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Upcoming Events

  1. Woodcock Sky Dance

    April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Stargazing through 16″ and 10″ telescopes

    April 18 @ 7:30 pm
  3. Monday Night Movies

    April 21 @ 6:00 pm
  4. Gardening with Kids for All Ages

    April 24 @ 10:00 am
  5. WPWA Earth Day Cleanup

    April 25
  6. See the stars and distant galaxies

    April 25 @ 7:30 pm
  7. Project Chick

    April 26 @ 10:00 am
  8. Monday Night Movies

    April 28 @ 6:00 pm
  9. Cinder Worm Workshop

    April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  10. Star Gazing

    May 2 @ 7:30 pm

Recent Posts In CCA Blog and Mailbox

Chariho Budget Passes on First Vote

Charlestown  Yes   320       No   38 Hopkinton     Yes   298       No  269 Richmond      Yes  294       No   315 Total               Yes   912       No   622 Thank you for voting and congratulations(…)

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Master Lever Hearing at State House this Tuesday!

Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing Master Lever Legislation Tuesday, April 8 at 4:30 PM in room 313 of the State House On Tuesday, please visit the State House and express your opposition to the master lever. “This is our opportunity to send a strong and clear message to the General Assembly that Rhode Island must eliminate(…)

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Chariho School District’s 2014-2015 Budget Referendum

Chariho School District’s 2014-2015 Budget Referendum Charlestown Town Hall Tuesday April 8 8:00AM to 8:00PM On April 8, Charlestown, Hopkinton and Richmond residents will vote on whether to approve the Chariho School District’s 2014-2015 proposed budget in the amount of $55,280,111.00. This is $87,199.00 less than the 2013-2014 budget. Last year the school budget was(…)

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An investment in knowledge pays the best interest

The following letter appeared in local newspapers and is shared with us here by the author Ron Areglado On April 8, 2014, Charlestown, Hopkinton and Richmond residents will vote whether to approve the Chariho School District’s 2014-15 proposed budget in the amount of $55,280,111. This is $87,199 or .16 percent less than the 2013-14 budget.(…)

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Recent Local Newspaper Stories

Lawyer calls proposed excavation ordinance ‘dead on arrival’

Westerly Sun Published: April 15, 2014 By CYNTHIA DRUMMOND Sun Staff Writer CHARLESTOWN — The public hearing on the town’s proposed extraction ordinance which began March 10 continued Monday, with the revised ordinance drawing even more criticism than the original. But before the discussion of the revisions began, the council introduced a new resolution asking(…)

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Charlestown council president calls agency’s refusal to fund housing projects ‘callous’

Providence Journal | April 15, 2014 01:00 AM | By W. Zachary Malinowski Journal Staff Writer bmalinow@providencejournal.com The president of the Charlestown Town Council is furious with Rhode Island Housing for subsidizing a 20-unit housing project for the elderly in Pawtucket, but refusing to help Charlestown develop 35 affordable family and senior housing units in(…)

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Chariho voters approve budget on first try, 912-622

Westerly Sun – Published: April 8, 2014 By NANCY LAVIN Sun Staff Writer A $55.3 million Chariho school budget for 2014-15 was approved 912-622 by voters during an all-day referendum. Richmond was the one town where a majority opposed the budget. Today’s vote in Charlestown was 320 in favor and 38 against; Hopkinton, 298 in(…)

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