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  • Stations of the Cross 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Westerly
  • ACGOW April exhibit 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly
  • Toddler Story Hour 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Carolina
  • Basic Computer Classes 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Charlestown
  • Fish and Chips Dinner 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Westerly
  • Stargazing 6 p.m. - Midnight Charlestown
  • Surfside 8 Square Dance 8 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Westerly
  • "Old Love" 8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Westerly
  • Hoxie Gallery exhibit 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Westerly

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  • 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 but I just can’t shut up about some of the dumb things that keep happening. … 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 hybrids, which are illegal in Connecticut. The dogs reportedly have attacked two horses, bitten a … 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 High on Tuesday night drew worthy applause. “I’m glad it’s finally over,” said Amy Hambly, … 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 workshop at the Westerly Police Department both timely and important. Police Capt. Shawn Lacey and … 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 Tuesday it plans to close up to 1,100 stores, or about a fifth of its … 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, a lawyer representing abutters said, essentially, that customers of this locally owned and family-staffed icon … 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 Singer-Songwriter III competition, which took place at the Hotel Café in Los Angeles on Saturday. … more ...

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    I didn’t watch much Olympics coverage. I wished I’d seen the hockey game that the U.S. won over Russia, and was hoping they would meet again. But that didn’t happen. Russia got knocked out of the tournament fairly early — … more ...
    The annual Cabin Fever Festival to benefit the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center and hosted by Olde Mistick Village was a stroke of genius by the original organizers. As its name implies, it comes at just the right time, deep into winter … more ...
    Highs and lows from last week   Published Feb 17, 2014
    Really, more snow?!?! If winter fatigue hadn’t set in, it has to have done so now. Heavy, wet snow fell Thursday morning, at times with flakes so big they looked like confetti in a ticker-tape parade. Then, much like the … more ...
    Ah, Valentine’s Day is upon us, and all the expectations that go with it. I’m trying to find someone who loves this holiday, but I’ve been hard-pressed to find a single person to express an exuberance for it other than … more ...
    A team of masons moved into my brain recently and started building a “mental block.” It’s made writing a column difficult. There are so many things vying for my attention lately that I seem to be going from one to … more ...
    As we head back into real-world January, with temps nestled in the 20s and below, we have frigid February to look forward to, the month that brought us a blizzard last year. But just in time to warm our hearts … more ...
    Highs and lows from last week   Published Jan 13, 2014
    Low: Two words we’d like to forget from the week that was: polar vortex. That’s what caused the abnormally cold weather that led to car batteries dying, frozen pipes bursting, faces frowning and even small “icebergs” floating in the Pawcatuck … more ...
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