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  • Westerly Land Trust Farmers' Market 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Westerly
  • All-Members Exhibit AT ACGOW 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly
  • Drop-in Knitting Group 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Charlestown
  • HopArts exhibit 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. Hope Valley
  • RIBC Blood Drive 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Hopkinton
  • RIBC Blood Drive 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly
  • Zumba Dance Fitness 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Westerly
  • Where the Wild Things Are 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Westerly
  • Cooking Demonstration 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly
  • Irish Language Lessons 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Westerly

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  • Police say 1,400 stolen hats discovered in home

    WAKEFIELD — A man wanted by South Kingstown police on a warrant was also arrested by Westerly police when they accompanied them to a local home.

    Armed with a warrant charging Mark L. Pates, 28, who was staying at 87 Bowling Lane, with breaking and entering a house on May 24 with felonious intent in South Kingstown, police went to the house Wednesday. He is charged with stealing a pair of weeks-old pit bull puppies.

    Once in the home, Westerly police say they discovered 1,400 snap-back style baseball hats allegedly stolen from Fabrigraphics in Pawcatuck in June. The hats are estimated at more than $36,000. Westerly police charged Pates with receiving stolen goods, a felony.

    Pates did not enter pleas on either charge before Judge Pamela Woodcock-Pfeiffer in 4th Division District Court.

    Because Pates is on probation for a previous drug conviction, he was scheduled to appear in Superior Court on violation of probation charges.

    — A.J. Algier

     


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