Charlestown Citizens Alliance - December 24, 2016

Best Wishes for a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and a Hopeful New Year

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Sample Letter to send to NEC Future NOW Asking for Deadline Extension

It’s the holiday season, but there is a January 31 deadline fast approaching to oppose the Kenyon to Old Saybrook bypass, and you want to know what you can do?

Write to NEC Future now and ask for an extension in the deadline!

The Federal Railway Administration's Holiday gift to South County is one we may all want to return, but the Federal process requires that we write and tell NEC Future that.

Please email or write and then share the post.

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Blumenthal Not On-board Reed's Train - He's Taking A Different Track

Blumenthal Not On-board Reed's Train - He's Taking A Different Track

Connecticut’s US Senator Richard Blumenthal held a town meeting at the Old Lyme Connecticut Town Hall at noon on Thursday, December 22 to discuss the Federal Railroad Administration’s plan for the “Old Saybrook to Kenyon” bypass.

He said this proposal must be countered and combated, it must not be allowed to be approved as a plan.

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Statement of The Nature Conservancy in Rhode Island Northeast Corridor Expansion and Final Environmental Impact Statement

Statement of The Nature Conservancy in Rhode Island Northeast Corridor Expansion and Final Environmental Impact Statement

The Conservancy recognizes the environmental and economic benefits of improving and expanding high speed rail service. However, the specific siting of the proposed route causes us grave concern about the direct impacts to conservation land between the Kingston and Westerly stations.

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Federal Railroad Administration Plan

We have created a page dedicated to this issue, where we will keep all the information we have available and up to date. Please bookmark it and let us know what information we should add. The page contains all the posts we have published on this issue and many (most) which we have not added to our e-mail newsletters.

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Check the CCA Events Calendar for more to do in Charlestown, or explore Charlestown using our Guide to Recreation/Conservation Areas.

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The banner image in this email is from photographs of local birds in the season's first snow by Janice Carlson. If you have photos of Charlestown wildlife, landscapes, or events that you would like to share with us to use on our website, Facebook, or in emails, please send them to us by email.

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