After 22 years in business, the Bean Counter Coffee Shop in Westerly near the Pawcatuck River Bridge recently closed. The sign was on its door on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Harold Hanka, The Westerly Sun
PORTLAND, Maine — Fishermen who harvest herring, one of the most important baitfish on the East Coast, are likely to see a dramatic reduction next year in the amount they are allowed to catch. The change could have major implications for the lobster business.
MIDDLETOWN — Rite-Solutions Inc., which has an office in Pawcatuck, has announced that the Naval Undersea Warfare Center has renewed one of the company's information technology contracts and chosen it as a prime contractor for a major project.
NEW YORK (AP) — The data stolen from the Marriott hotel empire in a massive breach is so rich and specific it could be used for espionage, identity theft, reputational attacks and even home burglaries, security experts say.
KINGSTON — The University of Rhode Island and the towns of South Kingstown and Narragansett have created the South Kingstown Solar Consortium to develop an ambitious solar power project that will generate economic benefits for all three partners while boosting the amount of renewable energy …
WESTERLY — A constant stream of phone calls and emails from people haranguing her for controversial T-shirts her staff wore on Election Night has prompted Wendy Carr to turn off the telephone at Amigos Taqueria Y Tequila and to shut down the downtown restaurant’s website and social media pages.
NEW YORK (AP) — United Technologies is breaking itself into three independent companies now that it has sealed its $23 billion acquisition of aviation electronics maker Rockwell Collins.
WESTERLY — The Wine Store, at 86 Franklin St. in Westerly, has been named a 2018 Retailer of the Year by the trade publication Beverage Dynamics. It was the second year in a row that The Wine Store, owned by Frank and Donna Celico, has received the award.
Single-family home sales in South County declined more than 25 percent in October, compared with the same month last year, according to the latest report issued by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors.
BOSTON — The long-awaited opening of the first recreational marijuana stores on the East Coast was cheered by cannabis enthusiasts and entrepreneurs, but it doesn’t change the reality that workers can be fired or face disciplinary action from employers for marijuana, even when they use pot o…
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WESTERLY — Randall, Realtors, part of The Randall Family of Companies, has announced the addition of Daphne Cannata to its Watch Hill office located at 124 Bay St. Cannata worked as a certified residential appraiser for 10 years before starting in the real estate business, and worked for 20 …
WATERFORD —Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has announced the promotion of Sundae Franklin to senior vice president and chief retail officer. She will oversee the credit union’s network of 16 branches, including the branch administration and training teams.