Block Island Times

Town Council considers several requests

The Town Council breezed through its first agenda items on Tuesday before honing in on the subject of people living on boats.But first, during public comment, Councilor Molly O’Neill made the announcement that U.S. Congressman Seth Magaziner, who last year won his election to replace the retiring Jim Langevin, will be visiting the island next week. Magaziner will be holding a “Town Hall” style meeting with the general public on Monday, May 8, from 12:15 to 1 p.m. The event will take place at Town Hall on Old Town Road.A date was set for a public hearing on a proposed New Shoreham General Ordinance regarding prohibiting the consumption of cannabis in public. The right to form such an ordinance was given to towns when recreational marijuana use was approved by the State of Rhode Island. That public hearing will take place on June 5.Acting as the Board of License Commissioners, the council granted the Block Island Pizza Pie Company an outdoor entertainment for this season. The restaurant is envisioning one to two acoustic guitar players, and perhaps a vocalist. “It’s something we might like to do, so

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