ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Community Calendar

Thursday Hike at Dr. John Champlin Glacier Park, Westerly
10 a.m. - Noon Westerly

E-Reader Help
10 a.m. - Noon Charlestown

Music with Mr. Mike
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Charlestown

Drop-In Knitting Group
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Charlestown

Book Discussion Group
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Charlestown

Light It Up Blue for Autism Speaks
5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Westerly

Pilates and Strength
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Charlestown

Basic Computer Instruction
6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Charlestown

Irish Language Lessons
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Westerly

Canoeing Made Easy
7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Charlestown

... View all of today's events


Stay Connected


ADVERTISEMENT


image

Optimistic about the future


Three sophomores from Westerly High School are the winners of the 2014 Voice of Democracy Essay Contest sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Amancio-Falcone-Gaccione Post 8955 and its Ladies Auxiliary. The students were recognized for their accomplishments and for being “outstanding spokespersons for freedom,” recently at a ceremony held at the VFW hall when students read their essays and received their awards. The theme for this year’s essay was “Why I’m Optimistic About Our Nation’s Future.” In photo, from left, Mr. Stephen Servidio, U.S. History teacher at WHS, Charlotte Andrus, Joseph Brodeur, Rachel Schilke and Daniel Carr, service officer of the Post and Chairman of the Committee. Brodeur and Schilke were the first place co-winners and Andrus was the second place/runner up winner. Congratulations on a job well done!



Back to FrontPorch
Top Stories of the Week

Randall’s Ordinary sold, will return …
NORTH STONINGTON — One of the oldest homes in the area is being saved, much to the delight of local historians. Randall’s Ordinary, the old … more ...

Police logs: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 …
Westerly Jared C. Manfredi, 41, of 18 Cosmo St., Westerly, was charged Saturday with domestic disorderly conduct and domestic simple assault and/or battery. Joseph C. … more ...

Rhode Island medical marijuana growers arrested …
EXETER — A father and son, licensed as medical marijuana caregivers, were arrested on drug distribution charges Tuesday, a business that police reports indicate helped … more ...

Police logs: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 …
Westerly David E. Shermansky, 55, and Joseph Harrington, 24, of 31 Oak St., Westerly, were charged Monday with disorderly conduct. Hopkinton Matthew J. Paolantonio, 29, … more ...

State to appeal beach-access decision …
PROVIDENCE — The battle over whether the public should be able to enjoy the use of the entire beach area from the Westerly Town Beach … more ...

Latest Comments