Block Island Times

Town requests that RIFF be stripped of license

The Town of New Shoreham and Interstate Navigation filed a brief in Rhode Island Superior Court opposing operation of Rhode Island Fast Ferry’s proposed seasonal high-speed ferry service from Quonset to Block Island. The Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities and Carriers granted RIFF with a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to operate the service in Sept. of 2016.
In March, Superior Court Judge Maureen B. Keough denied the third attempt by Interstate Navigation to remand the case back to the Division. Over the past few year, Interstate and the town have waged a legal battle in

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