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Posted on: September 6, 2023

Sept 6 - Harborside Demolition Update

Harborside Update Demolition


Manafort Brothers Inc. (MBI), with corporate office in Plainville, CT has been hired to demolish the Harborside.

MBI will begin mobilization the end of this week, with the actual demolition beginning on Monday Septembe...

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Posted on: August 29, 2023

Small Business Administration loan information


Governor McKee’s request for a disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has been approved for small businesses and residents of Block Island impacted by the fire at the Harborside Inn.   SBA officials will ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2023

Small Business - Disaster Relief Support

If your business was affected due to the fire,  please complete this  form  provided by the Small Business Association and return to Shirlyne Gobern, Administrative Assistant to the Town Manager  @ sgobern@newshorehamri...

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Posted on: August 18, 2023

Update on Property Tax Bills

Update on Property Tax Bills

Property tax bills are currently being printed and should arrive in mailboxes around August 25th.  The grace period for current payments has been extended to September 30th.  For additional questions or concer...

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Posted on: July 3, 2023

Town of New Shoreham announces new facebook page!

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Come check out the new and improved Facebook page (don't forget to hit the like button to follow us!)  We are excited to keep everyone who loves the island up-to-date with important reminders and information about visiting our island and also for...

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Posted on: February 7, 2023

The Town of New Shoreham has Volunteer Positions available

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The Town of New Shoreham has many vacant volunteer positions on boards, committees and commissions that are dedicated to the welfare of the Island, its community, and visitors.

Click Below to view the current open positions:

Town Of New Shoreham Open Volunt...


Posted on: June 21, 2022

Block Island Web Maps and Applications


The Town of New Shoreham GIS maintains data and mapping within the ArcGIS Online framework in order to provide free, online, interactive and convenient access to the Town's GIS data for the residents and businesses of Block Island.

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Spotlight on Hazard Mitigation and Flood Protection


New Shoreham is vulnerable to many hazards, including hurricanes, thunderstorms, high winds, winter realted hazards, flood related hazards and coastal erosion, among others

The Block Island Hazard Mitigation Plan was adopted by the Town Council on...

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