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Here's where to find the answer to that question you have about Block Island.

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The Block Island Chamber of Commerce can answer many of your questions about local services.

You'll see their Visitor Center right near the ferry dock, off Water Street, as your ferry comes into Old Harbor. The Visitor Center includes public toilets as well as lockers in case you want to leave stuff here while you ride bikes around the island or go to the beach.

Block Island was chartered as the Town of New Shoreham in 1672 (here's more Block Island history).

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Stuff NOT to Do

New Shoreham town ordinances prohibit camping anywhere on the island (except Scout groups, etc), sleeping overnight in cars or on beaches, riding motorcycles on the beaches, and shellfishing without a license. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Block Island Chamber of Commerce
Drawer D,
Block Island RI 02807
tel 401-466-2982

—by Tom Brosnahan

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Block Island Visitor Center, New Shoreham, RI

The Block Island Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center, right by the ferry dock in Old Harbor.

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