Block Island Times

Highways Dept. now included in high speed network

There is now another town anchor institution included in the high speed broadband network: the town Highways Department located on Ocean Avenue. And like some of the other facilities in the network, the new internet speeds are proving that the old equipment the department is using is inadequate to the task due to the new high speeds.
“We have challenges with our older equipment,” said the town’s IT Specialist Michele Spero. “It’s evident the computers there need an upgrade.”
“They have a desktop?” asked Broadband Committee member Ray Torrey at the most recent

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