Block Island Times

CRMC rejects Fast Ferry dockage application as deficient

The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council says that the application for installing fixed pier dockage at Block Island’s Old Harbor to serve Rhode Island Fast Ferry’s seasonal high-speed ferry service from Quonset Pt. is deficient and contains issues that need to be addressed.
Laura Dwyer, spokesperson for the CRMC, said, “The application was returned to the applicant as deficient.” The CRMC issued the notice of deficiency on Thursday, Oct. 10, noting in its four-page document that, “processing (of the application) cannot be initiated as submitted.”
The application by Paul Filippi, owner of

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