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Westerly-Pawcatuck Farmers Market
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Westerly

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

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

Drop-in Knitting Club
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Charlestown

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

Classic Car Cruise Nights
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Misquamicut

Misquamicut Drive-In Movie
9 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Misquamicut

Westerly Land Trust Summer Paddles- Potter Hill to Westerly Landing
9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Westerly

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Westerly man charged with cyberstalking


WESTERLY — A 24-year-old Westerly man was charged Monday with cyberstalking after an investigation by Westerly police into a number of alleged harassing text messages and phone calls sent to a local woman.

Police indicate they stopped William C. Gavitt, of 31 Robin Hollow Way, Apt. B, on an alleged motor vehicle violation and realized a warrant had been issued for his arrest on the misdemeanor charge.

The alleged victim said she had been having an ongoing problem with calls and texts to her home and cell phone and had previously reported the situation to police. She said he had his number blocked, but he continued to call from a withheld number. The messages, according to the police report, contained photos of Gavitt in which he threatens himself and promises action if the woman calls police.

Rhode Island State Police later contacted Gavitt at his workplace to ensure he was safe. He was issued a summons to appear in 4th Division District Court.

— A.J. Algier



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