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Recent Jobs on Block Island 2017

Old Post Office Bagel Shop:  Bagel baker.  3 a.m.-10 a.m.  Counter help also needed.  No housing available.  Call Allie at 401-374-5265

Aldo’s Restaurant:  Hostess, Waitstaff and Kitchen help needed.  Some housing available.  Email resume to

1661 Inn:  Front Desk Staff.  Start Immediately.  Must…


Added by Stephen Dolinich on April 21, 2017 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Fulltime naturalist position created at TNC

The Nature Conservancy and the Ocean View Foundation are pleased to announce that Josie Merck, President and founder of the Ocean View Foundation, has made a transformational gift that will fund a permanent naturalist position on Block Island. The endowed position will be called the OVF Naturalist Perch and will deliver nature education opportunities to visitors, residents, and students, and provide important leadership on climate change and sea level rise issues on the island…


Added by Stephen Dolinich on February 24, 2017 at 11:56am — No Comments

Block Island Summer Jobs & Internships for 2016

With one season ending, we are already planning for the 2016 summer season on Block Island.  If you are a college student studying biology, marine biology, conservation/environmental studies or a related field, The Nature Conservancy is looking for a Marine GLOBE (Growing Leaders on Behalf of the Environment) Intern.

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 35 countries, all 50 United States, and…


Added by Stephen Dolinich on October 16, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

RIFF Excited about Block Island Wind Farm Jobs

Charles A. Donadio, Jr., President of the Quonset-based Rhode Island Fast Ferry (RIFF) said he is excited about entering the U.S. offshore wind energy business.

“This pushes my company into a year-round commercial division of a…


Added by Stephen Dolinich on August 13, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Block Island Organics

Block Island Organics grew out of our spa, Koru Eco Spa, and a desire to provide safe, effective, and pleasing suncare products.  As an eco-friendly spa located on an island surrounded by beaches we know firsthand the effects of the sun on skin and how hard it is to find a good, safe suncare line that we actually like and use.  So we…


Added by Stephen Dolinich on February 20, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Block Island Medical Center Hires Nurse Practitioner

According to the Block Island Times article by Judy Tierney, The Block Island Medical Center no longer has a help wanted sign!

Liz Dyer, who was here working for a week during the summer has now committed to working year-round.  You can read more about Liz reading the Block Island Times article here.

Recruiting for a little island like Block Island can…


Added by Stephen Dolinich on October 1, 2011 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Block Islanders' Selfless Acts

According to the Block Island Times, on the evening of July 5, 26 year old Matt Fortuna, a member of this site, was hanging out in the Ball O'Brien Park on West side road when he suddenly collapsed to the ground.  Matt had stopped breathing.  Island resident Timothy Buol was first on the scene and the Rescue Squad was there within minutes.

"If not for…


Added by Stephen Dolinich on July 23, 2011 at 11:40am — No Comments

Eric Clapton visits small island, uses rest room.

....Greetings islanders.....word has it that rock god-legend Eric Clapton came ashore to use the Men's room....The fact that Clapton is God and that the amount of gold on his yacht far exceeds the amount of gold on the whole island leaves one to believe there was probably a plumbing problem.  Why would Clapton leave a floating fortress of free flowing champagne and luxurious accomidations that could not be equaled by the substandard service from overworked migrant workers in musty smelling…


Added by Robert Taylor on July 21, 2011 at 8:32am — No Comments

Block Island Beverages Announces Introduction of Bibbs™ All Natural Soda

Block Island Beverages, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Block Island Brands, Inc., announced the introduction of its first two flavors of Bibbs All Natural Sparkling Sodas—Sparkling Blackberry and Sparkling Blackberry/Lime.

Block Island Beverages, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Block Island Brands, Inc., announced the introduction of its first two flavors of Bibbs All Natural Sparkling Sodas—Sparkling Blackberry and Sparkling Blackberry/Lime. At 90 total…


Added by Stephen Dolinich on May 26, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

So you want an island job?

