LIVE: Block Island to host meeting to discuss safety after fights on ferry, beach club

This is an image of the Block Island ferry, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. (WLNE)

NEW SHOREHAM, R.I. (WLNE) — New Shoreham officials will hold meetings Thursday to discuss safety following fights on the Block Island Ferry and at Ballard’s Beach Club.


The Town Council will hear a report from the interim police chief, hold a discussion on the incidents, and then discuss new public safety initiatives. That meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

Earlier in the day, at 2:30 p.m., the Block Island Tourism Council will hold a meeting of its own.

At the meeting, they’ll come together to put out a statement regarding the fights.


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