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  • Summer art exhibit 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Westerly
  • Summer art exhibit 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Charlestown
  • Children's story hour 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Hope Valley
  • Wild About Reading 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Charlestown
  • August Art Exhibit 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly
  • Art Show & Sale Noon - 4 p.m. Watch Hill
  • Mah Jongg Group 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown
  • RIBC Blood Drive 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Hopkinton
  • Tom McCoy Summer Fun Run Series 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly
  • Blues on the Beach 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Misquamicut

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  • Connecticut jobs increase as winter’s freeze ends

    WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut labor officials say the state added 4,900 jobs in March, helping to restore the jobs lost in January due to extreme weather.

    The Department of Labor reported today that the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7 percent.

    Connecticut has added 9,400 jobs since March 2013. Labor officials also revised the number of jobs gained in February, to 1,400, from an increase of 800 initially reported last month.

    Andy Condon, the department’s director of research, said March showed some “solid signs of a return to previous job growth.” The labor force expanded for a third month in a row.

    The leisure and hospitality industry led employment growth in the state, adding 2,300 jobs. The Department of Labor says job growth was very strong in restaurants and hotels.



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