Charlestown Citizens Alliance - January 25, 2017

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Tell Us Or Town Hall if You Are Going to Rally - Help Us Get Everyone Else To Rally!

What can you do to help?

• Get your friends and family to the State House Rally TODAY, Wednesday, January 25

• Remember times for Rally

• 2:00 pm if you are taking bus from Charlestown Town Hall

• 4:00 pm last bus arrives at State House

• 4:30 pm Rally starts

• 6:00 pm board buses to return to Charlestown Town Hall

• If you are going to the Rally, send an email to MVoislow@charlestownri.org or phone at (401) 364-1210 and reserve a seat for the bus or please just let the Town know you will meet them at the Rally if you are driving yourself.

• Join our Facebook event set up for the Rally. If you have a Facebook account, go to the event link, say you are going (that is a pull down under "interested") then go to the "share" tab and click on "invite friends" and then either select all your friends or click on any friends who are driving distance to Providence or Charlestown and then click on "send invites"

• Tell your environmental, agricultural, and other organizations about the Rally. Ask them to share the Rally information with their members.

• Write the FRA and every politician whose support we need and tell them to "Drop the Bypass"

• Sign and share the petition against the Bypass.

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The Governor and Congressional Delegation Should See the Carter Preserve

The Governor and Congressional Delegation Should See the Carter Preserve

The Federal Railroad Administration's new rail line proposal known as the "Old Saybrook to Kenyon Bypass" would bisect The Nature Conservancy's 1,112 acre Carter Preserve and leave half of its land trapped between the existing and new rail lines. We can't understand even contemplating such a thing. We challenge our Governor, the Rhode Island Congressional Delegation, and/or their staff to …

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Tunnel Boring Machine

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 check it often 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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