Charlestown Citizens Alliance - February 29, 2016

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Chariho Budget Hearing

What: The public hearing on the Chariho Regional School District’s 2016-2017 budget
When: Tuesday, March 1 at 7:30 pm
Where: Chariho Middle School Auditorium
Why: A minimum of 25 voters from each town are needed to create a quorum

Each Chariho town must have 25 voters present to reach a quorum to vote on the budget. If a quorum is not achieved, the meeting will be postponed. Please try to attend this hearing.

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Progress at Ninigret Park

The following letter appeared in local newspapers and is shared with us here by the author George C. Tremblay. Mr. Tremblay is Vice President of the Charlestown Town Council. Last June, Charlestown voters approved a citizens' initiative for a $1million bond for improvements to Ninigret Park, but they did so without knowing how the money would be spent. Specific projects …

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Comments Due March 4 on Proposed Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge

Comments Due March 4 on Proposed Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge

Agency invites feedback on draft land protection plan and environmental assessment.
Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to establish Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge--dedicated to managing shrubland habitat for wildlife to benefit Rhode Island residents and visitors.

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Check the CCA Events Calendar for more to do in Charlestown

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The banner image in this email is from a photo of a Monarch Butterfly by Frances Topping. Monarchs are one of the many threatened species that will benefit by the creation of the Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge. 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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