Charlestown Citizens Alliance - January 28, 2017

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Governor on South County's Side Against the Bypass!

Governor on South County's Side Against the Bypass!

Shortly before the State House Rally to protect and support our parks and hiking trails, Narragansett Tribal land, historic neighborhoods, active farms, wetlands, homes, and more, Charlestown Town Council President Virginia Lee and other South County Town Council Presidents met with Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo. The Governor had looked at the maps and analysis of the EIS prepared by …

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Langevin Voices Opposition to Charlestown Rail Realignment

Langevin Voices Opposition to Charlestown Rail Realignment

I have personally heard from hundreds of constituents who oppose the proposed realignment in Washington County, and I want them to know that I have heard their concerns and I support their community,” said Langevin. “I am a strong proponent of high-speed rail, but I believe there must be a solution that modernizes intercity passenger rail in Rhode Island without disturbing ecosystems, impinging on property rights, and threatening the natural beauty of Charlestown and surrounding areas.

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Video: Thank You Governor Raimondo

Video: Thank You Governor Raimondo

This video is from the January 25, 2017 Rally at the Rhode Island State House to Drop the "Old Saybrook to Kenyon Bypass" from the Federal Railroad Administration Tier 1 Final EIS. The Rally began with the announcement by Charlestown Town Council President Virginia Lee that Governor Raimondo had just stated that she sided with South County against the …

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Photo Gallery of State House Rally Turned Celebration

Photo Gallery of State House Rally Turned Celebration

Photo gallery in this post of the January 25, 2017 Rally at the State House to drop the "Old Saybrook to Kenyon Bypass"

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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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