Block Island Times

Updates from Interim Town Manager Jim Kern

Dear Residents, Businesses, and Community Partners:
This week, Governor Raimondo executed the first phase of the State’s framework for re-opening Rhode Island’s economy and the benchmarks that need to be met to continue through the next two phases. Along with opening some businesses and parks, the Governor has raised the stay-at-home order effective May 9th.
In addition, the Town of New Shoreham amended our Emergency Ordinance effective May 8th. As a result of the changes in the amendment, the Town has largely aligned with the State of Rhode Island executive orders and guidelines for re-opening in a gradual

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