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

Wild About Reading
10:30 a.m. - Noon Charlestown

Preschool Story Hour
11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Carolina

Mah Jongg
12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown

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

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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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