The Block Island Times

The purposes of the Association are to serve as a medium for community, cultural, recreational and social activities, to advance the civic interests of Block Island, and to aid the residents in achieving the fullest enjoyment of its unique natural advantages.

The board meets monthly at the Harbor Baptist Church. We will post upcoming meeting dates here - BIRA members are welcome to attend.

We will keep you up to date on our latest discussions and the participants in our Discount Card Program.

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BIRA's 2015 Work Plan

Click on this link and then click on the words "BIRA Work Plan - 2015" to see what goals BIRA is targeting in 2015: ~
Telecommunications Progress

BIRA spearheaded efforts towards improvements being needed in the island's telecommunications arena. At Saturday's meeting, a letter from our Town IT manager and a report from the greater island telecommunications task force were presented to our board of directors: ~
BIRA's Candidates Night October 28th

We have invited all candidates for Town Council for a session from 7:00 to 9:00 p,m..on Tuesday, October 28th. Representative Donna Walsh and Blake Filippi have also been invited to get involved. Each candidate will get five minutes to make a statement prior to the Council session. We will be ...
BIRA Participated in Recent Beach CleanUp

BIRA was proud to participate in the recent island-wide beach cleanup by concentrating on a cleanup of West Beach. Many of our Directors and friends pitched in to beautify this somewhat out-of-the-way spot.
BIRA Elections Held and Committees Chosen

On Friday, September 19th at 4:00, BIRA held its annual elections along with its regular monthly meeting. We were sorry to lose Dorrie Napoleone and George Dodge from our Board of Directors, but they had served as long as possible, and very well. At our annual meeting on August 16th at 4:00, ...