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Did you know that Town Councilor Virginia Lee is a leading expert on South County’s Coastal Ponds? Or that she co-authored a report on the effects of climate change on Rhode Island’s coasts? Or that she holds a Masters of Science in Oceanography? You can learn lots more about Virginia at her candidate profile.
Chariho Superintendent Barry Ricci captured the hearts and minds of Charlestown residents at his annual open forum in Town Hall and began by explaining the November 8th Referendum on the R.Y.S.E. (Reaching Youth through Support and Education) School Building Project. Unlike the annual school budget approved by a majority of voters among the three towns, […]
Saturday, October 22 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Coming from Rte. 1 South, travel 1/2 mile N on Route 2 / 112 and it’s on the right. Look for the small CLT sign that says Mill Pond Preserve. Drive right in and park. There is a small, grassy field above the first parking area.
Polls are open 7AM to 8PM on Tuesday, November 8 The state prints different ballots for each precinct in Charlestown and there are four polling places in Charlestown for the November 8th election. The ballots are the same for precincts 501 and 502 where the RI Senate race (district 34) is between Elaine Morgan and […]
What: Open Forum with the Superintendent of Schools – questions, feedback, and special presentation on the RYSE building project
When: Monday, September 26, at 6:30 PM
Where: Charlestown Town Hall
Why: A referendum to fund the R.Y.S.E building will be on the November 8 ballot in Charlestown, Hopkinton, and Richmond
These candidates will bring education, experience, science, and a commitment to conservation to the elected Planning Commission. Our candidates are unopposed, but the number of votes they recieve does make a difference. The top two vote getters will serve as full voting members. The next two vote getters will be elected as alternates. Alternates participate fully in all Planning Commission discussions and vote in the absence of a full voting member.
The following letter appeared in local newspapers and is shared with us here by the author George C. Tremblay. Mr. Tremblay is a member of the Charlestown Town Council. On Nov. 8, Charlestown residents will be asked to approve a charter change that would require all citizens’ initiatives that entail bonded indebtedness be put before […]
On November 8, Please Vote “YES” on Question 8, the Charter Amendment, the 1st Local Question on the Ballot
Please support the proposed Charter change for any citizen’s financial petition that involves bonding authorization (one which imposes a long-term future tax increase), to be submitted to town voters at a general election. This will allow time for prior due diligence, public input, and the largest possible voter awareness and participation.
Read detailed explanation in the post.