Announcements and Public Information

 

Town Offices will be CLOSED on 

Monday, May 25, 2015 for Memorial Day

Trash pickup will be 1 day late

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Our Scituate Community  Garden  will be planted on Saturday,  May 23, at 9AM. The garden, located behind the senior center on Chopmist Hill Rd, is funded by the Scituate Rotary Club and local gardens, and donates all produce to our local food banks

 Join us Saturday to help plant. "Many hands make light work". For more information contact Sharon Johnson at 401-749-7893.

 

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On Display at the library

Before the Reservoir: Pictures of buildings that are no more. 1915-2015

 

This year marks the 100th year memorial that changed the town of Scituate and surrounding area. The states passed the action to create a reservoir for the City of Providence and five villages are now completely off the map of Rhode Island. During this shattering time for residents, the Providence Water Supply Board meticulously captured photographic records of every building that was under condemnation.  Thanks to a loan from the Providence City Archives the North Scituate Public Library has a two-month display, highlighting properties and the people who had to leave their homes.

“These photos showcase some beautiful architecture, but also capture some of the reactions that people had in this traumatic event,” says Rachael Juskuv, reference librarian. “This hired photographer traveled to each house and had to explain to each person what he was doing. It’s interesting to see the subtle reactions he captured.”

The library houses a wide-ranging archive of oral and written histories by Scituate residents, but was very excited to find the extensive collection of photographs held at the Providence City Archives. This display will be at the library until July 1.  

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Notice of Public Open Houses

New Flood Insurance Rate Maps/Flood Insurance Changes

The Rhode Island Floodplain Management Program and FEMA will jointly host public open house meetings in Kent and Providence counties. New FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) will go effective in October 2015 for both counties. Flooding is the number one natural disaster in the United States so it is vital for property owners to understand their risk and how it may be changing with the release of new FIRMs. If you think you may be in a flood zone or are unclear how you may be affected, you may choose to attend the open house that is most convenient for you at any time between the hours of 4 - 7 pm. No formal presentations will be made and no appointment is necessary.

Representatives from FEMA, the State, and their mapping partners, will be available to answer flood risk and insurance questions, and will help property owners identify and understand how their risk may be changing. Residents are encouraged to bring their elevation certificates and/or flood insurance policies to the event in order to get the best information about how their flood insurance rates may change as a result of the new mapping and legislative insurance reforms.

Kent County West Warwick High School

Tue, July 14, 2015 4-7 pm at 1 Webster Knight Dr.

W. Warwick, RI

Providence County North Providence Town Hall Tue, July 21, 2015 4-7 pm at Town Council Chambers 2000 Smith Street

N. Providence, RI

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2015 SCITUATE RECREATION     WEDNESDAY CONCERTS

 

Hope Gazebo

July 3 – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m Kenny Marrocco

4th of July Celebration

 

July 8 – 6:00 - 8:00 p.m  Jesse Liam Duo  

 

July 12 – 2:00 – 3:00 p.m American Band

Essek Hopkins Field

Across from State Police Barracks, Danielson Pike    

 

July 15 –6:00 -8:00 p.m  Atwater-Donnelly   

 

July 22 – 6:00 – 8:00 p.m –Reggie Centracchio

 

July 29 – 6:00 – 8:00 p.m Gopher Broke

 

 

North Scituate Gazebo

 

 

                                                                        August 5 – 6:00 – 8:00 p.m Snake Bite   

 

August 12 – 6:30-8:30 p.m Dukes of Dixie   

 

August 19 – 6:30-8:30 p.m Ryan Whatsone  

 

August 26 – 6:00 – 8:00 p.m Kenny Marrocco

 

Bring your own seating ---- non-alcoholic beverages welcome

Concerts May Be Cancelled due to Inclement Weather

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THE SCITUATE SUMMER RECREATION PROGRAM

IS LOOKING FOR LIFEGUARDS TO WORK AT HOPE POND

DURING JULY AND AUGUST

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MUST BE AT LEAST 16 YEARS OLD TO APPLY

CONTACT FRED FERRI FOR MORE INFORMATION AT 447-4005

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Upcoming Events From Northern RI Conservation District And Our Partners

 

Moswansicut Reservoir, a beautiful suburban wildlife habitat and part of the Scituate Reservoir system, needs our help! Join us for a series of events where you can learn how to help the Reservoir, meet your neighbors, and learn great tips that will help you care for your lawn and garden and private drinking water well.

Canada Goose Vegetated Buffer Planting

Volunteer Day

Saturday, May 30, 2015, 9:00-1:00

Volunteers needed to help us plant a vegetated buffer that will keep Canada Geese from polluting the Moswansicut

Thank you lunch provided to all volunteers!

Register online at nricd.org or call 934-0840

Providence Water Field Tour

Saturday September 12, 2015

Get a behind-the-scenes tour of Providence Water’s lands surrounding the Moswansicut Reservoir

Watch http://www.provwater.com/thewatershed/fieldtours.htm this summer for info!

 

 

 

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Scituate Food Pantry - Hope Library

Hope Library is a  donation center for the Scituate Food Pantry.
  Please bring in donations of non-perishable food items any time during library hours.
Thank you!

 


 

 

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Hope Associates, Inc.

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Scituate Residents

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Hope Pond

 

     Hope Pond is maintained for passive, recreation activities by Hope
Associates, Inc.  a private, non-profit, volunteer based organization.  Hope Pond is private property open to Scituate residents and is located off of Ryefield Road in Hope Village .

 

     In order to maintain a safe, family friendly environment please respect the following user guidelines:

 

§  Town of Scituate residents only

§  NO DOGS

§  NO ALCOHOL

§  NO FIREWORKS

§  Property closed dusk to dawn

§  Dispose of all refuse responsibly

 

     Hope Pond is a great place to relax on the beach, picnic, swim in the fresh water, fish, kayak, fly a kite, kick a soccer ball, etc.  Bathroom facilities are not available and water activities are at your own risk as lifeguards are not provided. The Town of Scituate uses Hope Pond to facilitate the summer youth program. Access to Hope Pond is restricted during the town’s summer youth program hours.  

 


   Scituate Reservoir Watershed Public Field Tours
(click here)

    


 

Caring for the sick and injured is challenging, rewarding and dynamic!

If you have a strong desire to make a difference in your community, consider volunteering for the

Scituate Ambulance and Rescue Corps

 

EMT 'S ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!!!

 

People from all walks of life, neighbors helping neighbors, make volunteer ambulance corps what they are today. If patient care does not appeal to you,

consider providing:

·      Administrative help

·      Fund-raising help

·      or Assistance with vehicle and

       grounds maintenance.

Join us today!!!

Scituate Ambulance & Rescue Corps

1003 Danielson Pike

North Scituate, RI 02857 77


401-647-5822


www.scituateambulance.com

apply online today

 


Scituate Art Festival Information

 


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