WESTERLY — Kevin Lowther II, a 2000 Westerly High School grad who went on to study engineering and computer science at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., where he majored in Chinese and Spanish, and earn a Bronze Star for his service, took along something dear to him when he foug…

PROVIDENCE — The life and work of Howard Phillips Lovecraft, Providence's best-known fantasy and horror author, will again be at the center of a popular walking tour and film series conducted by the Rhode Island Historical Society and presented as part of the Flickers’ Vortex Sci-Fi, Fantasy…

WESTERLY — The Salt Marsh Opera will present "Pagliacci," Ruggero Leoncavallo's gripping tale of love and betrayal, with their fall opera at the George Kent Performance Hall on Oct. 19 and 20.

    In honor of “A Universe of Stories,” the Summer Reading Program at the Stonington Free Library, and in order to raise much-needed funds for the library, friends of the library and staff members hosted a “Read & Raise Read-A-Thon” in August. Volunteer readers raised more than $2,000, whic…

    Mark Walker of Westerly received a Bachelor of Science in animal biology from University of South Florida.

    Katie Danaher, an eighth grade student student at the St. Michael School, organized a bake sale recently to raise funds for residents of the Bahamas whose lives were upended by Hurricane Dorian. More than $500 was raised, thanks to the families who baked for the benefit. A check was sent to …

    Greetings dear readers and kind friends and welcome back for our first October 2019 visit here on the Front Porch, where we're admiring all things pumpkin and apple, and chatting about the success of the Dante Society's annual Anna Turrisi Dinner last week, the many recent Westerly weddings …

    Marc Lauzon of Westerly was named to the dean's list at Western New England University for the spring 2019 semester.

    MYSTIC — Shareen Anderson was driving to Warwick Tuesday afternoon to pick up Mambo Judie and Marvano — two of the original members of the group once known as “The Mamboniks” — at T. F. Greene Airport.

    WESTERLY — Christine Ohlman and Rebel Montez return to the Knick Sunday for 'Women's Voices 3," a concert and performance showcase to benefit the Institute for the Musical Arts' "Rock And Roll Camp for Girls."

    PROVIDENCE — More than a dozen museums from the region will be featured in a new Public Television series set to premiere Friday on WSBE Rhode Island. "Treasures Inside The Museum," produced locally by Ocean State Video and Weathervane Communications, will offer viewers a peek into the back …

    Emily Myers, 14, of Richmond, and Cocoa the cow, owned by Francis Kenyon from Meadowburg Farm in Richmond won Grand Champion in the 4H cattle show at the Eastern States Exposition in September.

      On Aug. 12, participants and supporters gathered at Lake of Isles Golf Club and Resort in North Stonington and raised $1 million for the Dunkin’ and NDCP Jimmy Fund Golf Tournament, the largest single-day golf event out of more than 160 Jimmy Fund golf tournaments held in 2019. Proceeds will…

      Greetings dear friends and kind readers and welcome back for another autumn visit  here on the Front Porch, our final September visit of the year where bittersweet is the word of the week.

      The following students each were awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the Westerly Airport Association Humphrey J. Amedeo, Jr. Aviation Scholarship Foundation: Sam Lutzel, a graduate of Westerly High School, who will attend Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; Jackson Taber, graduate of Charih…

        WESTERLY — Pop-up shops and cafés, food trucks, performances, demonstrations and lots of music will be part of the third annual "Downtown Shutdown LIVE!" Thursday, an event being billed as a community block party bringing music, art and people to the streets of downtown Westerly-Pawcatuck.

        WESTERLY — An "All Members Exhibit" called "All Aboard" will be on view in the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery’s beginning Oct. 4 in the historic Westerly Train Station. The show, one of the most diverse and anticipated exhibits of the year, reflects work by the entire gallery membership. Parti…

        WESTERLY — For months now, members of the Westerly College Club — along with their friends and family members — have been gathering pieces of jewelry. From costume to vintage; from sterling silver to gold, hundreds of items have been collected for "Bauble and Bangles," the club's first-ever …