Bristol, RI, Harbormaster’s Documents Missing

Photo illustration/New England Boating.
Photo illustration/New England Boating. When Greg Marsili went to work June 26 [2013] as the [Bristol, Rhode Island] town’s new harbormaster, he discovered something odd. The main computer appeared to be missing documents and data relative to the department.

He reported the finding to the Bristol Town Council in a July 11 department report, which states that “the harbormaster computer was wiped of all documents.”

“We are unsure if there is anything missing at the moment and are looking into whether there was an off-site (storage) for the information,” said Town Administrator Tony Teixeira. “We are trying to find out now how the information was being maintained.”

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