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Open to the Public - The Northwest RI Tea Party usually meets monthly in or near the Village of North Scituate, in the early evening for approximately one and one half hour. We represent Burrillville, Foster, Glocester, Scituate, Smithfield, and N. Smithfield

Typically there are 1-3 speakers drawn from RI Gen'l Assembly, Tea Party, local business, etc. as well as video and audio presentations. Bring a friend. For more details about each month's agenda subscribe here.

“...no man may initiate the use of physical force against others. No man—or group or society or government—has the right to assume the role of a criminal and initiate the use of physical compulsion against any man. Men have the right to use physical force only in retaliation and only against those who initiate its use. The ethical principle involved is simple and clear-cut: it is the difference between murder and self-defense. A holdup man seeks to gain a value, wealth, by killing his victim; the victim does not grow richer by killing a holdup man. The principle is: no man may obtain any values from others by resorting to physical force.” Ayn Rand
State Legislative Officials From The NWTP Area

Sen 23 Paul Fogarty
Rep 48 Brian Newberry
Rep 47 Cale Keable

Sen 21 Nicholas Kettle
Rep 40 Michael Chippendale

Sen 21 Nicholas Kettle
Rep 41 Michael Marcello

Sen 23 Paul Fogarty
Rep 40 Michael Chippendale Rep 47 Cale Keable

Sen 22: Stephen Archambault
Rep 44: Gregory Constantino
Rep 53 Thomas Winfield

N. Smithfield
Sen 17 Edward O'Neill
Sen 23 Paul Fogarty
Sen 24 Marc Cote
Rep 48 Brian Newberry

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  Next Meeting:

June 17, 2014
615pm - 745pm
North Scituate Library
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Your Town
  Your Town Links (Back to home)  
  The NWTP represents  
  • Burrillville
  • Foster
  • Glocester
  • Scituate
  • Smithfield
  • N. Smithfield
  Some things you can do  
  • If you can not attend our meetings . . . you can still contribute. Consider a donation to the RI Tea Party PAC. or practice activism from your couch.
  • Bring a friend to one of our meetings, even if they are outside our coverage area.
  • Get us a speaker. Invite your local reps (or anyone you know who is qualified) to give a presentation on a topic they and our attendees would find interesting.
  • Submit a topic you would like to hear discussed.
  • Do you have an area of interest in which you are most comfortable promoting the idea of individual rights? For example: Speaking to seniors? to students? teachers? Construction workers or contractors? The police department in any district? Let me know and I will try to put you in touch with others of similar interest.
  • Most people do not know that the NWTP exists. Mention this fact in casual conversation.

Town Meetings and events
(To receive last minute email notices about any particular meeting, the RI Secretary of State's Office lets you sign up here)

  • Glocester town council meetings are the first and third Thursdays of each month at 7:30 pm at the Glocester Town Hall 1145 Putnam Pike Chepachet, RI. Meeting dates are subject to change. More information
  • Foster-Glocester Regional School Committee meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM at Ponaganset Middle School Library, 7 Rustic Hill Road, Glocester, RI. More information
  • Glocester School Committee meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Glocester Town Hall, 1145 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, RI. More information
  • Smithfield School Committee usually meets 7 p.m. Smithfield High School, School Media Center, 90, Pleasant View Avenue. Here is their meeting schedule
  • Smithfield Town Council usually meets 7pm on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, Smithfield Town Hall, Farnum Pike, Esmond. Here is their meeting schedule
  • Scituate school committee meets the first Tuesday of each month. From January through August it meets in the Town Council Chambers. From September through December it meets in a different school each month so that attendees can tour that school and learn of any needs for the coming budget year.
  • Scituate town council meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM., (Work session on the 4th Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM.as needed) Financial Town Meeting held the first Tuesday after the first Monday in April. at Town Council chambers, 195 Danielson Pike, No. Scituate, RI 02857. To receive the most up to date information about these meetings call 647-2822, ext. 6
  • Scituate Phone numbers - for most up to date information call:

Tax assessor -2919
Tax collector -5526 x5
Town clerk -2822
High school Trimtown road -4120
Trash -3366
Hgwy dept/Pblc wrks 647-3366

Useful Internet Links- Scituate

  • Home page: here
  • Scituate Government email news: The Scituate Website has a new service. You can subscribe to town-related email news
  • Events - dates (A user-friendly calendar:) here
  • Events - details here
  • Voter information: here
  • Flow chart how Town gov't is organized here
  • Town Code of Ordinances (large file) here

Useful Internet Links- Burrillville

Useful Internet Links- Other Towns

  • Other information and web site links for Foster, Gloucester, Smithfield and N. Smithfield - I will post these if someone from each of these towns sends me the information.
  Legislator Contact Information Link  
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