Community Calendar

Community Artists Program
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown

Knights of Columbus Breakfast
7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Westerly

... View all of today's events


Stay Connected




Classifieds

Sunbeams

Sunbeams Any
Swamp Yankee Oil Co. "How much you payin?" That's the first thing we'll ask when you call! swampyankeeoil.com (401) 284-1632.

Sunbeams Any
Laminate & Vinyl Looks just like real wood, great for high traffic areas, easy to clean. Shop Interior Designs, 9 East Avenue, Westerly (401) 596-9770. Visit our website westerlyinteriordesigns. com

Announcements

Lost and Found
LOST - Apple iPad w/bl leather case. Very sentimental, lost near Franklin St. Please call 401-284-8447

Special Notices
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN HOPE VALLEY 1059 Main Street, Hope Valley, RI (401) 539-7553 Reverends Tom Wallis and Shyral Wallis Worship 9:30 A.M. www.firstbaptisthopevalley.org

Special Notices
SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH - 12 Stillman Rd., North Stonington, CT (860) 599-2077. Rev. David Jordan, Interim Worship: Sunday, 10 a.m., 6:30 p.m. Sunday School, 9 a.m. Wed. Family night supper 5-6pm. starting Oct. Wed. Junior High Youth. Wed. Senior High Youth 6pm. Wed. Olympian Kids Club 6pm. Wed. Adult Bible Studies 6:15pm. starting Oct. Wed. Prayer Meeting 6:30 p.m. Nursery is available for all services. Home of the North Stonington Christian Academy. Email: secondbaptistns@att.net web: secondbaptistns.com

Special Notices
BABCOCK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH - Maxson St., Ashaway, (401) 377-4917. Worship Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday School, 11 a.m. Nursery Available. http://www.BabcockPresbyterianChurch.com/

Special Notices
CHARIHO SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHURCH - 80A Alton Bradford Rd., Bradford, RI 02808, Office 401-377-4418. Sunday Worship Services: 10:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. Sunday Bible Study for all ages of adults, children and special needs: 8:45 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer Meeting: 7:00 p.m. Please visit our website @ www.charihosbc.org

Special Notices
EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT - Church of the Holy Spirit, 4150 Old Post Road, Charlestown, RI 02813, PO Box 241. Across from the Washington Trust Bank. The Rev. Susan Stiles, Interim Priest. Holy Communion, Sundays at 9:30 am. Handicap accessible. All are welcome! Call 401-364-6368 or visit www. holyspiritri.org

Special Notices
THE PILGRIMS BAPTIST CHURCH - 27 Chase Hill Rd., Ashaway, RI (401) 377-6077. Lester D. Sedam II, Pastor. Worship: Sunday, 10:30 a.m.; Bible Fellowship: 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service: 6 p.m.; Wed. Bible Study: 7 p.m. M.U.G.S. Men's Bible Study, Tues., 6:30 p.m. Ladies Bible Study, 1st & 3rd Tues., 10 a.m. & 7 p.m., Wednesday Teen Service 6 p.m., child care provided for all services.

Special Notices
POTTER'S HOUSE CHURCH OF GOD - 500 Sandy Hollow Rd., Mystic, Ct 06355 (860) 536-7168. http://users.downcity.net/cog/ Pastor Bruno Spada. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. (with available nursery). Children's Church (following song service at 11:30 a.m.) Evening Service: 6:30 p.m. Family Training Hour: Thursday: 6:30 p.m.

Special Notices
ROAD CHURCH - First Congregational Church of Stonington - 903 Pequot Trail, Stonington, Ct. 06378. (860) 535-0655. Reverend Ronald Lake Pastor. Sunday worship 10AM. Adult bible class 10 AM on Wednesdays (First Call), Coffee Hour Last Sunday of the Month after 10 a.m. service. Children's Sunday School 10:30am.

Special Notices
SAINT PIUS X - 44 Elm Street, Westerly, RI 02891 (401) 596-2535. Rev. Raymond N. Suriani, Pastor. Sat. Mass: 5 p.m. Sunday Mass: 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

Special Notices
TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH - Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, 110 High St., Ashaway, RI (401) 377-4340. Rev. Joseph Mazikas, Jr. Worship Sunday, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Bible Study Wednesday at 7:00 pm.

Special Notices
UNITED CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST - 9 Castle Hill Rd., Pawcatuck, CT 06379 (860) 599-1226. Rev. Ruth S. Hainsworth, Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m. Christian Education for Pre-School thru Youth, 9:45 a.m. Childcare available. Wheelchair accessible.

