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Municipality Offers Amenities For Residents

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that in response to the impacts of Hurricane Sandy, the following municipality is offering amenities to its residents:


  • Potable water distribution (bring containers); Chariho Plaza, 1190 Main St., Wyoming; all day Thursday
  • Potable water distribution (bring containers); Richmond Elementary School, 190 Kingstown Rd., Wyoming; (after 3:30 p.m.)
  • Bottled water distribution (Richmond residents only); Richmond Town Hall, 5 Richmond Townhouse Rd; 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Hot meals; Richmond Carolina Fire Station, 208 Richmond Townhouse Rd.; 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Thursday
  • Showers; Chariho High School (right entrance), 455 Switch Rd., Richmond; 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Thursday
  • Cell phone/laptop charging station; Town Community Center, 1169 Main St., Wyoming; 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Thursday
  • Brush disposal (Richmond residents only); Transfer Station, 51 Buttonwoods Rd., Richmond; 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Friday - Sunday

The list of municipalities offering amenities will be updated at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Friday. Information on amenity centers is also available by calling 211.

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