Block Island Times

Council receives updates on a variety of island issues

The New Shoreham Town Council received reports and requests from some of its advisory boards, commissions and committees at its work session on Oct. 2. Some topics discussed during the two-hour discussion were fortifying a section of Crescent Beach, the restoration of Nicholas Ball Park, affordable housing, signage enforcement, traffic congestion, the amount of taxis on the road, and culling the deer herd.
Dennis Heinz, a member of the Harbors Committee, said his committee felt the area of Crescent Beach in front of the Beachead Restaurant needs to be fortified with sand. During high tide

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