Automotive

Auto Services
GUARANTEED FINANCING!! Need a car? No exceptions! Low down payment! Low monthly payments! Bruce, 322-7200

Automobiles
Ford Fusion 2011 White, 4 D/Sedan 42k miles, Excellent condition! $8,999.00 Call : 401 377 2634

Autos Wanted
WE BUY CARS, TRUCKS, SUVs All makes, models. Pete S., Bob Valenti Auto Mall (860) 536-4931.

Autos Wanted
$$$$ YERRINGTON'S Salvage Yard. Will buy scrap cars, trucks, trailers, hvy equip't, steel, copper, aluminum. PU avail. 655 Norwich-Westerly Rd., Rt. 2, No. Stonington, CT (860) 495-0503.

Jobs


Become a Newspaper Carrier:


Visit RIJobs.com for advanced Job Searches:

Help Wanted
DIGITAL MEDIA SALES CONSULTANT Can you sell? If you are savvy with digital media and have a strong appetite for hunting & closing new business, then we should talk. We are Southern Rhode Island and Southeastern Connecticut's leading multimedia company and we are growing & adding to our sales team! A family-owned company, we publish The Westerly Sun along with 4 community newspapers and websites that deliver the hyper-local news that citizens want, as well as the audience that businesses need. Plus, we have partnered with the biggest names in digital and social media to offer our advertisers unmatched reach and targeting capabilities. If you are a tireless hunter with experience in lead generation, cold calling, setting appointments and have one to two years of outside sales experience selling to small businesses, then we want to talk to you. Our ideal candidate is skilled in social media, digital advertising, SEO, SEM and understands that sales is a numbers game! We offer a base salary with unlimited commission potential, paid vacation, full medical benefits and a 401K. To apply, email your resume, cover letter, salary requirements to jlayton@thewesterlysun.com Sun Media Group is an EOE

Help Wanted
FT Masons for high-end landscape construction company. Exp. required. Also Landscape Laborers w/exp. with lawns, gardens, patios, etc. preferred. Exp. using hand & power tools, mowers, construction equipment. Positions require heavy lifting and bending. Applicants must be 18+, valid driver's license, attention to detail a must. Top pay, paid holidays & OT. Send resume & ref to PO Box 310 Hopkinton, RI 02833 or email fieldsofdreams79@yahoo.com

Help Wanted
TOWN OF STONINGTON GENERAL GOVERNMENT PLANNING AND LAND USE OFFICE The following employment opportunity is available with the Town of Stonington. OFFICE ASSISTANT 2 Fulltime union position 35 hrs./week w/benefits. Salary $19.87/hr. All employment applications must be received in the Administrative Services Department by Friday, February 19, 2016. Information is available on the Town's web site at www.Stonington-ct.gov or in Administrative Services Department, Stonington Town Hall, 152 Elm Street, Stonington, CT 06378 or by phone (860) 535-5000. Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. The Town of Stonington is an EOE.

Help Wanted
Personal Lines Account Manager Westerly, R.I., independent insurance agency, seeking experienced Personal Lines Account Manager. R.I. producer license is required and applicant must have a minimum of two-years of experience managing personal lines business. Position offers a competitive salary, plus commission, and a lucrative benefits package. Applicant must be detail-oriented, dependable and have the ability to work as a team and independently. Interested candidates should submit resumes to : resumesubmit136@gmail.com

Help Wanted
Wood River Health Services is growing and has the following open positions: Medical Billing Clerk Accountant Clerk Behavioral Health Assistant Community Resource Specialist Health Information Technician Please visit our website at www.wrhsri.org for more detailed information and how to apply. Wood River Health Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in our employment practices based on race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation or veterans' status. We are actively seeking a diverse array of candidates.

Legals

Legal Notices
WORKING FINAL AGENDA - AMENDED SPECIAL MEETING Council Chambers Town Hall, 4540 South County Trail, Charlestown, RI 02813 February 8, 2016 4:30 PM George C. Tremblay, Bonnie VanSlyke, Thomas B. Gentz, Virginia Lee, Denise L. Rhodes 1. Call to Order 2. The Town Council may vote to move into Executive Session pursuant to RIGL §42- 46- 4&5(a): (2) Potential Litigation (Schroeder V. Charlestown WC14-0283; Petition #1370 Donald J. Packer, Esq. for Thomas & Alice Schroeder) (1) Personnel (Town Administrator's 12 Month Review) (5) Potential Land Acquisition (Acquisition of Real Property for Public Purposes) (2) Potential Litigation (Comprehensive Plan Contract) 3. Potential vote(s) from Executive Session matters regarding Potential Litigation (Schroeder V. Charlestown WC14-0283; Petition #1370 Donald J. Packer, Esq. for Thomas & Alice Schroeder); Personnel (Town Administrator's 12 Month Review); Potential Land Acquisition (Acquisition of Real Property for Public Purposes); and Po- tential Litigation (Comprehensive Plan Con- tract) 4. Adjournment The Public is welcome to any meeting of the Town Council. If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) is needed or any other accommodation to ensure equal participation, please contact (711-364-1210) at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting 36640

