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Citing several concerns, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced his opposition to the construction of the Invenergy power plant in Burrillville and his intention to seek permission from the Court to file an amicus brief in Rhode Island Superior Court challenging the plant’s water-supply plan.
When: Saturday, January 20th, at 2:00 pm
Where: The Champlin Room of the Cross Mills Public Library
At the Annual Meeting the CHS will highlight their recent grant from the Champlin Foundation for the restoration of the 1732 Card House murals.
The Charlestown Land Trust is hosting a 2018 Photo Contest! All photo submittals have to be of Charlestown (however you don’t have to be from Charlestown!) Photos need to be submitted by April 9. Winners will be announced at a reception held from 6:00 – 8:00PM on May 17th 2018 at Charlestown’s Cross’ Mills Library […]
The Friends of the National Wildlife Refuges of Rhode Island is accepting entries for the 2018 Federal Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest until March 1, 2018. The Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program is a dynamic art- and science-based curriculum for K-12 students, teaching wetland and waterfowl conservation through: exploration of the natural […]
When: Thursday, January 11, 10am
Where: Blue Shutters Beach, Charlestown, RI
Bundle up to join Mystic Aquarium at the beach as they celebrate the release of Snap Dragon, an eight-month old harbor seal that was rescued in Chatham, MA back in September.
When: Tuesday, January 30, at 9:30 AM
Where: Hearing Room A of the Public Utilities Commission office building, 89 Jefferson Boulevard, Warwick, Rhode Island (map in post)
What: The Energy Facility Siting Board (EFSB) will conduct a Show Cause Hearing
on Invenergy’s proposal to truck water from Tribal land in Charlestown to Burrillville to cool the turbines of Invenergy’s proposed power plant in the forest of that town.
What an extraordinary year in Charlestown! On top of managing town government well, funding our schools and keeping taxes low, we rallied to stop two unexpected major projects. Citizens showed up, stood up, spoke up – confirming how much we care for our rural, beautiful town and the people who live here.