Candidates’ Night to be held Wednesday, Oct. 28

7 p.m. on the School gym
Mon, 10/26/2020 - 11:00am

The Block Island Times and the Block Island Residents Association will be hosting a Candidates’ Night on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. in the gymnasium at the Block Island School.

The following candidates have been invited to participate: School Committee candidates Jessica Willi, Annie Hall, and Patricia Doyle, Republican State Rep. Blake Filippi, Democratic state Sen. Susan Sosnowski, and her Republican opponent Dave Tacey.

The following Town Council candidates have also been invited: Incumbents Ken Lacoste and Second Warden André Boudreau, who are both running for First Warden; Sven Risom, who is running unopposed for Second Warden; and incumbents Martha Ball, Chris Willi, as well as Marc Emmanuelle and Keith Stover for the at-large seats.

While the candidates will appear together in the gym, the public is not being invited due to health and safety regulations, but may watch on Zoom.

Questions can be submitted beforehand to either Lars Trodson at or to Joe Loya, President of BIRA, at

To join the meeting via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 726 443 8505

Or use One tap mobile:
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