Legal Notices
WORKING FINAL AGENDA REGULAR MEETING Council Chambers Town Hall, 4540 South County Trail, Charlestown, RI 02813 February 8, 2016 7:00 PM George C. Tremblay, Bonnie VanSlyke, Thomas B. Gentz, Virginia Lee, Denise L. Rhodes CALL TO ORDER, Moment of Silence, Pledge of Allegiance ROLL CALL PROCLAMATIONS A. Proclamation for Jonathan Michael Haberek on Attaining the Rank of Eagle Scout PRESENTATIONS A. Presentation to the Tomaquag Museum - Loren Spears, Executive Director B. Discussion and Potential Action Regarding the Presentation of the 2015 Fiscal Year Audit by Cayer Caccia LLP NEW BUSINESS A. Discussion and Potential Action Regarding a Request from Chariho Superintendent Barry Ricci Relative to Transportation Categorical Aid B. Discussion and Potential Action Regarding Drafting a Letter to Superintendent Barry Ricci Concerning Developments that May Reduce Tuition Based Revenue to the Chariho Career and Technical Center C. Discussion and Potential Action Regarding Drafting a Letter to Superintendent Barry Ricci Concerning Funding the RYSE School and Other Capital Projects D. Discussion and Potential Approval of the Charlestown Recommended Landscaper Process Power Point Presentation PUBLIC COMMENT for items not on the Agenda COUNCIL COMMENTS ADMINISTRATOR and COMMISSION REPORTS A. Administrator Report B. Commission Reports ANNOUNCEMENTS A. Board and Commission Vacancies FISCAL MATTERS A. Discussion and Potential Action Regarding the Award of a Contract to Modify Existing Playground Equipment and Install New Equipment at the Kids Place in Ninigret Park to M.E. O'Brien and Sons, Inc., as a Contract Alliance Vendor with the Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium (MHEC) for a Sum Not to Exceed $196,440, of Which $146,440 to be Appropriated from the Ninigret Park Bond Account 76.000.5100 and $50,000 to be Appropriated from the Ninigret Park Fund Account 27.000.5100.000 and Authorization of the Town Administrator and Town Treasurer, Each, to Take Any and All Such Actions, and Execute and Deliver Such Certificates, Receipts or Other Documents as May be Necessary to Carry into Effect the Foregoing; or Take Any Other Action Thereto COMMUNICATIONS A. Discussion and Potential Action on Setting Fees for Use of Ninigret Park for Festival Events LICENSES AND PERMITS A. Discussion and Potential Action Regarding the Following Events at Ninigret Park with a Recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Commission, Subject to Review of Contracts by the Town Solicitor, Receipt of All Applicable Paperwork and Insurance and that All Event Details Are Satisfactorily Met by the Parks and Recreation Director: 1. Event: Rhythm & Roots Event Dates: September 2Nd, 3Rd and 4Th of 2016 Camping: 1500 Campers Insurance: $2 Million General Liability, $2 Million Liquor Liability Fee: $9,000 2. Event: Friends of Ninigret Park/Charlestown Chamber of Commerce Fall Festival Event Dates: October 1St & 2Nd 2016 Camping: 40 Insurance: $2 Million General Liability; $2 Million Liquor Liability; Fee: Waived CONSENT AGENDA Motion to accept, approve and place on file the following as the consent agenda: "CA" A - "CA" T "CA" A. Town Council Minutes: 1. January 6 (Agenda) 2. January 11 (Regular) "CA" B. Reports: 1. Building Official January 2016 2. DPW Monthly Report for January 2016 3. Town Clerk - January 2016 4. Treasurer's Report - December 2015 "CA" C. Approval of the Following Events at Ninigret Park with a Recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Commission, Subject to Review of Contracts by the Town Solicitor, Receipt of All Applicable Paperwork and Insurance and that All Event Details Are Satisfactorily Met by the Parks and Recreation Director: 1. Event: NEMCA Racing Skills Clinic Event Dates: April 2, 2016 Camping: N/A Insurance: $1 Million General Liability Fee: $25 2. Event: Mystic Velo Club Criterium Event Dates: April 17, 2016 Camping: N/A Insurance: $1 Million General Liability Fee: $200 Plus $2 Per Rider After the Event 3. Event: Charlestown Community Garden/Johnnycake Center Plant Swap Event Dates: May 21, 2016 Camping: N/A Insurance: $1 Million General Liability Fee: Waived 4. Event: War Memorial Sign Dedication Event Dates: May 21, 2016 Camping: N/A Insurance: Town Insurance Fee: Waived 5. Event: Arrowhead Dental Miles for Smiles 5K Event Dates: May 22, 2016 Camping: N/A Insurance: $1 Million General Liability Fee: $200 6. Event: Seaside Classic Event Dates: July 9Th & 10Th of 2016 Camping: N/A Insurance: $2 Million General Liability Fee: $4,000 7. Event: Frosty Drew Evening Under the Stars Event Dates: July 23, 2016 Camping: N/A Insurance: $1 Million If No Alcohol Served. If Approved for Alcohol Service: $1 Million General Liability Plus $2 Million Alcohol Fee: Waived 8. Event: Bob Beal Memorial Criterium Event Dates: August 21, 2016 Camping: N/A Insurance: $1 Million General Liability Fee: $200 Plus $2 Per Rider Following the Event "CA" D. Approval of the Following Events to Occur Within the Town of Charlestown Per RIGL §31-12-12(A): 1. MS Ride the Rhode Bicycle Ride Event Dates: June 18-19, 2016 Day 1: from Route 91 in Richmond, Left Onto Carolina Back Road in Charlestown into Richmond; and from Shannock Road in Richmond, Continuing Onto Shannock Road in Charlestown, Left Onto Worden's Pond Road into South Kingstown. Day 2: from Gravely Hill Road in South Kingstown, Onto Shannock Road in Charlestown, Left Onto