Fundraiser takes 'trash the dress' to a lovely level
Maria DiMaggio, left, and Lauren Sposato of the Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Chamber of Commerce took part in the Trashion Show fundraiser at the Granite Theatre in Westerly Tuesday night.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Malted Barley Bar & Restaurant Franchising
Westerly, RI - the Malted Barley, a family owned and operated bar and restaurant since 2011, is expanding its business operations this year by way of franchising locations throughout New England.
Top 10 Places to Live in Rhode Island
The best place to live in Rhode Island? Westerly, according to Movoto , a real estate service.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
'Trashion' Show fundraiser is littered with creativity
A detail of rosettes fashioned from coffee filters from one of the dresses that will be featured on the runway April 22 at 7 p.m. at the Granite Theatre, 1 Granite St., Westerly.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Westerly Hospital offers smoking cessation program
The Westerly Hospital is offering a seven-week smoking cessation program called "Freedom from Smoking" beginning on May 6 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the hospital's Henry J. Nardone Conference Center.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Flood warning continues on Pawcatuck River
The Pawcatuck River in Washington County continues to be above flood stage, and the National Weather Service says some minor flooding could take time to recede.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Westerly beach access dispute in court
The stretch of sand has been at the crest of a decades long debate over whether it should be public or private.
The good news
Your superior correspondents spotted a couple stories on WPRI-Channel 12 in the past week that certainly qualify as good news.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Westerly police investigate shooting incident
Westerly Police are investigating a shooting Tuesday in the area of Pleasant Street, though they have yet to find victims.
Flood warnings extended in Rhode Island
Flood warnings following heavy rains in Rhode Island have been extended for the Pawtuxet River at Cranston and the Pawcatuck River at Westerly.
Drugs no match for K-9
ONE OF THE TEAM: Warwick Police's K9 team, Officers Paul Wells and Aaron Steere, say although he may look tough, Fox, Wells' canine partner, is as friendly as any other dog in the world when he is not on the job.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
The Block Island Times
By Betty J. Cotter Special to the Times The two hospitals closest to Block Island are ...
The two hospitals closest to Block Island are undergoing changes that will affect patient care and services, but so far those involved say the changes have all been positive.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
McCaffrey looks for study of Next Generation 9-1-1
Thanks to Warwick Senator Michael McCaffrey, the conversation about updating Rhode Island's 9-1-1 system has picked up speed; McCaffrey introduced legislation to look at the implications, cost and more related to bringing Next Generation 9-1-1 to the state.
It's a dirty job, but someone has to do it
Keith Vandal of Coastal Environmental Services pumps out the fishing boat Yankee Redneck at Seaport Marine on the Mystic River on March 10. Patches of snow still dotted the gravel lot at Brewer Yacht Yard in Mystic, where most of the boats were parked on metal stands and shrouded in shrink wrap on this early March day, as Keith Vandal readied his ... (more)
Wed Mar 26, 2014
The Narragansett Times
Bill would create statute for larceny of farm products
With the continued growth of farming and agricultural industries in Rhode Island, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin authored legislation at the request of the Rhode Island Farm Bureau that would create a statute for the larceny of farm products and livestock.