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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 man faces heroin charge

WESTERLY — A 42-year-old School Street man was arrested on a felony drug charge Sunday following an investigation by Westerly detectives.

Paul Gene Egan, of 60 School St., was arrested after he turned himself in to police at the station on a warrant charging him with the alleged manufacture/possession/delivery of “brown” heroin. Police seized about $80 in heroin from Egan at the time he was initially charged.

Police detectives began the investigation in July, indicating they used surveillance and confidential informants in their probe. During the investigation, police said they observed both foot and vehicle traffic of suspected drug users entering and exiting the apartment.

Egan allegedly sold heroin to an informant who later identified him in a photo array as the person selling the drug.

— A.J. Algier


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