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Charlestown passes cesspool phaseout amendment

November 19, 2010

CHARLESTOWN – In one of its last actions, the previous Town Council unanimously approved an amendment to the town's wastewater ordinance to provide more relief for residents previously facing expensive septic system upgrades.

Tim Hortons closes 36 locations

November 18, 2010

In its financial report for what was an otherwise strong third quarter for the Canada-based coffee chain, Tim Hortons announced that it effectively closed 36 locations with 34 of those being in the Providence and Hartford, Conn., markets last week.

Police arrest Charlestown man for growing weed in pool

November 17, 2010

RICHMOND – A Charlestown man was arrested Nov. 6 after police responded to a dispute on Lewiston Avenue in Richmond and found 52 marijuana plants.

Richmond council swearing-in tonight

November 16, 2010

RICHMOND -- The newly elected members of the Town Council will be sworn-in at Town Hall at 7:30 p.m.

Richmond approves draft hazard-mitigation plan

November 16, 2010

RICHMOND -- The recently Town Council approved draft of the town's hazard mitigation plan could result in future grants for projects meant to increase public safety throughout the community.

Governor-elect Chafee swearing-in Charlestown council Monday night

November 14, 2010

CHARLESTOWN -- Governor-elect Lincoln Chafee will be attending Monday night's special Town Council meeting to swear-in the newly elected councilors.

Richmond social acitivities board created

November 13, 2010

RICHMOND – The Town Council officially established a temporary committee Monday night that will work to provide activities and services to seniors from the town and surrounding communities.

Remembering our veterans

November 11, 2010

We at The Chariho Times wanted to use this space to take a break from our local news coverage to send out a sincere thank you to all of the veterans who have fought for our nation's freedom and those active servicemen and servicewomen currently protecting us all.

Normal news coverage will continue tomorrow.

Two California men arrested for cocaine possession

November 10, 2010

WAKEFIELD – Two California men are being held without bail at the Adult Correctional Institutions following their arrests for cocaine possession by state police.

Chariho again discussing all-day Kindergarten

November 9, 2010

WOOD RIVER JCT. -- The Chariho Regional School Committee is again at tonight's meeting looking at the possibility of offering an all-day kindergarten program.

 

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