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    No severe injuries for woman in I-95 rollover

    HOPKINTON — The Hope Valley Barracks of the Rhode Island State Police reported they have discontinued an investigation on a single vehicle rollover that occurred early Saturday morning on Route I-95 north near Hopkinton.

    The Ashaway Volunteer Fire Association received a call around 12:40 a.m. describing a car turned over near the second mile marker on 95, with the female driver trapped underneath, according to Chief Michael Williams. The Hope Valley-Wyoming Fire Department, Ashaway Ambulance Association and Hope Valley Ambulance Squad also responded to the call.

    The woman was taken by ambulance to Rhode Island Hospital after being rescued from underneath the car with no apparent signs of severe injury. Williams did not have details on the woman’s hometown, but said she was driving a car with Rhode Island license plates.

    The Hope Valley State Police described the incident as “nothing serious” after a preliminary investigation.

    Young Professionals Network donates school supplies

    WESTERLY — The Westerly-Pawcatuck Young Professionals Network, an initiative of the Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Area Chamber of Commerce, completed its 2013 school supply drive, donating more than 500 items. The supplies include items such as backpacks, notebooks, binders, pens, pencils, crayons and scissors.

    The donations were distributed evenly between the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center and the Jonnycake Center of Westerly, which will provide the supplies to children in need during the school year.

    Ashaway Free Library to hold Theatre Night

    WESTERLY — The Ashaway Free Library will hold Theatre Night to benefit the library at the Granite Theatre, 1 Granite St., on Thursday.

    The evening will include a social hour from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m., with wine and hors d’ouevres, followed by an 8 p.m. performance of Agatha Christie’s murder mystery “The Mousetrap.” Tickets are $30, $27 for seniors ages 62 and older. Call 401-377-2770 to reserve tickets.

    Arts Café Mystic celebrates 20 years

    MYSTIC — The Arts Café Mystic, 9 Water St., will launch its 20th anniversary season with a program headlined by poet Stephen Burt on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Burt will read from “Belmont,” his new book of poems.

    The evening’s music will be provided by Phred Mileski and Her Combo. Also, Rhode Island-based poet and novelist Claire Cooney will read from her debut book of poems, “How to Flirt in Faeryland.”

    Tickets are $10. Students are admitted free. Seating is limited. Parking is free. For more information, call Christie Max Williams at 860-912-2444 or e-mail info@theartscafemystic.org.



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