Block Island Times

Utility District gets down to business

Customers of the Block Island Power Company may not have noticed any changes with the recent sale of its assets to the Block Island Utility District. The bills are the same, the rates are the same, and one still writes out their check to the Block Island Power Company. Even the ‘man behind the desk,’ President Jeffery Wright, is the same.
But for the Block Island Utility District it has been a long and sometimes bumpy road. The BIUD’s enabling legislation was passed by the R.I. General Assembly almost two years ago, paving the

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