Block Island is a great place to live and work for the summer if you are looking for revelry of a different sort. Block Island is on the list of the “Last Great Places” as named by the Nature Conservancy and one of twelve sites in the Western hemisphere that are considered to have incredible natural habitat. …

Added by Stephen Dolinich on May 11, 2011 at 11:19am — No Comments

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Added by Stephen Dolinich on March 11, 2011 at 2:50pm — 7 Comments

Recap of Last Summer (Sorry it was so late)

Hey guys, as some of you may know I spent my first summer working on Block Island in 2010.  Here is some things to expect, and some of my experiences for you all to  read.  


I first pulled into Old Harbor, where most ferries come into when coming to Block Island, except for the Long Island ferry.  I was met by my best friend who got there earlier, and a girl he met helped us move my fridge and numerous things I brought because neither of us had our car, but she brought hers.…


Added by Anthony Brashier on January 27, 2011 at 11:59pm — 1 Comment

Block Island Summer Job Tips 2011

The frustration of idleness has hit hundreds of Block Island job seekers who are currently searching for 2011 summer jobs and internships.  It's good that you all have started your job search early and you realize that it's not just about finding a job; in many cases it's also about finding housing for the summer.

Many people have been searching for a job for the past couple of months, keeping a positive outlook while faced adversity is a challenge. Our minds race with thoughts of…


Added by Stephen Dolinich on January 22, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Block Island Police Search for Missing Man

The police are searching for a man from the island who has been missing since Sunday.

Ross Campbell, 48, who lives by himself, was reported missing by his sister, according to New Shoreham Police Chief Vincent Carlone.

Carlone said that Campbell may be disoriented. He said that the police found his car in a remote area where people go hiking known as Rodman's Hollow. The police know that Campbell kept a motorized bicycle…


Added by Stephen Dolinich on November 5, 2010 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Interstate Navigation plans to move corporate office to R.I.

Interstate Navigation, which operates the Block Island Ferry, plans to move its corporate headquarters from New London, Conn., to the Port of Galilee. Michael McElroy, the attorney representing Interstate, said the company has signed a purchase agreement for a building at 316 Great Island Rd., owned by Nancy Champlin.

The building, which is vacant, is next to the facilities Interstate already uses in Galilee. The building had been occupied by several…


Added by Stephen Dolinich on October 25, 2010 at 8:39am — No Comments

Coast Guard Station on Block Island to close for winter season

U.S. Coast Guard Station Block Island will officially conduct the annual seasonal closure for the summer boating season on Tuesday, September 7th 2010.

During the winter, Block Island closes due to reduced marine traffic and transfers its response capabilities back to the parent command at Station Point Judith, Rhode Island. Point Judith is located 12 nautical miles north of Block Island…


Added by Stephen Dolinich on September 8, 2010 at 8:33am — No Comments

Block Island under Hurricane Warning

As of 2 p.m. Thursday Hurricane Earl's sustained wind speed has decreased to 125 mph and the National Hurricane Center has downgraded it to a category 3 storm. The Spring House is now flying its hurricane warning flags for the first time since Hurricane Bob hit New England nearly 20 years ago. Bob was a category 2 storm, Earl is expected to be a category 2 or strong category 1 storm when it passes to the east of Block Island Friday night.

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Added by Stephen Dolinich on September 2, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Hurricane Earl and Block Island

Looks like there's a good chance we'll be seeing some effects of Earl this weekend on Block Island. Earl is expected to pass about 100 miles east of Nantucket, potentially bringing tropical storm conditions to Block Island. And while getting more confident in its tracking of Earl, the weather service says, "There is still the possibility that Earl could track even closer to the coast, which could bring a much bigger impact…


Added by Stephen Dolinich on September 1, 2010 at 10:58am — No Comments

Island Businesses Appear in R.I. Monthly's Best Of

The editors of Rhode Island Monthly recently selected six Block Island businesses in their "Best of Rhode Island" issue recently.

  • Froozies was selected for best breakfast sandwich. Tess (one of members) spent this summer working at Froozies
  • Island Bound for best…

Added by Stephen Dolinich on August 15, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Block Island Lifeguard Certification Course

August 9 to August 13, from 8am to 12 pm. Participants must be 15 years old, and must pass a prerequisite swim of 400 meters. American Red Cross certification cards for CPR and lifeguard training will be issued upon completion. CPR and First Aid only class is August 10. To register call Chapman Lifeguard Services at 401-474-3092.

Added by Stephen Dolinich on August 8, 2010 at 11:54am — No Comments

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