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Community Artists Program
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown

Time, Tide & Water exhibit
11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly

Pre-school Story Hour
11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Carolina

Mahjong
12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown

Quilting Group
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Charlestown

Outdoor Craft: Twisted Yarn Jewelry
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Charlestown

40th Annual Tom McCoy Family Fun Run Series
5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly

Blues on the Beach
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Misquamicut

Wildlife Wednesday: Discovery of Sounds in the Sea
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Charlestown

Investment Group
7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Charlestown

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Ocean House fire quickly extinguished


Watch Hill Fire Department Chief Robert Peacock is giving a good deal of credit to the Ocean House staff members who this morning used their training in emergency situations to extinguish a small fire in a planter on an outside deck.

Peacock said by the time firefighters arrived on the scene at 8:33 a.m., the fire was out, he said.

He explained the plant area was between two 4-foot walls and it was there that the fire began outside of Room 2-7. The hotel was evacuated. Misquamicut and Westerly fire departments were on the scene providing mutual aid to Watch Hill.

Peacock said the cause of the fire is under investigation, but is believed to be accidental. He said there was a small amount of damage to the area.

The fire was out by 8:50 a.m.

--A.J.ALGIER



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