WESTERLY — Snow, then rain, then freezing rain — with some snow mixed in — then more snow, ending with a flash freeze that will drive temperatures down into the single digits: National Weather Service meteorologist Alan Dunham said the first significant storm of the winter is likely to bring…

With an abundance of music, painting, photography, theater, exhibits and visiting luminaries, 2018 was another banner year for the arts in the region, with Westerly serving as the cultural hub of Southern Rhode Island. It was also a year of change, collaboration and coffee.

Chances are the Dorr Rebellion no longer resonates with defiant rhetoric, groundswell passions and makeshift citizen armies for most Rhode Islanders, never mind its place in state and national history and the evolution of democracy.

STONINGTON — Reducing the cost of local government by realigning how public services are delivered, and decreasing Connecticut’s "over-reliance" on the property tax were the top two policy goals of the Lamont-Bysiewicz Shared Services transition team, which gathered at the Stonington police …

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        WESTERLY— The American Red Cross said it is facing a blood shortage after a significant shortfall in donations in September and October. With the holidays approaching — typically a period of lower blood donations — blood and platelet donors and volunteer blood drive hosts are needed to avoid…