Block Island ratepayers may pay for cable re-do

Block Island ratepayers may pay for cable re-do
By Cassius Shuman
Block Island ratepayers may be footing part of the bill to reinstall a section of exposed transmission cable at Fred Benson Town Beach, according to a National Grid spokeman.
“There is a possibility that the cost will be socialized” among Block Island and mainland ratepayers, said John Lamontagne, Director of Strategic Communications for National Grid, during a visit to Block Island on Thursday, June 6. The company could not say how much the reinstallation would cost, as plans are

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