Block Island Times

With funds scarce, Chamber looks for help

Having had a request to fund up to two independent employees to assist with tourist needs during the busy summer months turned down by the Town Council and the voters of New Shoreham, the Chamber of Commerce is looking to the Tourism Council for those funds.
After voters at the Financial Town Meeting narrowly defeated a request for $20,000 to fund the two independent positions, which would operate out of the Visitors Center in Old Harbor, Chamber Executive Director Cindy Lasser has turned to the Tourism Council for the funds.
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