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National Grid will be conducting aerial inspections of sub transmission electric lines in Rhode Island communities on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 and Thursday June 1, 2017 between 8AM and 5PM. Helicopter flyovers will identify and address potential problems in the sub transmission lines before they impact electric service for customers. These aerial inspections complement the […]
Amateur Photo Competition and Show The Friends of the National Wildlife Refuges of RI are proud of Rhode Island’s beautiful national wildlife refuges. With so much to photograph, from wildlife to landscapes, we encourage amateur photographers to enter their favorite color refuge photos. You may take new photos or enter existing ones, in this, our […]
Frosty Drew Nature Weeks are a fun, educational alternative to summer day camp for children ages 4-10. Since 1983, the educators at Frosty Drew Nature Center have helped children explore the environment of Ninigret Park and Ninigret Wildlife Refuge, which includes freshwater and salt ponds – perfect for discovery using a seine net! Nature Weeks […]
The Arbutus Garden Club Invites you to attend their Gardener’s Market Meeting
When: Thursday, June 1, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: St. Andrew Lutheran Church, East Beach Road (off rt. 1), Charlestown
Why: You’ll have a rare opportunity to select from an extensive array of familiar and rare annual and perennial flowers, as well as vegetables for planting.
The 8th Annual Frosty Drew 5K Classic Run/Walk ! – Rain or Shine
Where: Frosty Drew Nature Center and Observatory in Ninigret Park
When: June 3, 2017 Registration begins at 10am, Race begins 11:15am
Cost: $25 by June 2, $30 day of; Under 12 free
A group of citizens committed to the preservation of Rhode Island’s beautiful forests have organized a three day straight through hike of the North South Trail to raise awareness of the potential impacts of the Clear River Energy Center proposed for Burrillville.
Parade starts at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 28
Route of Parade: Start at Ridgewood Road and Old Post Road, and travels to King Tom Drive.
After the parade a ceremony will be held at Ninigret Park along with refreshments, and a concert.
The following letter appeared in local newspapers and is shared with us here by the author George C. Tremblay. Mr. Tremblay is the recently retired Vice President of the Charlestown Town Council. When it comes to treating victims of a stroke, there’s a new sheriff in town. Statewide policy now encourages Emergency Medical Technicians to […]