One Square Mile: Block Island http://ripr.org en One Square Mile: The rise of tick-borne diseases http://ripr.org/post/one-square-mile-rise-tick-borne-diseases <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d894d75a20d-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d894d75a20d-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d894d75a20d-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-1019392.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>BLOCK ISLAND, RI – A Rhode Island Public Radio community forum about Block Island and the rise of tick-borne diseases. Lyme disease and, now, babesiosis have had a huge impact on the island. We talk about our current understanding of these diseases and our emerging understanding of the ecology of disease with a group expert panelists.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:15:31 +0000 7601 at http://ripr.org One Square Mile: The rise of tick-borne diseases One Square Mile: Block Island memories http://ripr.org/post/one-square-mile-block-island-memories <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d8a3a78f694-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d8a3a78f694-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d8a3a78f694-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-1019195.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>PROVIDENCE, RI – By RIPR LISTENERS<br /> Several listeners responded to our request for Block Island memories. One listener gave us more than 20 memories, another told us how he met his wife on the island, and another gave us a fascinating story of adventure on the island.</p> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 20:41:40 +0000 7068 at http://ripr.org One Square Mile: Block Island memories One Square Mile: The story of the Southeast Lighthouse http://ripr.org/post/one-square-mile-story-southeast-lighthouse <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d8a3a78d6f3-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d8a3a78d6f3-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d8a3a78d6f3-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-1018870.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Providence, RI – By BRADLEY CAMPBELL<br />In 1875, workers constructed the Southeast Lighthouse on the edge of the Mohegan Bluffs. It worked for more than a century to help keep sailors safe. But in the 1990s, erosion forced the islanders to make a decision: save the lighthouse, or let it fall into the sea.</p> Sun, 09 Sep 2012 20:53:13 +0000 7010 at http://ripr.org One Square Mile: The story of the Southeast Lighthouse One Square Mile: Justin Lewis takes the baton http://ripr.org/post/one-square-mile-justin-lewis-takes-baton <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d8a3a78b757-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d8a3a78b757-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d8a3a78b757-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-1018871.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Providence, RI – By BRADLEY CAMPBELL<br />Over the last 40 years or so, residents of Block Island have worked to conserve nearly half of the island. But there's still more work to do.</p> Sat, 08 Sep 2012 20:53:33 +0000 7009 at http://ripr.org One Square Mile: Justin Lewis takes the baton One Square Mile: Directions to the Forum on Sat. Sept.8th http://ripr.org/post/one-square-mile-directions-forum-sat-sept8th <p>PROVIDENCE, RI – Join us for a forum about research into tick-borne diseases like Lyme Disease and Babesiosis, hosted by RIPR's Kristin Gourlay. It's at Smugglers Cove (next to Payne's Killer Donuts) on Saturday Sept. 8th from 1-2pm. Click this story for a map to the forum from the ferry docks.</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 19:17:28 +0000 7058 at http://ripr.org One Square Mile: Directions to the Forum on Sat. Sept.8th One Square Mile: A talk with the First Warden http://ripr.org/post/one-square-mile-talk-first-warden-0 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d8b7ad422cc-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d8b7ad422cc-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d8b7ad422cc-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-1019071.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>PROVIDENCE, RI – By IAN DONNIS <br /> As part of our `One Square Mile' reports on Block Island RIPR talks with Block Island top elected official First Warden Kim Gaffett. On a recent drive around Block Island,she talked about the demands facing the island change dramatically with the seasons.</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 12:50:53 +0000 7047 at http://ripr.org One Square Mile: A talk with the First Warden One Square Mile: Can you get there from here? http://ripr.org/post/one-square-mile-can-you-get-there-here <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d8b7ad43bfb-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d8b7ad43bfb-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d8b7ad43bfb-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-1019072.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>PROVIDENCE, RI – By CATHERINE WELCH <br /> Turns out that on Block Island, nobody really knows the address of where they work or live because there are no addresses on Block Island.</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 11:16:14 +0000 7048 at http://ripr.org One Square Mile: Can you get there from here? One Square Mile: Babesiosis in the blood supply http://ripr.org/post/one-square-mile-babesiosis-blood-supply <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d8b7ad40ab4-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d8b7ad40ab4-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d8b7ad40ab4-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-1019014.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>PROVIDENCE, RI – By KRISTIN GOURLAY <br /> As part of our series One Square Mile: Block Island, we've been exploring the rise of diseases spread by ticks, which are a big problem on the island. But the problem is spreading to the mainland.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 14:19:17 +0000 7041 at http://ripr.org One Square Mile: Babesiosis in the blood supply One Square Mile: One of the most expensive schools in RI http://ripr.org/post/one-square-mile-one-most-expensive-schools-ri <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d8b7ad3f565-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d8b7ad3f565-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d8b7ad3f565-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-1019007.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>PROVIDENCE, RI – By ELISABETH HARRISON<br /> On Block Island, a single public school serves all of the island's year-round residents. Kindergartners and high school seniors have classes in the same building and eat lunch in the same cafeteria. It's a close community, but it's also one of the most expensive public schools in the state.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 11:09:20 +0000 7038 at http://ripr.org One Square Mile: One of the most expensive schools in RI One Square Mile: new disease gains a foothold http://ripr.org/post/one-square-mile-new-disease-gains-foothold <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d8b7ad3aef8-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d8b7ad3aef8-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d8b7ad3aef8-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrni/local-wrni-1018959.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>PROVIDENCE, RI – By KRISTIN GOURLAY<br /> As part of our series One Square Mile: Block Island, we're looking at tick-borne diseases on the island. Previously, we explored how Lyme disease got to be so prevalent on the island. Now, a team of scientists tries to uncover what's driving the spread, not only of Lyme, but another, even more serious disease from ticks.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 19:42:06 +0000 7001 at http://ripr.org One Square Mile: new disease gains a foothold