Month: December 2018

Block Island Times

Town exploring wind farm dockage hub

A dockage hub at Old Harbor for supporting the offshore wind industry and Interstate Navigation’s construction of a new 500 passenger high-speed ferry at a cost of $8,500,000 are two of the 13 items on the Town Council’s agenda for its Dec. 19 meeting at 7 Read Full Article on the Block Island Times

Student worker summit

The following was submitted by Bill Penn of the International Student Center Advisory Board: On Thursday, Nov. 15 and Friday, Nov. 16, Raul Mickle, Director of the International Student Center, and Bill Penn, President of the International Student Center Advisory Board, attended the Community Support Read Full Article on the Block Island Times

Block Island Times

BIPCo sale faces continued litigation

It appears as though the sale of Block Island Power Company assets to the Block Island Utility District will continue to face ongoing litigation. That is what the attorney for minority shareholder Sara McGinnes said after a brief but contentious shareholder meeting on Monday, Read Full Article on the Block Island Times

Block Island Times

A congestion of issues, ideas

The members of the Town Council and a gathering of town residents wrestled with both logistical and philosophical questions at a meeting at Town Hall on Wednesday night, as a discussion about traffic flow and moped use — and whether mopeds should even be allowed — Read Full Article on the Block Island Times

Block Island Times

SAC trying to piece together a puzzle

Trying to figure out how best to accommodate the needs of the island’s growing senior population is often like putting together a jigsaw puzzle. Each month the Senior Advisory Committee sits to examine the pieces of that puzzle, which has many scenes: how best Read Full Article on the Block Island Times