Charlestown Citizens Alliance - November 27, 2017

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The Energy Facility Siting Board, like any other public body in Rhode Island, is subject to the Open Meeting Act

The Energy Facility Siting Board, like any other public body in Rhode Island, is subject to the Open Meeting Act

Letter from Ruth Platner: "The Energy Facility Siting Act requires that the EFSB base their decision on a finding that the applicant has shown that there will not be “unacceptable harm to the environment and will enhance the socio-economic fabric of the state”. With the facts of the water withdrawal hidden from the public, is the EFSB expecting us to just trust their judgment?"

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Frosty Drew Nature Center Open House and Owl Prowl

Frosty Drew Nature Center Open House and Owl Prowl

When: Saturday December 2nd 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm (owl program starts at 4:00 pm)
Where: Meet at Frosty Drew Nature Center, 62 Park Lane, Ninigret Park
Cost: Members Free, Nonmembers $5 per family
Pre-registration for Owl Prowl: Email naturalist@frostydrew.org or call 401-859-1450

Join Frosty Drew Naturalists for an Open House to meet some of our new friends in the Nature Center followed by a presentation and evening walk to look and listen for owls.

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Cross' Mills Holiday Ramble 2017

Cross' Mills Holiday Ramble 2017

What: Charlestown Holiday Ramble
Where: Cross' Mills and Charlestown Beach Business Areas
When: Friday, December 1st, 4 to 9 p.m.
Who: 14+ Local Shops, Services and Restaurants

Great clothing, art, beverages, crafts, gifts, jewelry, flowers, signs, vintage and up-purposed items large and small – oh so much to choose from!

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Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Town Hall

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Town Hall

When: Friday, December 1, 2017 from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Charlestown Town Hall

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Community Artists Program - Small nature inspired artworks for holiday gift giving

Community Artists Program - Small nature inspired artworks for holiday gift giving

In a continuing effort to connect visitors to nature, the Community Artists Program displays nature inspired artwork at the Kettle Pond Visitor Center in Charlestown. Join USFWS at the Kettle Pond Visitor Center all month to celebrate the Holidays. Good things come in small packages! Small nature inspired artworks for holiday gift giving; artist’s information will be available. Come enjoy …

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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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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 a photo of a male Cardinal 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 at charlestowncitizens@gmail.com.

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