Charlestown Citizens Alliance - June 22, 2016

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Charlestown Land Trust Farmers Market Begins June 24

Charlestown Land Trust Farmers Market Begins June 24

What: The Farmers Market Begins
When: Friday - June 24th - 9:30 am-1:00 pm
Where: On the grounds of the Church of the Holy Spirit

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Chipping Away at Local Control

Chipping Away at Local Control

On June 18 the Rhode Island Legislature passed another version of the so called “Dry Lands Bill” that “provides that wetland buffers not be excluded from the calculation of buildable lot areas, minimum lot sizes or in the calculation of buildable lots or units”. The new legislation will result in more house lots being created when land constrained by wetlands …

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Charlestown Effort to Reduce Plastic Waste

Charlestown Effort to Reduce Plastic Waste

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. Environmental pollution with plastic waste is reaching epic proportions. The durability of plastic in the environment makes it a cumulative problem most obviously addressed by recycling and reducing consumption. For single-use …

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Check the CCA Events Calendar for more to do in Charlestown

There are free concerts and movies at Ninigret Park and Cross Mills Library throughout the summer. Coming up in June:

• June 24 - Cross Mills Library - Dennis Costa plays solo jazz guitar, featuring the music of George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus

• June 26 - Ninigret Park - Phil Adams – Musician from Westerly who plays acoustic rock

• June 27 - Cross Mills Library - Movie - “Hello, My Name is Doris”

• June 29 - Ninigret Park - Movie - "Goonies"

Check the events calendar for times and details

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