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December Artwork Exhibit at Kettle Pond Vistor Center 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown

Children's story hour 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Hope Valley

DIY Gifts ''Shrinky Dink Jewelry' 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Westerly

Yoga for Beginners 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Charlestown

Songs of the Season 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Charlestown

Surfside 8 Square Dance 8 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Westerly

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Emergency Preparedness

A Community Guide to Prepare for the 2014 Hurricane Season

 
    Evacuations are more common than many people realize. Hundreds of times each year, transportation and industrial accidents release harmful substances, forcing people to leave their homes. Fires and floods cause evacuations even more frequently. Almost …
    | Aug 4, 2014 04:41PM
    We cannot predict when disasters or emergencies will strike. But we can work to make sure that all households, businesses, and communities are prepared. Ideally, …
    | Aug 4, 2014 04:41PM
    Emergency plans can help to make sure you keep in contact with important family and friends. Create and practice a family communications plan in case …
    | Aug 4, 2014 04:41PM
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
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Evacuation Mapping

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Red Cross
 
Blue Emergency Evacuation Route Signs: There are round blue Emergency Evacuation Route signs posted throughout coastal communities in Rhode Island. These signs lead people away …
| Aug 1, 2014 02:57PM
These maps show shaded Hurricane Evacuation Zones that are recommended to be evacuated from potential worst-case Hurricane Surge Inundation. Areas that may become isolated by …
| Aug 1, 2014 02:59PM
Disaster aid to individuals generally falls into the following categories: Disaster Housing may be available for up to 18 months, using local resources, for displaced persons whose residences were heavily damaged or destroyed. Funding also …
| Aug 4, 2014 04:49PM
Continue listening to a NOAA Weather Radio or the local news for the latest updates. Stay alert for extended rainfall and subsequent flooding even after …
| Aug 4, 2014 04:50PM
Reducing Fear in Uncertain Circumstances Disasters often strike quickly and without warning. They are frightening for adults, and can be traumatic for children, especially if …
| Aug 4, 2014 04:50PM
Being Prepared Means Planning Ahead Emergencies can happen at a moment's notice. Mobility problems and hearing, learning, or seeing disabilities can add complication. It is …
| Aug 4, 2014 04:50PM
Your Plan Should Include All Family Members The best way to protect your household from the effects of a disaster is to have a disaster …
| Aug 4, 2014 04:51PM
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
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Westerly

Amy Grzybowski, Director: 401-348-2617
Michael Brancato, Deputy Director: 401-596-6855
Emergency Operations Center: 401-596-2027
Police, Non-Emergency: 401-596-2022
Fire, Non-Emergency: 401-596-0402
Public Works: 401-348-2500
Town Hall: 401-348-2500

Charlestown
Kevin Gallup, Director: 401-641-1217
Dr. Sara Michaud, Deputy Director: 401-364-2020
Emergency Operations Center: 401-364-1212
Police, Non-Emergency: 401-364-1214
Fire, Non-Emergency: 401-364-6511
Public Works: 401-364-1230
Town Hall: 401-364-1200

Hopkinton
Ronald J. MacDonald, III, Director: 401-413-8861
Emergency Operations Center: 401-377-2100
Police, Non-Emergency: 401-377-7751
Fire, Non-Emergency: 401-539-2229
Public Works: 401-377-7790
Town Hall: 401-377-7777

Richmond
Joseph Arsenault, Director: 401-539-6000x15
William Day & Brian Smith, Deputy Directors: 401-295-0044 x242
Emergency Operations Center: 401-539-8289
Police, Non-Emergency: 401-539-8289
Fire, Non-Emergency: 401-539-2229
Public Works: 401-539-8474
Town Hall: 401-539-2497

South Kingstown
Stephen A. Alfred, Director: 401-789-9331
Chief Vincent Vespia, Deputy Director: 401-783-3321
Emergency Operations Center: 401-783-3321
Police, Non-Emergency: 401-783-3321
Fire, Non-Emergency: 401-783-3321
Public Works: 401-789-9331x235
Town Hall: 401-789-9331