Local Directory

Quick Links:

Check out these resources to get the most of your time on the island.

Emergency/ Medical Services

Marine Services

  • Pump Out Boat: Channel 73 (FREE)
  • Launch Service: Channel 68
  • Water Boat: Channel 71 
  • A.H. Edwards Marine (Marine mechanic) : 401-466-2655 / Channel 12
  • Block Island Marine (Marine mechanic): Channel 12


  • Taxi Service is regulated by the town. It is a “zone system” and is not metered. Most taxi rides will be about $15 and available at each Marina.
  • There is no Uber or Lyft on the Island.
  • Car/Moped Rental:
  • Aldo’s: DISCOUNT FOR RACE WEEK PARTICIPANTS! 401-466-5018. Located downtown and at the New Harbor Boat Basin. They will provide complimentary transportation into town to rent mopeds and cars.
  • BI Bike and Car Rental: 401-466-2297 • 401-741.8145 located at Hog Pen


  • Block Island Grocery: 401-466-2949
  • Block Island Depot: 401-466-2403
  • Kimberly’s: 401-466-8600
  • Aldos Bakery: 401-466-2198
  • Dick’s Fish & Provisions: 2042 • Fresh fish in house. A new fish store in back of Dead Eye Dicks.
  • New Harbor Grocery Store – 401-466-5189 / 401-378-7350 (limited)

More Resources from Local Organizations

The Committee for the Great Salt Pond Boater's Directory

Dedicated to keeping the waters in the Great Salt Pond pristine, it’s shorelines scenic, and always open to boating, recreation and aquaculture for all, this group has assembled some boater friendly links for download.

Champlin's Marina and Resort Block Island Directory

From "B" is for Babysitter to "W" is for Walking & Hiking Trails, this is a great place to find things to do for the whole family while on Block.

Block Island Tourism Council's What To Do Directory

This comprehensive lists has all of the businesses on the island organized by topic with addresses.