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December Artwork Exhibit at Kettle Pond Vistor Center 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown

Nature Cruise 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Westerly

Hope Valley Indoor Winter Farmers Market 11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Wyoming

Saturday Movies for Kids Noon - 1:30 p.m. Westerly

Nature Cruise 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Westerly

Family Movie 1 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Charlestown

Barefoot Bluegrass Christmas Music 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Charlestown

Free community dinner 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Carolina

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Cancellations, delays and postponements


With snow, high winds and heavy rains predicted for southern Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut, local and state officials are taking precautions and announcing cancellations and storm-related policies. Gov. Lincoln Chafee has announced that the state has enacted its adverse weather policy for state workers, while Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has ordered a delayed opening for state offices this morning until 10 a.m. for all nonessential state employees

Locally, the following schools are closed today:

Westerly Schools

Chariho Schools

Stonington Schools

North Stonington Schools

North Stonington Christian Academy

St Pius X School

St. Michael School

Pine Point School

Westerly Pre-school

Wood River Pre-school

Trinity Lutheran Pre-school, Ashaway

All three branches of the Ocean Community YMCA; Arcadia, Mystic and Westerly-Pawcatuck has announced that all branches are open today but all classes scheduled before 3 p.m. have been canceled.

Charlestown Senior Center is closed

Area colleges/universities have made announcements:

CCRI — All campuses, all classes and activities canceled until 4 p.m.

Mitchell College — Classes canceled

Providence College — Morning classes canceled; offices closed

RI College — Classes canceled through 4 p.m.; classes/events will resume this evening

URI — Morning classes canceled; classes resume at noon

Closings and other storm-related announcements will be posted as they are received.



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