Block Island Times

Cherry Hill Lane homes getting solar

On a cold and snowy evening, Block Island Housing Board Chair Cindy Pappas delivered good news to her board. All five of the homes in the Cherry Hill Lane affordable housing development will be equipped with photovoltaic solar systems on their roofs.
“The bottom line: our (anonymous) benefactor will be installing solar panels on every roof,” said Pappas. “I don’t have the timing of that, but I’m assuming it’s going to be later. I doubt they’re going to be working there in December.”
Pappas said that oil tanks and hot water baseboard heating

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