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    Editorial: Taylor Swift is one of us   Published Aug 30, 2014
    As this milder-than-usual summer draws to a close, we bid farewell to many of the hallmarks of the season. Walks on the beach. Ice cream … more ...
    While Westerly faces the loss of an energetic community volunteer, Stonington can celebrate the arrival of a new business at a high-profile location where a … more ...
    The greater Westerly community will face a rather large void after Labor Day with the departure of the Reverend Clark Rumfelt, pastor of the Church … more ...
    By all accounts, the situation at the Elm Tree Inn in Pawcatuck has turned from years of negative to at least neutral if not positive. … more ...
    At long last things could be looking up down on Canal Street as the town of Westerly moves closer to the realization of plans to … more ...
    Editorial: Opening doors to education   Published Aug 9, 2014
    In another example of the tale of the two Westerlys, we learned that for some children entering school, a book is a novelty and a … more ...
    Hope Valley-Wyoming Fire Chief Fred Stanley was lucky. At 79, he only sustained a back injury and related bumps and bruises associated with falling from … more ...
    The 38th voyage of the Charles W. Morgan is complete, with the ship that most in this region visited in elementary school back at her … more ...
    The news just keeps getting better for downtown Westerly. The storefronts are filled for daytime shopping and the plethora of restaurants and nightspots has created … more ...
    Let’s imagine that government efforts to improve the workforce are successful, and that Rhode Island’s employers can be assured of finding sufficient people with the … more ...

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    The Westerly Town Council’s approval Wednesday of two potentially expensive ballot questions for the November election — whether to bond $6 million for road and … more ...
    Westerly and Hopkinton find themselves in the same boat when it comes to road projects. They’re both playing catch-up in response to a growing chorus … more ...
    The Stonington Board of Finance appears to be playing some kind of control game when it comes to West Broad Street School. The school, the … more ...
    It’s a topic that usually comes up every summer: thousands of tourists flock to our shoreline and some return home thinking they’ve been to the … more ...
    Tempering war on gun makers   Published Jul 17, 2014
    This editorial appeared Monday in the Meriden Record-Journal. Moving forward, Connecticut politicians would do well to strike a balance between regulating gun manufacturers and encouraging … more ...
    At the end of June, New England Science & Sailing (NESS) of Stonington expanded its programs into Westerly, where it is kicking off a satellite … more ...
    A little more than 18 months ago, in November 2012, the North Stonington School Committee decided to rebuff a petition that lobbied for the closure … more ...
    Supporting arts supports community   Published Jul 9, 2014
    There is a serious move afoot to make Westerly the cultural hub of southern Rhode Island and the inclusion of two local arts organizations in … more ...
    People stare in awe and amazement when they see a whale, and no wonder. These creatures, magnificent in their intelligence and behavior, stand out among … more ...
    The sense of civic duty is alive and well in Westerly. On the heels of a candidate filing deadline that resulted in 15 people running … more ...
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