Charlestown Citizens Alliance - November 10, 2017

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Hearing on Withdrawing Water from Charlestown to Cool Northern RI Power Plant

When: Tuesday, December 5 at 6 p.m. (doors open at 5 p.m.)
Where: Charlestown Elementary School, 363 Carolina Back Road (Rt. 112), Charlestown (map in post)
What: Hearing to allow public comment from Charlestown citizens and others on Invenergy Thermal Development's proposal to withdraw groundwater from Charlestown and transport it by tanker trucks to Burrillville to cool the turbines of the natural gas and diesel power plant they are seeking to build in the forest in that town.

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Invenergy Releases Plan to Withdraw Water from Center of Indian Cedar Swamp in Charlestown

Invenergy Releases Plan to Withdraw Water from Center of Indian Cedar Swamp in Charlestown

Invenergy now proposes to connect Charlestown and Burrillville with a caravan of tanker trucks carrying water from the Indian Cedar Swamp in Charlestown to cool the turbines of the power plant in Burrillville.

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ChurchWoods Grand Opening

ChurchWoods Grand Opening

At 11:30 am, November 6, 2017, the ChurchWoods Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting took place on Route 1A in Charlestown.

About 50 Federal, State and Local officials, plus 30 individuals were in attendance. Many of the people present were instrumental in funding, managing and building ChurchWoods.

ChurchWoods’ 24 affordable housing units are fully rented. Move in day is scheduled for November 15, 2017.

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Thomas B. Gentz

Tom Gentz's Comments at ChurchWoods Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

At the November 6, 2017 ChurchWoods Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Tom Gentz summarized what it took to make ChurchWoods a reality. Tom Gentz served as Charlestown Town Council President from 2010 to 2016.

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Chariho's South County Room A Great Destination For Lunch

What: Lunch at Chariho Career and Technical Center’s South County Room
When: Thursdays and Fridays at 11:15am to 12:15pm when school is in session
Cost: $6.00 or less per person

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Web Page Dedicated to Water Withdrawal Issue

Web Page Dedicated to Water Withdrawal Issue

CCA has created a web page with all the information, maps, posts, and newspaper stories related to the Charlestown water withdrawal issue. We'll keep this page updated with any news as the issue develops.

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