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  • Westerly Land Trust Farmers' Market 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Westerly
  • Summer art exhibit 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Westerly
  • Let’s Go Hawaii! 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Westerly
  • Summer art exhibit 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Charlestown
  • August Art Exhibit 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly
  • Art Show & Sale Noon - 4 p.m. Watch Hill
  • Bingo 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Ashaway
  • Drop-In Knitting Club 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Charlestown
  • RIBC Blood Drive 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Westerly
  • Museum House tours 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Westerly

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  • The quietly delightful Chaplin Bradford Barnes died this past week. I was saddened at the loss of his wisdom, sense of purpose and quick wit. … more ...
    Frustrated by the Obama administration’s inability to respond to current challenges at home and abroad America’s political left is engaging in its traditional distraction effort: … more ...
    Plenty of people had good reason to be in a foul mood back in 2012. The Detroit Tigers. Members of the Romney family. And, after … more ...
    In the most recent legislative session, state leadership took decisive steps to improve Rhode Island’s business climate and regional competitiveness. Rhode Island lowered the corporate … more ...
    The horrific murders of schoolchildren in Newtown, Conn., in 2012 prompted the worst sort of response from some legislatures, particularly those in Kansas and Missouri. … more ...
    If you’re caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s dementia, one of the most important things you can do for that person is insure they … more ...
    It’s always interesting to hear from you guys, and recently I had a note from Barbara Texeira Nichols, who donated a necklace made of seeds … more ...
    Finally, a law that has teeth for pets   Published Jul 18, 2014
    This editorial appeared Wednesday in the Newport Daily News. We usually are not in favor of attempts to legislate against stupid behavior. But we hope … more ...
    Separating social and professional   Published Jul 15, 2014
    This editorial appeared Monday in the Newport Daily News. Rhode Island joined a growing number of states moving to protect social media users’ privacy last … more ...
    If you ever put thread to needle, you had a passing relationship with a couple of guys named Coats & Clark. You may have had … more ...

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    This editorial appeared in the Meriden Record-Journal. A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people … more ...
    We’ve celebrated the nation’s 238th birthday this past July 4th holiday weekend with fireworks of all kinds and colors, but there are some ongoing pyrotechnics … more ...
    The following piece originally appeared in the Newport Daily News as an editorial: Fort Adams widely is known as a venue for events — home … more ...
    The following editorial appeared in the Meriden Record-Journal recently: Employer-provided health coverage has always been subject to certain limits — mainly, the limit of what … more ...
    Every once in a while, I like to take a look at what other columnists are saying, and I recently took a peek at what … more ...
    As I write this, Hurricane Arthur is spinning off the Carolina coast, and it appears that the hurricane will then track to our south and … more ...
    WASHINGTON — C’mon people — it’s just 45 words! We’ll even give you the Twitter version: Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition. There, … more ...
    The system does work after all. The system, in this case, being government and the wheels of bureaucracy. It took five years, 20 partners, three … more ...
    America is in decline but to place the blame exclusively at the doorstep of President Barack Obama would be unfair. He has hastened the downward … more ...
    I have family scattered all across the country, including Hawaii, and I’m proud to say that we’re very close. At a family reunion, a number … more ...
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