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  • Nature Craft Day 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Charlestown
  • Benjamin's Box 10 a.m. - Noon Bradford
  • Story Hour 11 a.m. - Noon Westerly
  • ACGOW April exhibit 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly
  • Hope Valley Winter Farmers’ Market 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wyoming
  • Free community dinner 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Carolina
  • "Old Love" 8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Westerly
  • Hoxie Gallery exhibit 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Westerly
  • Zumba 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Wyoming

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  • Thousands of people have visited the Friends of the Westerly Library annual book fairs over the past 40 years. In the interest of keeping our patrons up-to-date, I’m writing to inform the public of some big changes for our 40th … more ...
    There are few things that are more refreshing than having a drink of cool clean water on a hot summer day. Fortunately, this resource is readily available to all of the residents of Westerly. Many of us have our own … more ...
    No Republican congressman, I’ll bet, would talk to Hillary Clinton the way Sheldon Whitehouse talked to Diana Furchtgott-Roth during a Senate Budget Committee hearing last week. See the think tank representative’s rebuttal to Senator Whitehouse’s careless remark (“Taking Whitehouse to … more ...
    Help stop closure of our public land   Published Apr 15, 2014
    I’m writing to inform the public the closing of our public lands is starting for the nesting birds. Along the coast, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service will be roping off areas for potential nesting. Huge areas on Cape … more ...
    Unlike the Obama supporters, I have, to use a contemporary phrase, “skin in the game.” My son, Shaun, had five deployments to Iraq/Afghanistan and is currently stationed in Northern Italy. He is working with and training NATO forces in and … more ...
    Academic Hall of Fame in future?   Published Apr 11, 2014
    Subsequent to reading the latest story listing the newest inductees to the Westerly High School Athletic Hall of Fame, as a former Westerly High School “student-athlete,” I was wondering if there will be an “Academic Hall of Fame” in the … more ...
    How heavy our hearts have been to be told of the passing of Mick Cofone. For well over a half-century, he, his brother Sam and the Cofone family (Sandy included) have kept the Westerly-Pawcatuck citizenry healthy and hearty with their … more ...

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    The Westerly Town Council as currently composed should hang their collective heads in shame. The mishandling of residents’ complaints and concerns about Copar Quarry/Westerly Granite’s continued destruction of our properties and quality of life has left all neighbors in the … more ...
    Overwhelmed by community support   Published Apr 10, 2014
    I would like to thank the Westerly Sun in helping me raise awareness and funds for Team BAlieve for the Fight for Air Climb. When I first registered for the climb, my initial goal was a team of five members … more ...
    This letter is to congratulate the fine students in the town of Stonington for their talent and dedication for their recent awesome performance of Cinderella at Stonington High School, directed by Erica Sousa Stanley. On Sunday, I went to my … more ...
    Block has best plan for R.I. economy   Published Apr 10, 2014
    Ken Block is the only gubernatorial candidate who offers a broad based plan to drive the economy and to cut taxes considering his plan would specifically reduce the car tax, the corporate tax rate, reduce and reform the estate tax … more ...
    If I may, I would like this to be an open letter to anyone thinking about moving to Westerly and what could happen to you if you live in an unfortunate area like Bradford. A cautionary tale, if you will. … more ...
    Board concedes Avondale to Royce   Published Apr 9, 2014
    On Feb. 5, the Zoning Board granted Charles Royce two Dimensional Variances and a Special Use Permit for three buildings at his 2 Avondale Road residence. These grants, plus one Dimensional Variance and one Special Use Permit granted on March … more ...
    Secretary of State John Kerry (March 2) described Russia’s action in Crimea as “an incredible act of aggression… You just don’t in the 21st century behave in 19th century fashion by invading another country on completely trumped up pretext,” he … more ...
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