Old Coach Road, Right Onto Narrow Lane, Left Onto Route 2, Right Onto Route 1, Right Onto Kings Factory Road, Left Onto New Kings Factory Road in Richmond. "CA" E. Approval of the Renewal of a Retail Firearms Dealer's License for the Following Businesses, Subject to Receipt of All Required Local Approvals and State and Federal Licenses: 1. Brad's Gun's, 4203 South County Trail "CA" F. Approval of a Renewal Application Received for General Entertainment Licenses, or Any Action Relative Thereto: 1. Johnny Angels Clam Shack - Saturday - Monday: 9AM - 10 PM; Tuesday - Friday: 2PM - 10PM "CA" G. Approval of an Application for a Hawker's License from Fantastic Frozen Treats at 4822 Old Post Road, with a Recommendation from Police Chief Jeffrey Allen, Subject to Receipt of All Required Paperwork "CA" H. Acceptance of the Resignation of Dr. Fred Vohr and Nancy Hedgpeth from Agricultural Preservation, with Regret "CA" I. Reappointments to the Juvenile Hearing Board: Augustus P. Greene, Jr. and Susan Jensen; Terms to Expire in February of 2019 "CA" J. Appointment of Arian Boisclair, Arthur T. Nelson and Phyllis Penhallow to the Chariho RYSE Building Committee "CA" K. Appointment of Sherry D. Krupka to the Planning Commission as Alternate #2, Term to Expire in November of 2016, with a Recommendation from the Chair "CA" L. Discussion and Potential Action Regarding the Authorization of a Sum Not to Exceed $18,530.00 from the Ninigret Park Fund Account 27000.5100.000 for the Purchase and Installation of Beach Sand at Little Nini Pond and Authorization of the Town Administrator and Town Treasurer, Each, to Take Any and All Such Actions, and Execute and Deliver Such Certificates, Receipts or Other Documents as May be Necessary to Carry into Effect the Foregoing; or Take Any Other Action Thereto. "CA" M. Designation of Clivus New England Incorporated as a Sole Source Vendor for the Service of Clivus C-11 Units, Award of the Service Contract from May 2016 through April 2017 for Four Units at Ninigret Park at a Rate of $300 Per Service Visit Per Month, as Budgeted in Line Item 830.6065, and Authorization of the Town Administrator and Town Treasurer, Each, to Take Any and All Such Actions, and Execute and Deliver Such Certificates, Receipts or Other Documents as May be Necessary to Carry into Effect the Foregoing, or Take Any Other Action Thereto "CA" N. Approval of the Request from the Bicycle Pathway Ad Hoc Committee to Become a Member of the Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition with a $100 Contribution from Budget Line Item 01.960.9625, and Authorization of the Town Administrator and Town Treasurer, Each, to Take Any and All Such Actions, and Execute and Deliver Such Certificates, Receipts or Other Documents as May be Necessary to Carry into Effect the Foregoing, or Take Any Other Action Thereto "CA" O. Request from the Tax Assessor for Abatements in the Amount of $3987.58 "CA" P. Approval of the 2016 Beach Pass Fees as Follows: 2016 BEACH PASSES Resident Beach Sticker $50 Non-Resident Beach Sticker $100 Resident Senior Citizen Beach Sticker $25 Non-Resident Senior Citizen Beach Sticker $50 Cottage Pass $400 2016 DAILY ENTRANCE FEES Weekdays $20.00 Weekends/Holidays $20.00 "CA" Q. Approval of the DRAFT Potable Water Working Group's Comprehensive Research Document, with Editing of the Document to Continue, to Allow the Potable Water Working Group to Being Preparing More General Documents for Public Education and Mailings "CA" R. Approval of the Charlestown Recommended Landscaper Process: Authorizing the Town Clerk and the Waste Water Manager to draft an administrative process for Landscapers to become recommended, allowing the Town to present the Process to Landscapers and to educate residents about the proper use of fertilizers; Authorizing the Potable Water Working Group to work with local retailers and wholesalers to provide access to non-water soluble, or slow release fertilizer and make them available to both Landscapers and residents; and Authorizing the posting of the Charlestown Approved Landscaper Process on the Waste Water Management section of the Town's Website under the Potable Water Working Group, or what future title the Town desires by listing the Recommended Landscapers on the Town's website and in printed documents allowing residents to find and use Recommended Landscapers and whatever other ways residents can access information about Recommended Landscapers and by listing locations of retailers and wholesalers who provide non water soluble, or slow release fertilizer for sale to Landscapers and/or residents. "CA" S. Authorization of the Town Administrator to Send a Letter to the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Administration and Copy the Water Resource Board Chair and Director Requesting the Support of the Rhode Island Water Resource Board in Locating and Securing a Suitable Water Supply to Support the Town's Western Shoreline Communities "CA" T. Authorization of the Town Administrator to Write a Letter to US Fish & Wildlife in Support of the Proposed Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge ADJOURNMENT The Public is welcome to any meeting of the Town Council. If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) is needed or any other accommodation to ensure equal participation, please contact (711-364-1210) at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting. 36647

