Block Island Times

Seats open on Shellfish Commission

After many years serving on the Shellfish Commission, Chair Joe Fallon announced that he would not be seeking reappointment to the commission when his term expires at the end of the year.
Harbormaster Steve Land’s reaction was succinct: “Bummer.”
Fallon made his announcement at the commission’s meeting on Nov. 12.
Fallon did, however, say that he would be willing to continue in a volunteer capacity for such things as the reseeding of the Great Salt Pond with clams.
Fallon isn’t the only one leaving the commission. Commissioner Hunter Barto

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