Charlestown Citizens Alliance - May 28, 2016

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There are two Memorial Day Parades in Charlestown this weekend

 

Memorial Day Parade Cross Mills
Sunday, May 29 at 1:00 pm

Route of Parade: Start at Ridgewood Road and Old Post Road, and travels to Fort Neck Road. After the parade a ceremony will be held at Ninigret Park with music by the Wakefield Concert Band.

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Memorial Day Parade – Carolina
Monday, May 30 at 9:00 am

Route of Parade: Route 112, from the Carolina Fire Station in Richmond to the intersection of routes 112 and 91, across from Saint Mary’s Church, where there will be a ceremony. Get there early as the road is closed at 9 a.m.

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State Representative Punished for not Providing Legislative Grant to Charlestown Memorial Day Parade

NBC 10 I-Team Report - Jim Mageau, Chair of the Charlestown Memorial Day Parade, will not allow Charlestown's State Representative Blake Filippi to speak at the ceremony after the parade because Representative Filippi did not secure a legislative grant for the committee. Speakers are evidently required to pay before they approach the podium. NBC 10 I-Team covered the story

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Lawmaker intends to march in Charlestown parade despite dispute

Providence Journal Story - By Mark Reynolds - Journal Staff Writer - May 26, 2016 at 9:30 PM State Rep. Blake Filippi says his unwillingness to participate in the state’s legislative grant program, due to concerns over its legality, has made him “persona non grata” at Charlestown’s Memorial Day Parade, but he will march anyway. Filippi says he isn’t sure if it will be quite …

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