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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
  • ACGOW July Exhibit 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly
  • Mah Jongg Group 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown
  • 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
  • Hot Dog Roast 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Westerly
  • Documentary showing 6 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Westerly

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  • Maynard resting, in stable condition   Published Jul 22, 2014
    HARTFORD — State Senator Andrew Maynard suffered “non-life threatening injuries” from a fall early Monday morning, according to a statement released Tuesday by Maynard’s sister, Denise Mahoney on behalf of the Maynard family. “First, our family would like to thank … more ...
    WESTERLY — Rochelle Weinrauch spends a lot of time making children’s dreams come true. Her business, Simply Enchanted, brings singing fairy tale characters and Disney princesses to life for children’s parties and events. Now, it seems, her own childhood dreams … more ...
    WESTERLY — Banning all building south of Shore Road/Route 1A seems to be the most sensible way to properly preserve Westerly’s fragile barrier beaches, says Harriet Grayson, whose documentary film, “Aftermath,” about the destruction of Misquamicut Beach during Superstorm Sandy … more ...
    Chaplin Bradford Barnes, a lawyer, conservationist and historian whose love of Westerly — in particular, his beloved village of Watch Hill, where he spent every summer of his life — earned him a Gubernatorial Citation from Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, … more ...
    MYSTIC — After years of planning, the Mystic River will receive some much-needed maintenance this October. Under the supervision of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the river will be dredged to eliminate the threat of shallow water in several … more ...
    WESTERLY — They were hoping to find sharks, whales and mermaids but the 24 students aboard the Elizabeth Morris — Save the Bay’s 46-foot education vessel — were perfectly satisfied to find instead a cunner, a tautog, and a black-fingered … more ...
    WESTERLY — Patricia Douglas has changed her mind and will not seek re-election to the Town Council in November. “There is an ample number of candidates running and I wasn’t so happy about putting my name on the list,” Douglas … more ...
    HOPE VALLEY — Diseases and parasites have devastated honey bee colonies from coast to coast in recent decades, but so far this summer, in Rhode Island anyway, things might be looking up. Lori and Dan Hill of Hope Valley took … more ...
    WESTERLY — The Schools Redesign Advisory Committee has asked for more time to complete its research and present recommendations on the possible consolidation of the district’s schools. In addition to receiving an update on that assessment, members of the School … more ...
    PAWCATUCK — Rose Serio Russell remembers riding from Pawcatuck to Charlestown to pick blueberries with her family when she was a girl. Russell, now 87, recalls riding in the back of a pickup truck loaded with galvanized pails for the … more ...

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    Second Westerly vendor charged   Published Jul 17, 2014
    WESTERLY — A second Misquamicut businessman has been charged with violating the town’s ban on street vendors. Kenneth J. “Nick” Adams, of 140 Atlantic Ave., Apt. 17, Westerly, was issued a summons Tuesday for selling items from an ice cream … more ...
    WESTERLY — Dunn’s Corners Fire District voters unanimously approved a two-year contract with the Bradford Fire District for fire protection services, along with a $896,347 budget for 2014-15, at the district’s annual meeting Wednesday night. The contract, approved by Bradford … more ...
    WESTERLY — Downtown merchants and restaurant owners are considering a yellow brick road approach to lure customers to the town’s version of the Emerald City — the historic downtown. On Monday some of the business owners asked the Town Council … more ...
    WESTERLY — Dust and noise continues to plague Bradford and Charlestown residents who live near the Copar quarry, some of the residents told the Town Council on Monday, repeating their requests for help and relief. The residents also argued that … more ...
    WESTERLY — Tower Street Community Center’s summer learning program will get a visit from Rhode Island’s Education Commissioner later this month. Highlighting many of the summer-learning opportunities in the state, Commissioner Deborah Gist will make a stop in Westerly on … more ...
    WESTERLY — Residents will have the ability to completely reject the concept of borrowing money for artificial turf fields on a question planned for the November ballot. The Town Council agreed Monday that questions will have to be worded in … more ...
    WESTERLY — When Pulitzer Prize winning writer A. Scott Berg comes to speak at the Watch Hill Chapel Thursday, he definitely plans to talk about Woodrow Wilson, but audience members can also expect to hear plenty about Katharine Hepburn. Berg, … more ...
    Four men toting camping gear, laden with backpacks and pulling canoes and a kayak on Allens Avenue in Providence isn’t an everyday occurrence, but a resident of the neighborhood knew who they were right away: “Hey, you’re the paddle guys.” … more ...
    Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series of stories about local craft that are in a different class than the average boat. The series will continue on Mondays through the summer. WESTERLY — “It all happened over a … more ...
    WESTERLY — Family Housing Support is celebrating its one-year anniversary this week with a free community barbecue. The celebration takes place on Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Dunn’s Corners Community Church, 221 Post Road. The group’s volunteers, who … more ...
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