Title 45
Towns and Cities

Chapter 52
The Quonochontaug East Beach Water District

R.I. Gen. Laws 45-52-1



 45-52-1.  Creation — Corporate powers.


(a) All that part of the town of Charlestown County of Washington and state of Rhode Island, commencing at a point being the northeast corner thereof on the westerly line of West Beach road, being the northeasterly corner of lot 84 as shown on plat entitled "Quonochontaug Highlands, Property of Charlestown Estates, Inc., Charlestown, R.I. Scale 1" = 50 ft. August 1940, Rossi & Lewis, Engineers"; then in a general westerly direction to the shore line of Quonochontaug Pond, along the northerly boundary of lots shown and delineated on the plat; then southerly along the easterly shore line of Quonochontaug Pond to a stone wall at land formerly of the Heirs of George S. Baxter as shown on the plat; then southeasterly along the stone wall as shown on the plat to the northerly line of a highway as shown on the plat; then easterly along the northerly line of the highway to the westerly line of the West Beach Road; and then northerly along the westerly line of West Beach Road to the point of beginning.

(b) And also all that part of the town of Charlestown beginning at a point on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean in the town of Charlestown, where the land formerly of Howard E. Thorp & Nelson H. Thorp and land formerly of Donald J. Bunce meet, the point also being the southeasterly corner of the jurisdictional bounds of Quonochontaug Central Beach Fire District; then running in a general northerly direction bounded westerly by the easterly boundary of Quonochontaug Central Beach Fire District to the northerly line of Sea Breeze Ave.; then westerly along the northerly line of Sea Breeze Avenue to land of Quonochontaug Central Beach Fire District; then in a general northerly direction bounded westerly by land of Quonochontaug Central Beach Fire District to the southerly point of land formerly of the Heirs of Mary E. Briggs; then continuing northwesterly bounded southwesterly by the land of the Heirs of Mary E. Briggs a distance of three hundred feet (300′), more or less, to an angle at other land formerly of Mary E. Briggs; then turning and running a distance of eight hundred twenty feet (820′), more or less, in a general northeasterly direction bounded northwesterly by land formerly of the Heirs of Mary E. Briggs as shown on a plat entitled "Plat of Land at Quonochontaug, R.I. consisting of Charlestown Estates, Inc., Central Beach Quonochontaug Highlands, Scale 1" = 200 ft. January 1st, 1940, H.E. Thorp & Son, Agents Dixon Square Bldg., Westerly, R.I."; then turning and running in a general northerly direction four hundred eleven feet (411′), more or less, bounded westerly by the Briggs land to land now or formerly of Asa Hoxsie as shown on the plat dated January 1st, 1940 to a point; then turning and running in a general easterly direction one thousand two hundred fifty feet (1250′), more or less, to a wall intersection at the northwesterly corner of land of Hazard H. Burdick as shown on the plat dated January 1st, 1940, the wall intersection being three hundred twenty-seven feet (327′), more or less, from the westerly line of East Beach Road as measured along an extension easterly of the last described course; then turning and running in a general northerly direction to the southwesterly corner of land now or formerly of Lloyd E. Cook, et ux, and the northwesterly corner of land now or formerly of Lillian H. Richardson; then turning and running in a general easterly direction bounded northerly by the Cook land to the westerly line of the East Beach Road; then easterly crossing East Beach Road to the east side thereof; then northerly along the east side of East Beach Road to the southerly line of land of Sun Rise Acres Condominium; then easterly one hundred seventy feet (170′), more or less, bounded northerly by the Sun Rise Acres Condominium land; then turning and running southerly bounded easterly in part by land of Sun Rise Acres Condominium, and in part by lot numbered 54 as shown and delineated on plat entitled, "Sun Rise Acres, property of Charlestown Estates, Inc., Quonochontaug, Charlestown, R.I., Scale 1" = 80 ft. November, 1948, Rossi & Lewis Engineers", which plat is on file in the town clerk's office of the town of Charlestown, to the northerly line of Peabody Road; then westerly along the northerly line of Peabody Road to the easterly line of East Beach Road; then southerly along the easterly line of East Beach Road to the southerly line of Peabody Road; then easterly on the southerly line of Peabody Road to the northeasterly corner of lot no. 46 as shown on the Sun Rise Acres plat dated 1948; then turning and running southerly bounded easterly by lot 44 as shown and delineated on the Sun Rise Acres plat dated 1948 to the southwesterly corner of lot 44 as shown on the plat dated 1948; then turning and running in a general easterly direction to the southeast corner of lot 42 as shown on the plat dated 1948 and then southerly to the northerly line of a street known as Moulton Place bounded easterly by lots shown and delineated on the plat dated 1948; then turning and running westerly along the northerly line of Moulton Place to the easterly line of East Beach Road; then southerly bounded westerly by East Beach Road to the southerly line of Moulton Place; then turning and running easterly along the southerly line of Moulton Place to the west shore line of Ninigret Pond; then southerly along the west shore line of Ninigret Pond to the northerly line of South Street, so-called; then westerly along the northerly line of South Street to the easterly line of East Beach Road; then southerly along the easterly line of East Beach Road to an intersection with an extension easterly of the northerly line of land now or formerly of Margaret I. Ferretti; then westerly across the extension and bounded southerly by the Ferretti land to the northwesterly corner thereof; then southerly, bounded easterly by the Ferretti land, to the shore line of the Atlantic Ocean; then westerly along the shore line of the Atlantic Ocean to the point and place of beginning are incorporated into a district to be called the Quonochontaug East Beach water district.

History of Section.
P.L. 1990, ch. 499, 1.