Block Island Resort's Liquor License Suspended After Ferry Fight, Disturbance
Authorities on the Rhode Island tourist hotspot of Block Island have voted to suspend the liquor and entertainment licenses of a beachfront resort that was the site of a brawl during a crowded music festival earlier this month that was later followed by a fight on a ferry to the mainland. The New Shoreham Board of License Commissioners unanimously approved a...
Anna Rossi Takes a Food Tour on Block Island
Sail away on the Block Island Ferry for the perfect island day. But if you’re not into the beach, there’s plenty of cuisine to whet your appetite. Anna fills you in.
A Wedding With Flare: 2 Men Fined Over Coast Guard Search
Federal prosecutors say two Rhode Island men who touched off a needless and expensive ocean search-and-rescue effort when they fired maritime distress flares to celebrate a friend’s wedding have agreed to pay $5,000 each to settle the case. The U.S. attorney’s office in Providence says the Coast Guard and the town of New Shoreham spent more than $100,000 combined...