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  1. Rhode Island governor defends 2nd-home 'Taylor Swift tax'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WAPE-FM Jacksonville

    ... implementing a statewide property tax on second homes worth more than $1 million. Swift has a beachfront mansion in Westerly, Rhode Island. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) Taylor Swift's people had to reserve some porn-related domain ...

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  2. Rhode Island governor defends 'Taylor Swift tax'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | News Times

    ... implementing a statewide property tax on second homes worth more than $1 million. Swift has a beachfront mansion in Westerly, Rhode Island. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) Photo: Evan Agostini, Evan Agostini/Invision/AP PROVIDENCE, R.I. ...

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  3. Crash in Westerly leaves 2 men injuredRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | WLNE-TV Providence

    By Stephanie Vargas news@abc.com WESTERLY, RI_ The Westerly Police Department investigates a vehicle crash that left two people injured. On March 20, at 11:00 pm two men traveling on Route 78 crash and clip a street light pole.

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  4. What Exactly is Taylor Swift Tax?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Phillymag.com

    Yes, there is actually something called the "Taylor Swift Tax," and it's become quite a hot button of contention in Rhode Island, of all places. Billboard is reporting that the Governor of Rhode Island, Gina Raimondo, has come under fire by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors after proposing a hefty tax on second homes, like the one Swift has in Westerly, Rhode Island: "The governor of Rhode Island is defending a proposed luxury tax for pricey second homes that has been dubbed the 'Taylor Swift tax.'

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  5. Rhode Island Governor Proposes - Taylor Swift Tax'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | MySanAntonio.com

    "What Just Happened": Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo wants to implement a property tax that would affect Taylor Swift. The Grammy winner has a $17M beachfront mansion in Westerly, Rhode Island.

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  6. Washington Trust Announces Date for Annual Shareholders MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | GlobeNewswire

    Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. , parent company of The Washington Trust Company , has announced that its Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held at the Westerly Library, 44 Broad Street, Westerly, Rhode Island, on Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. ET. The Library is located across the street from Washington Trust's corporate headquarters at 23 Broad Street, Westerly, Rhode Island.

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  7. Rhode Island governor proposes 'Taylor Swift Tax'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Houston Chronicle

    "What Just Happened": Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo wants to implement a property tax that would affect Taylor Swift. The Grammy winner has a $17M beachfront mansion in Westerly, Rhode Island.

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  8. Stonington subcommittee removes contentious village districts proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Day

    ... base. He said it would particularly impact small businesses. Lisa Konicki, the executive director of the Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Area Chamber of Commerce, has said her members are "opposed to anything that puts an additional impediment on doing ...

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  9. Lend Me a Tenor Opens 4/1 at Ocean State TheatreRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... cast of A Christmas Story and New York actress Elizabeth Boyke, making their OSTC debuts as Max and Maggie. Westerly's Rochelle Weinrauch, who appeared as Sarah Brown in last summer's production of Guys and Dolls, returns as opera diva, Diana, with ...

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  10. More Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Westerly School Committee member has filed a complaint with the state Attorney General's office accusing the Town Council of violating the state Open Meetings Act. The Westerly Sun reports that Gina Fuller says the council conducted an improper closed-door executive session before interviewing candidates for town solicitor.

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  11. Police LogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | TheDay.Com

    ... Drive, Pawcatuck, was charged Tuesday with second-degree failure to appear in court. Anthony C. Brown, 33, of Westerly was charged Wednesday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, reckless driving, failure to drive right, speeding and ...

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  12. Spring ahead with the Westerly Morris MenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Day

    The Westerly Morris Men will celebrate the Vernal Equinox at sunrise on top of Lantern Hill in North Stonington Friday. It's difficult to think of a recent year when people around here were more excited to see spring arrive.

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  13. Washington Trust Names Yassine Assistant Vice President, Branch...Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | PressReleasePoint

    Westerly, Rhode Island... The Washington Trust Company has appointed Saleh Yassine Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager for the new Washington Trust branch opening this spring at 330 Newport Avenue in Rumford, RI. Upon the opening of the new Rumford branch, Washington Trust will have 19 branches throughout Rhode Island and one in Mystic, CT.

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  14. Tip of the hat to Pharrell WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Albany Times Union

    ... implementing a statewide property tax on second homes worth more than $1 million. Swift has a beachfront mansion in Westerly, Rhode Island. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) ORG XMIT: NYET350 FILE - In this July 21, 2014 file photo, ...

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  15. Rhode Island governor defends 2nd-home a Taylor Swift taxaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WWLP

    ... statewide property tax on second homes worth more than $1 million. Grammy winner Swift has a beachfront mansion in Westerly, Rhode Island. Raimondo says the tax policies she proposed in her budget will create jobs. She is seeking to eliminate a $190 ...

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  16. Rhode Island governor defends 2nd-home 'Taylor Swift tax'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... implementing a statewide property tax on second homes worth more than $1 million. Swift has a beachfront mansion in Westerly, Rhode Island. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) Photo: Evan Agostini, Evan Agostini/Invision/AP PROVIDENCE, R.I. ...

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  17. You Won't Want to Miss Family Bowling in StoningtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Patch.com

    Save The Date: PPPA Family Bowling Event, Sunday April 12, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Alley Katz in Westerly, RI!

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  18. Police LogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | TheDay.Com

    ... of alcohol or drugs and failure to illuminate head lamps. Christopher S. Banker, 28, of 91 Watch Hill Road, Westerly, was charged Monday with criminal violation of a protective order. Paul Donovan, 52, of 174 Montauk Ave., New London, was charged ...

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  19. State Police Charge 11 with DWI St. Patrick's Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Patch.com

    ... Rhode Island - Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs(.104/.118) Steven Stoehr, age 27, of 4 Laurel Avenue, Westerly, Rhode Island - Driving Under the Influence(BAC Unknown) - Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test Ryan Griffin, age 30, of 20 ...

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  20. Dogs could be put down after attack on Charlestown goatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Turnto10.com

    Two pit bulls owned by a Charlestown man are facing the possibility of being euthanized after a deadly attack on two Nubian goats. Charlestown police told The Westerly Sun that they would seek a vicious dog hearing if the pit bulls aren't turned over permanently to the animal control officer.

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