The Block Island Times

The most read stories on our website

Dec 31, 2013

Block Islanders — and residents beyond the island, of course — have eclectic interests, judging by the wide range of stories that caught their eye in the past year.

These are the top 10 most popular news items for 2013, and they range from the story about the group of young men who fashioned a T-Rex with the face of actor Christopher Walken to a story about a new book that has a Block Island setting. There are some very serious stories here as well.

All in all, these top stories garnered about 25,000 page views.

Click on the stories below to see what they're all about.

1. Conn. man identified as drowning victim 6,362 views

2. Farewell, McDuff 2,649 views

3.  Christopher Walken T-Rex terrorizes Manhattan 2,499 views

4. Managing mail where there’s no street addresses 2,375 views

5. Hidden treasure in the sand 2,336 views

6. Preparing for the Affordable Health Care Act 2,239 views

7. Gables II becoming Darius Inn 2,022 views

8. Community looks for answers 1,882 views

9. Dolphin sighting in GSP 1,789 views

10. A new thriller with a B.I. setting: “The Dark Saint” Views 1,755 views

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