Block Island names new police chief
New Shoreham, RI (WLNE)- Block Island has officially named its new Police Chief and Director of Public Works.
Capt. Matthew Moynihan who currently works with Rhode Island State Police has been chosen by the New Shoreham Town Council.
Capt. Moynihan has been serving as the island community’s interim police chief since March 1.
Moynihan will be retiring from the Rhode Island State Police and will be sworn in as New Shoreham’s Chief of Police on May 2.