Press Release

We invite you to renew your 2021 BIRA membership today. If you haven’t been a member, we invite you to join us.  The Block Island Residents Association is an advocate and financial supporter of the Block Island community. Our mission is to enhance the Island’s environmental, recreational and social well-being so that its residents and visitors alike may...

A message from the President, Joe Loya I’m sure most of you would agree that 2020 has turned out to be a year like no other. As Block Islanders, many of us have been impacted in ways we never would have imagined – both far and near. Life, on or off the island, has certainly changed....

Due to Covid 19, the Board of the Block Island Residents Association annual meeting was held virtually this year via Zoom. In what has become an annual event, the Board was pleased to award the 2020 Island Treasure Award to the Island Free Library Staff. A brief video of the presentation was shown. In presenting this...