Block Island Approves Boater Welcome Center on New Harbor

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Block Island Times: The New Shoreham Harbors Committee was granted approval by the Town Council at its Tuesday, July 5 meeting to pursue a preliminary plan for a welcome center on the eastern shoreline of the Ball O’Brien Park for New Harbor boaters.

The Harbors Committee said construction of the facility would cost an estimated $2.5 million; the majority of which would be funded by state grants. The facility would include a building for bathrooms and showers, a parking area, a harbormasters office, and a dinghy dock.

Read more about the new boater welcome center approved for Block Island’s New Harbor.

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