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Coast Guard opens Station Block Island for season

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NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has opened a station that covers Block Island for the summer boating season.

Coast Guard Station Block Island opened Friday. It has a boat and crew at the ready for emergency calls 24 hours a day.

The station is in Narragansett and answers to the Station Point Judith, which is also in Narragansett.

The Block Island station covers Rhode Island Sound, Block Island Sound and offshore waters up to 50 miles south of Rhode Island.

It is open from Memorial Day until Labor Day.

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