Block Island Times

Eyeing public access to the Coast Guard Station

Trying to provide access to the Coast Guard Station is a goal the town and Harbors Department are working to achieve.
The topic was discussed at two recent budget hearings.
Town Manager Ed Roberge informed the Town Council that $150,000 was recommended for replacement and expansion of the old, dilapidated Coast Guard dock. At the April 1 budget hearing, Roberge split the project into a two-year process with $100,000 budgeted for 2020, and $50,000 budgeted for 2021.
The Town of New Shoreham owns the Coast Guard Station

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