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    Members of the Westerly Charter Revision Commission have had a few good debates about politics in small-town America, perception and reality, and ethics in general … more ...
    The photo caused me to do a double-take. There on page one of the Providence Journal was a classic old school building, five stories of … more ...
    Democracy appears to be alive and well in Stonington, with 18 residents offering to volunteer as members of the Charter Review Commission following a petition … more ...
    What a jarring start to the week for local news. Last Sunday, we learned of the death of Chap Barnes, a gracious, intelligent man who … more ...
    The Westerly Town Council and the Town Hall administrators have gotten the message when it comes to the condition of roads throughout town. The council … more ...
    Timeout on tests is a smart course   Published Jul 8, 2014
    Amid all the conversation about the pros and cons of standardized testing nationwide and throughout the state, Rhode Island has taken a stand that goes … more ...
    The spirit of community was alive and well in the pre-dawn hours of Monday as a crowd gathered at the Malted Barley on High Street. … more ...
    From the comfort and anonymity of my couch, I have often snickered at the bald guy with a paunch “rocking” to those even older guys … more ...
    By all indications it appears we are safely out of danger regarding community access to quality local health care. One year after the paperwork was … more ...
    Editorial: Community pride on display   Published Jun 13, 2014
    While ruminating and gazing out the windows on a rainy Friday after a busy week at the start of the busy season, it occurred to … more ...

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    They’re baaaaaack ... not all of them and not all the time yet, but those poor souls not fortunate enough to live among us are … more ...
    It’s their week, so thank a nurse   Published May 10, 2014
    We said goodbye to my mother for the last time on an otherwise beautiful, sunny Friday morning in March. She had suffered a massive stroke … more ...
    Best months ready to unfold   Published May 2, 2014
    While we’re talking about uplifting topics we can’t help but notice that the forecast for next week indicates that our long-delayed spring is finally on … more ...
    I’m on a rant again so if you don’t want to read any more of this you’ve been warned. I concede I’m old and crotchety … more ...
    Low: There appears to be a problem with aggressive white dogs in North Stonington and Ledyard that may — or may not — be wolf-dog … more ...
    High: Dozens of Stonington residents voted to spend $1.2 million to replace the leaky roof at Deans Mill School, and the unanimous vote at Stonington … more ...
    High: Violations of social host laws locally and drug overdoses related to heroin in Rhode Island have been in the news lately, which made Wednesday’s … more ...
    Low: We keep hearing there are indications that the economy is turning around, but we keep seeing signs that the opposite is true. RadioShack announced … more ...
    WOW. He really said that? In Thursday’s story about plans to add beer and wine to the menu at St. Clair Annex in Watch Hill, … more ...
    Highs and lows from last week   Published Mar 3, 2014
    High: Congratulations to Westerly musician Will Evans. The 29-year-old erstwhile leader of popular jam band Barefoot Truth was one of 10 finalists in Guitar Center’s … more ...
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