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Run for the Pumpkins 5K Trail Run
10 a.m. - Noon Westerly

Native Gardens Tour
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Westerly

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

RI Families in Nature Hike at Wahaneeta Preserve
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Westerly

Hopkinton Fall Festival
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Ashaway

Seal Tour
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Westerly

Public Square Rosary Rally
Noon - 1 p.m. Hope Valley

"Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"
8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Westerly

Master Gardener Kiosk and Soil Test
9 a.m. - Noon Westerly

Fall Stroll-A-Thon
9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Westerly

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Westerly Town Council: no door-to-door sales

WESTERLY — Door to door sales are now officially illegal in the town.

The Town Council unanimously approved an ordinance Monday banning such sales. Councilor Kenneth Parrilla left the meeting early due to illness and did not vote.

The ban was originally proposed by Westerly Police Chief Edward St. Clair and approved by the council’s Committee to Review the Code of Ordinances prior to moving to the full council for consideration. There was no comment during a public hearing conducted prior to the council’s vote Monday.

Charitable groups such as the Girl Scouts and religious organizations will not be affected by the new ordinance.

— Dale P. Faulkner

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