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Denise lives a stone’s throw from the Westerly Granite/Copar Quarry, the reactivated operation that has had such a negative impact on its neighbors. The negative impacts of the quarry were the catalyst that sparked Denise’s activism and her successful 2014 run for Town Council, but it is her knowledge of how easily change can come to our beautiful community when we don’t have local control that makes her an insightful and experienced Town Councilor.
You can read all about Denise at her candidate profile.
Mr. Malin repeatedly claims Charlestown to have banned wind power, and he campaigns to lift the ban. I write to refute his claim, and set the record straight. It was a very public process, and the moratorium was lifted when the ordinance was adopted five years ago on Nov 14, 2011.
What: Flu vaccine available
Where: Charlestown Town Hall and Senior Center
Why: Flu season will be here soon
When: Wednesday, October 26 at 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Charlestown Town Hall
When: Monday, November 7 at 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Charlestown Senior/Community Center
We urge your support of Ballot Questions 6, 8, and 9, which have a direct impact on Charlestown
State Question 6, the “Green Economy Bond”
Local Question 8 will allow more time and maximum voter input to make financial decisions
Passage of Local Question 9, the “Reaching Youth through Support and Education” School Building Project
Steve served in Vietnam as a Marine. He has a BS in Math and an MBA. Steve’s childhood years were spent in Charlestown while his father was in Naval Aviation stationed at Charlestown and Quonset Point. Though Steve’s career took his family overseas to live in Scandinavia, the Middle East, and the Caribbean, he has never lost touch with Charlestown and at retirement he chose to return here full time. Steve wants to see Charlestown continue to preserve its rural character and charm.
You can read all about Steve at his candidate profile.
The following letter appeared in local newspapers and is shared with us here by the author Faith LaBossiere. Faith LaBossiere is a member of the Bicycle Pathway Ad Hoc Committee . Charlestown’s Bicycle Pathway Ad Hoc Committee is excited to report the Multiuse Pathway in Ninigret Park is under construction and should be available by […]
DEM announced this week that the precautionary shellfish harvesting closure announced last week for Narragansett Bay, Mt. Hope Bay, Kickemuit River, Sakonnet River and their tributaries remains in effect until further notice. Water samples collected on Sunday, October 9 still show high levels of phytoplankton in the Bay. Toxins are present in shellfish meats from […]
When: Saturday, October 29 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Where: Ninigret Park Dress the kids in their costumes and enjoy free trick or treating with a twist; instead of going from house to house, participants will trick or treat from decorated car trunk to trunk. Candy donations for this event are being accepted and […]