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What: The 2019 Farmers Market Begins
When: Friday – June 21st- 9:30 am-1:00 pm
Where: On the grounds of the Church of the Holy Spirit (map in post)
Rhode Islanders’ rights to the shore are clear, but what is less clear is where exactly you get to enjoy those rights. Legislation that provides a clear and easily measurable line of where public access starts would help everyone. Just landward of the seaweed line might be a good place to start.
The property contains forested wetlands and some vernal pools. Along with tall white pines, the forest overstory is dominated by three species of oak: northern red oak, white oak, and scarlet oak; as well as American beech with some ash, red maple, black birch, tupelo, and big-toothed aspen.
On Monday, June 3rd, Charlestown voters spoke loud and clear and defeated the budget 739 to 265. Approval of the budget would have created a reserve fund and then a town wide survey to see if there was strong support for construction of a Community Center that could have been built with the $3 million surplus, but that process was defeated.
The map shows where cars would be parked. They would be parked in the two main parking lots and the overflow parking lot, in the large parking lot between the tennis courts and the criterion bike track, on the criterion bike track, in the lot next to the criterion, in the field next to Frosty Drew Nature Center and Little Nini Pond, in the parking lot for the Disc Golf Course—pretty much everywhere.
When: Saturday June 8, from 9am to 1pm
Where: URI East Farm (map in post)