Month: April 2021

Block Island Times

Town Council holds last minute info session on Overlook purchase

Last week the Block Island community was surprised at the announcement that a $4.5 million expenditure was being added to the warrant for the annual Financial Town Meeting at the last minute. The announcement came at the April 21 Council meeting where, after emerging from a closed session with the Block Island Land Trust, the …

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Block Island Times

New house at power company clears first hurdles with HDC

For the Block Island Historic District Commission, the phrase “sweating the details” is gospel, and this week’s meeting proved no different.The commissioners got underway on Monday, punctually, with a warm and genuine welcome to newly appointed commissioner Bill Koch. Koch was recognized as a great addition by Chair William Penn, “forhis work on historic buildings, …

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Block Island Times

TOWN OF NEW SHOREHAM

The Town of New Shoreham proposes to increase its property tax levy to $11,330,036 in the 2021-2022 budget year; the property tax levy this year is $10,697,375. The FY2021 and FY 2022 tax levies have excluded motor vehicle excise tax for the purpose of determining tax levy growth pursuant to current law. THIS IS A …

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