Block Island Times

Remedy for school oil spill is expensive and necessary

There was both good news and bad news about the Block Island School building at the New Shoreham School Committee’s Sept. 16 meeting.
The good news: The committee unanimously awarded the contract for the long-planned façade renovation to Pariseault Builders, the low bidder. No asbestos was found in the dust that was kicked up when the middle school science room’s floor was repaired. And the cause of the heating oil spill in March 2019 has been found and a solution presented to the committee.
The bad news: The recommended fix, replacing electronic

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