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block island life is an entertainment and information venue

The articles are intended for the purpose of providing general information and entertainment.  Opinions, suggestions, or statements about anything on the island, the good things and bad things about the island, are to be read and understood in the context of free speech regarding the author's personal, anecdotal experience.  Users are urged to get their own most current information, make their own judgments and bear sole responsibility for their decisions and actions.  Links are provided for convenience but they do not represent endorsement.

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Users are granted limited, revocable, non-exclusive use of this site, for the purpose of reading my opinions about Block Island..  Users are welcomed to download forms provided, and let others know about the site, but they agree not to print, reproduce, upload, post, display, distribute or transmit photographs or articles from the site, either on paper or electronically.

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