Charlestown Citizens Alliance - January 6, 2017

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Town Council Public Meeting on Railroad EIS – January 10

Town Council Public Meeting on Railroad EIS – January 10

The Charlestown Town Council will hold a public meeting on the Federal Railroad Administration North East Corridor Tier 1 Final Environmental Impact Statement. In anticipation of filing formal comments, the Town Council will be holding a public meeting:

When: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 – 7:00 pm
Where: Charlestown Elementary School Cafeteria – 363 Carolina Back Road

At the meeting, the Town Council will take comments from the public as part of their formal response to the Federal Railroad Administration.

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Art Opening - Frances Topping - Jan. 8 - at Kettle Pond

Art Opening - Frances Topping - Jan. 8 - at Kettle Pond

Join USFWS for an art opening to showcase the nature inspired artwork of Frances Topping. Frances, a Natural Science Illustrator, fine artist, educator and naturalist, combines her knowledge of science with her artistic talent to produce beautiful portraits of wildlife and natural landscapes.

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Richmond Also Impacted By New Rail Lines

Richmond Also Impacted By New Rail Lines

They express a "Don't worry, relax" attitude, which is hardly reassuring because an examination of the proposed bypass, especially in Richmond where it begins, clearly shows the route has been carefully sited to take into account the existing topography of the land, as well as the many buildings, other structures and roads in the way of the proposed bypass. So moving this section is probably not an option. The designers and engineers have chosen the best possible route, for them, but not for those who live close by.

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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 a photograph of the meadow in the Carter Preserve by Frances Topping. 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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