sitting atop the waters south of Melbourne Beach is waiting out rough weather and winds before moving back to Louisiana, its owners said. The vessel, the Lacie Eymard, has a crew of six people and was slowly heading back to its home port in the Gulf state following a job at the Block Island Wind Farm about 4 miles off the coast of Rhode Island.

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  13. Lathrop's severance talks ongoingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Block Island Times

    ... the resignation of Lathrop due to snags with his severance negotiations. Second Warden Norris Pike told The Block Island Times that the delay is due to negotiations concerning Lathrop's severance package. Per his contract, Lathrop's severance is ...

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  14. Where the wild things are: GalileeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | The Block Island Times

    ... was being paid by several passengers and crew who were passing by this beauty as they were heading south to Block Island. As she slathered, primped, and posed on the rocks she got herself prepared for a nice relaxing afternoon. Moreover, she had all ...

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  15. Dirty Secret Behind Wind Turbines, They Need Lots Of OilRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    ... it powers, according to Daily Caller News Foundation calculations . The first American offshore wind farm in Block Island, Rhode Island will cost $17,600 dollars per home it powers. The extremely high cost of offshore wind apparently doesn't worry ...

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  16. Grid conducting EMF surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | The Block Island Times

    ... during installation in June of 2016. The cable connects the island to the mainland, and is associated with the Block Island Wind Farm project. National Grid Engineer David Campilii told The Block Island Times that the jet plow, the machine used to ...

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  17. Regulators updated on 1st US offshore wind farm operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A turbine isn't spinning at the nation's first offshore wind farm, but repairs are expected to be complete soon. Deepwater Wind, which owns the five-turbine farm off Block Island, gave an update Tuesday night on the wind farm's initial operations to regulators from Rhode Island's Coastal Resources Management Council.

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  18. Attorneys argue school solar projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | The Block Island Times

    Attorney Joe Priestley, at left, questions real estate appraiser James Houle during the school's solar application Planning Board hearing on Feb. 8. Photo by Cassius Shuman That's what abutter Cathy Payne said at the Planning Board hearing regarding the Block Island School's proposed installation of a 142-panel solar array along the northern lot line of the school's High Street property. Payne, who feels that the array would infringe on her property, has waged stiff opposition to the project, along with her attorney, Thomas Tarro, before the town's various boards.

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  19. Newport's Historic Bigelow Carriage House SoldRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2017 | PR.com

    ... agency specializing in waterfront and luxury real estate and serving all of Rhode Island, including Block Island, as well as southeast Connecticut and coastal Massachusetts. Gustave White has been in business for over 80 years as a leader in the ...

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  20. Business | Torgan Named RI State Director for The Nature ConservancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Go Local

    ... water and worked summers through high school and college on charter fishing boats out of Point Judith and on Block Island. He earned his B.S. in Environmental Studies/Biology from Union College in New York, and worked for a fisheries consulting ...

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