Block Island Times

Former Police Chief Bob Rose remembered

Robert Rose, affectionately called Bobby, a descendent of one of the original European settlers on Block Island, graduate of the Block Island School, former Police Chief, and prodigious builder of some of Block Island’s most recognizable homes and buildings, has passed away at the age of 78.
The Block Island Times reached out to some of Bobby Rose’s friends for some reminiscences about a true islander.
Martha Ball:
At a recent HDC meeting Bobby had an application on a dormer at the Rose Farm Inn, and Bobby used to bring

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