Block Island Times

Defendants say police lawsuit has no merit

In response to a restraining order petitioned by five New Shoreham Police Officers that is designed, in part, to halt construction of a single family dwelling designed for a town employee, the defendants are claiming the lawsuit and the attendant restraining order are without merit.
In a motion filed on Tuesday, Oct. 8, the defendants — there are 22 of them — state that the lawsuit contains “procedurally fatal issues, including the assumption that a ‘charitable trust’ is even in existence here… Moreover, Plaintiff’s application for temporary injunctive relief is unreasonably late, and involves money

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