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  1. 'Water company' scammers rob, assault 83-year-old womanRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Chariho Times

    ... she had been on the phone. They took a small amount of jewelry and cash. The victim was treated and released from Westerly Hospital with a cut to her hand as a result of the fall. A vehicle of interest is an older model Honda SUV color silver. Local ...

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  2. Health | Hospital Association of Rhode Island Releases Joint Statement on Ebola PreparednessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Go Local

    The Hospital Association of Rhode Island has released a statement on RI's preparedness for a possible Ebola outbreak. HARI represents Butler Hospital, Kent Hospital, Landmark Medical Center, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, Providence VA Medical Center, Roger Williams Medical Center, South County Hospital, Women & Infants Hospital and Westerly Hospital), Lifespan, the Rhode Island Department of Health, Rhode Island State Nurses Association, Rhode Island Medical Society, and Rhode Island Academy of Physician Assistants.

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  3. Chariho School Officials Upset Over Pace of ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    ... appoint an official to investigate allegations of discrimination at the Kingston Hill Academy charter school. The Westerly Sun reports that Chariho has accused Kingston Hill of refusing to provide services to certain disabled children and suggesting ...

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  4. Police logs - Oct. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | TheDay.Com

    ... Friday with violation of a restraining order and risk of injury to a minor. Christopher Longo, 20, of 15 Ava St., Westerly, was charged Thursday with second-degree criminal trespassing, third-degree burglary and sixth-degree larceny. Kathryn ...

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  5. Westerly Hospital sees Ebola scareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Turnto10.com

    Westerly Hospital went into full safety protocol after hearing that a patient who had Ebola-like symptoms was being transported to their emergency room Saturday evening. Officials from Westerly Hospital tell NBC 10 that a patient with flu-like symptoms and an unclear travel history was brought to the hospital around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday.

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  6. 2015 Mercedes S-class coupe wraps high-tech, high luxury in modern packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Automotive News

    The new S-class coupe is the most expensive and technologically advanced car the brand is selling in the U.S. WESTERLY, R.I. -- The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-class coupe embodies the automaker's new design philosophy of modern luxury, says Gorden Wagener, the brand's design chief. The shoulders are exaggerated and form a "Coke bottle" shape.

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  7. Westerly Schools Committee halts transgender ruleRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Turnto10.com

    Westerly's School Committee has shelved a proposed policy that would allow transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice and prohibit discrimination against transgender students. The Westerly Sun reports that dozens of residents attended a Town Hall meeting to oppose the policy. 1 comment

  8. Teen Biodiesel Maker Honored with HALORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Domestic Fuel

    In this edition of the Ethanol Report, we hear from Randall Doyal, of Minnesota-based Al-Corn Clean Fuel, new Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Renewable Fuels Association . It's no secret that we think the folks who make biodiesel are angels, but one actually now will get her own HALO! Cassandra Lin, a teenager from Westerly, Rhode Island is part of that area's Project TGIF, Turn Grease Into Fuel , a student-led project where restaurants and residents recycle their waste cooking oil, it gets turned into biodiesel and is donated to charity to support families who require heating assistance.

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  9. Watershed restoration program inauguratedRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... marked for the new program, a framework for a regional approach to protect and restore the coastal watersheds from Westerly, R.I. to Chatham, including Buzzards Bay. Curt Spalding, EPA New England regional administrator, was on hand to announce the ...

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  10. Southeast New England Coastal Watershed Restoration Program announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | WaterWorld

    ... broad ecosystem approach to protect and restore the coastal watersheds of Southeast New England (coastal areas from Westerly, R.I., to Chatham, Mass., including all waters of Rhode Island, southern Cape Cod, Narragansett Bay, and Buzzards Bay). The ...

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  11. Hopkinton Man Arrested After SWAT Storm HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    The Westerly Sun reports that police stormed a house just before midnight Saturday and took Michael W. Neugent into custody. The incident began with a call to Hopkinton police from a neighbor reporting a domestic disturbance.

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  12. Hopkinton man arrested after SWAT storm houseRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Westerly Sun reports that police stormed a house just before midnight Saturday and took Michael W. Neugent into custody. The incident began with a call to Hopkinton police from a neighbor reporting a domestic disturbance.

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  13. Vampires,' Stoker at the StrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Capital Weekly

    ... Haunts LLC produces short narrative and documentary films on folk legends anchored in history. Asten was born in Westerly, R.I., and has more than 20 years of experience as a filmmaker and cinematic storyteller. He has won numerous awards as a ...

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  14. Fight over piping plover halts Sandy recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | SFGate

    In this July 12, 2007 file photo, a piping plover runs along a beach in the Quonochontaug Conservation Area in Westerly, R.I. A court fight to protect the piping plover, a bird listed as "threatened" under the federal Endangered Species Act, is holding up a $207 million plan to replenish sand along a 19-mile stretch of shoreline on New York's Fire Island.

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  15. Fight over piping plover halts Sandy recoveryRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this July 12, 2007 file photo, a piping plover runs along a beach in the Quonochontaug Conservation Area in Westerly, R.I. A court fight to protect the piping plover, a bird listed as "threatened" under the federal Endangered Species Act, is holding up a $207 million plan to replenish sand along a 19-mile stretch of shoreline on New York's Fire Island. The sand was eroded during Superstorm Sandy.

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  16. NEIBA 2014: A Show of Enthusiasm from Children's BooksellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... a great summer," said Annie Philbrick, co-owner of Bank Square Books in Mystic, Ct., who will add a second store in Westerly, R.I., in the spring. "Every month was up, even September." Wendy Hudson, who also had a good summer, will renovate ...

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  17. Westerly Schools Propose Ban on Transgender BiasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Westerly school officials are considering a ban on discrimination against transgender students, allowing them to use bathrooms and locker rooms of the gender with which they identify. He says districts have received guidance from the Rhode Island Department of Education and Commissioner Deborah Gist on bullying and facilities for transgender students.

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  18. Washington Trust Announces Date of Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release, Conference Call and WebcastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | GlobeNewswire

    WESTERLY, R.I., Oct. 7, 2014 -- Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. , the publicly-owned holding company of The Washington Trust Company , will release third quarter 2014 earnings and the Corporation's executives will host a conference call as follows: Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc, is the parent of The Washington Trust Company , a state-chartered bank headquartered in Westerly, Rhode Island. Founded in 1800, Washington Trust is the oldest community bank in the nation and is the largest independent bank headquartered in Rhode Island.

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  19. Simon and Crystal Mall Welcome New Guest Services ManagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Patch.com

    ... r with managing guest expectations from his many years of serving patrons at numerous restaurants. Bader resides in Westerly, RI.

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  20. House candidates from three districts join forumRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | The Narragansett Times

    ... Democrat Kathy Fogarty and Republican Lacey McGreevy and District 36 (Block Island, Charlestown, South Kingstown, Westerly), currently represented by Donna Walsh and challenged by Independent Blake Filippi. Each candidate was given one minute for an ...

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