Author: BIRA

Block Island Residents Association / Articles posted by BIRA

It’s time to become a BIRA member! Your membership is important to us. It gives us credibility in the community to address issues affecting both seasonal and year round residents such as the telecommunications and broadband projects, dune restoration and protection, beach access, the Block Island Power Company transition, well testing, wellness programs, and aquifer protections....

The Block Island Residents Association would like to report to its members, the Block Island community, and part-time residents on the status of the Broadband Initiative. The Town of New Shoreham began the Broadband Initiative to address the issue of substandard Internet service on Block Island. This lack of high speed, reliable service has negatively affected...

The Board of the Block Island Residents Association would like to keep you up to date on our current work and future plans.  BIRA had a very productive 2017 culminating in the presentation of the Island Treasure Award to Linda Closter at our annual meeting in September. To put our plans for the coming year into...