(New Shoreham, RI) -- A mask mandate is being approved on Block Island. WJAR-TV reports the New Shoreham Town Council voted 3-to-2 on Wednesday night to implement the indoor mandate, effective on Friday. The town council had discussed such a requirement in August, but backed off at the request of Island business owners. Councilors who voted in favor of the mandate last night cited the increase of coronavirus cases.
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