ASHAWAY — Now in its 20th year, the annual Ashaway Holiday Stroll, a beloved and well-attended tradition, takes place this Saturday. Beginning with the Ashaway Fire Department's breakfast with Santa at 8 a.m., the stroll includes holiday bazaars, horse-drawn wagon rides, house tours, live mu…

WESTERLY — Mike Stanton, the bestselling author of  the New York Times bestseller "The Prince of Providence: The Rise and Fall of Buddy Cianci, America's Most Notorious Mayor," returns to Westerly to talk about his newest book, a revelatory biography of Rocky Marciano, the greatest heavyweig…

WAKEFIELD – Bah humbug! Even the most hard-hearted will find it difficult to keep a smile off their face when that holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, comes to the Contemporary Theater Company stage in Wakefield Dec. 6th – 22.

PROVIDENCE — Their mascot is "the unicorn of friendship," their music was described as  “poetic” and “evocative of feeling" by National Public Radio, and they'll be playing Upstairs at the Columbus Theatre on Sunday. 

WESTERLY — Westerly Drama, in conjunction with the Colonial Theater, will present "Our Town," Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece about the people of Grovers Corners, N.H., this weekend. Alana Rader and John Peacock direct the play which will see many of the high schoolers t…

Graduates of the Westerly High School class of 1948 enjoyed themselves sharing updates and reminiscences during their 70th reunion last August at the Venice in Misquamicut. In photo, from left, first row; Joan Shea, Jacqueline Hutcheon, Melissa Tucker, Eleanor Marsiglio, Rose Marie Grills, A…

A large contingent of local guests traveled to Sedona, Ariz. last month for the wedding of Jason Croteau and Rachel Miller. Jason, who was the captain of the boys' soccer team during his senior year at Westerly High School, is a son of John and Carol Croteau of Westerly.  Rachel is a daughte…

State Street School Feinstein Jr. Scholars, including Hallie, pictured here, once again joined Dr. Torbett and her staff at Crestview Dental Associates for the annual Treats for Troops campaign. Treats for Troops is a Halloween candy collection program in which local dental offices and other…

Say hello to Buster Brown, an 8-year-old lab-terrier mix who has lived at the Westerly Animal Shelter since mid October and would love to find a home. Erika Lebling, the director of the Town of Westerly Animal Shelter reports that Buster is "an absolute delight!" He has the "sweetest deep br…

Seasons' greetings dear friends and kind readers... and all of a sudden it's December! Time for mistletoe and holly and to visit the many splendiferous Christmas displays around town. The darkest days may be upon us, but so are the many delightful light shows, beginning of course, with one o…

    WESTERLY – The Chorus of Westerly will once again invite members of the community to join them for a Messiah & Christmas Carol Sing this Saturday at 6 p.m. at the George Kent Performance Hall. This year marks the third year the chorus will hold an open sing-along of the Christmas choral …

      WESTERLY – Members of the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly will open the gallery doors wide Wednesday during the 22nd annual Holiday Stroll and Luminaria and host a gala opening of the December show, “Silver and Snow.” This year marks the first year in the gallery’s new home in the h…

        WESTERLY – As the song says, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” And organizers from the Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Business Association are making sure local residents have ample opportunity to visit with neighbors and shop locally at the 22nd Annual Holida…

        WESTERLY – It’s an uplifting, tender-hearted musical, full of good singing, good dancing, good cheer – and some top notch acting.

        WESTERLY – “Annie,” one of the most beloved family musicals of all time opens at the Granite Theater Friday. Inspired by an 1885 James Whitcomb Riley poem – which in turn inspired a long-running comic strip – this version is based on the book by Thomas Meehan, with music by Charles Strouse a…

        WESTERLY – Local shopkeepers have all sorts of surprises in store for patrons this Saturday which happens to be the eighth annual Small Business Saturday. Surprises in the way of sales, specials … and a few gotchas.

        WESTERLY — Former Pawcatuck resident Thor Jensen, once the lead guitarist for the traveling rock band Quiet Life, will be the third guest musician in the next Live at Savoy series.

        PROVIDENCE — Journalist Irin Carmon will be the featured speaker at Champions, an event being held Monday night to honor reproductive rights champion Mary Ann Sorrentino at Trinity Repertory Company’s Lederer Theater Center. Planned Parenthood of Southern New England is hosting the event.

        WESTERLY – Soulshot, the Reggae band featuring Westerly natives David “Daveydread” Turano and Rob Liguori, will open for the legendary Wailers band Saturday night at the Knickerbocker Music Center.

        WESTERLY – Westerly’s Will Evans, the gentle, soulful singer whose first solo release “Wishin’ Well” caught the attention of Entertainment Weekly and landed him in the “Bullseye Of The Week,” makes some powerful – and poignant – statements in his latest album.