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

WILD: Predators
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Charlestown

Reading and Nature: Owl Babies and Predators
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Charlestown

Photography and Decorative Arts Exhibition
Noon - 4 p.m. Westerly

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

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

Creature Feature: "Guardians of Ga'Hoole"
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Charlestown

Kids' Outdoor Craft: Sand Mosaics
4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Charlestown

Hoxie Gallery opening reception
5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly

Art Stroll
5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Westerly

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Westerly residents given more time to pay taxes

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WESTERLY — The Town Council is giving property owners extra time to pay their first quarter municipal real estate and personal property tax bills because of a delay in getting the bills mailed out.

On Monday the council voted unanimously to extend the deadline to Aug. 15 after learning, from Town Manager Michelle Buck, that Vision Government Solutions, the company the town uses to prepare and mail the bills, was delayed in mailing the bills because of equipment problems.

The bills were mailed Monday and Tuesday. Typically the bills are mailed during the first week of July.

Buck said the delay in receiving tax payments is not anticipated to cause a cash flow problem for the town.

A similar problem occurred in 2012.

— Dale P. Faulkner



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