Merchandise

AntiquesCollectibles
COLLECTIBLE - Postage Stamps and U.S. Naval postmarks. Call 860-535-2401

Appliances
TOASTER OVEN Brand new, large, 2 racks, 6 slice, convection/bake option, $75.00. Call 401-487-7373

Appliances
48" Natural Gas Thermador Range $ 7000 OBO. 860-559-4097

Appliances
BTU 20,000 vented console heater. Brand New! Asking $ 500.00 401-675-7178

Wanted to Buy
$$$$ YERRINGTON'S Salvage Yard. Will buy scrap cars, trucks, trailers, hvy equip't, steel, copper, aluminum. PU avail. 655 Norwich-Westerly Rd., Rt. 2, No. Stonington, CT (860) 495-0503.

WoodFuel Htng Equip
FIREWOOD Seasoned, cut, split, delivered. $275. per cord Call 401-539-8900

Pets

Pets for Adoption
ADOPTION - Very large older female, long haired, tiger / calico cat, would be great companion in quiet household, spayed, vaccinated and declawed; Tiny female black cat, long haired, very sweet, approx. 4-5 years old, spayed an vaccinated. Call Hopkinton Animal Shelter,(401)377-7785.

Real Estate

Apartments for Rent
WESTERLY - 1st flr, newly renovated eat in KIT/BA,3+BR, HWFLR, private porch, lrg yard, pet friendly, w/d hookups, $1300+util (gas heat) 401-207-8915.

Apartments for Rent
WESTERLY - Duplex, 2 BR, 1.5 BA, W/D hookups, back yd, new paint/carpets. $1,000. Call 401-439-7426

Apartments for Rent
WESTERLY - 5 Rms, 2 BR apt, Heat & HW incl., WD hkps, 2nd fl., $975. (860) 599-5527

Services

Tag Sales