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  1. Back in the Day: The Smith family and the unfortunate Donner partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... Nelson has lived on Martha's Vineyard most of his life, but he wasn't born here. He first saw the light of day in Westerly, R.I., where his father, Stanley Marcus Smith, was stationed in the Coast Guard. Nelson was a couple of months old when his ...

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  2. Area fire departments fighting blaze at American Thread Mill building in PawcatuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Day

    ... ng from the windows of the printing business. Pawcatuck firefighters are joined at the scene by Mystic, Old Mystic, Westerly, North Stonington, Dunn's Corner and other area fire departments.

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  3. Shine a Light on Heroin Kick-Off Taking Place in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... ize public awareness and seek solutions to the ever-growing heroin crisis as 'Shine a Light on Heroin' expands from Westerly, R.I. [and] Stonington to the Southern R.I. and southeastern CT region," the flier states.

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  4. Williams School student rises to the challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Day

    ... ago. She also plays the viola. For the past 10 years, she has been a member Westminster Youth String Ensemble in Westerly, R.I., and she is part of the pit bands at both the Williams School and Stonington High School. "When I first started playing ...

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  5. Westerly police identify victim in quarry fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Day

    Westerly - Police have identified the 28-year-old local man who died after falling up to 100 feet at a quarry in the Bradford section of town early Sunday morning as Jack Daniels of Woody Hill Road. At 2 a.m. police say they responded to Armetta Sand & Stone, 271 Church St. for the report of an injured person.

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  6. Memorial Day 2015: parades, observancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | WLNE-TV Providence

    By: ABC6 News Staff news@abc6.com @ABC6 Here's a look at some of the Memorial Day celebrations and parades happening in our area. Westerly : The First RI Honor and Remember flag presentation is set for Monday in the Westerly Wilcox Park.

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  7. From Kenyon to Carolina: 3.5 miles of water and human history on the Pawcatuck RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Day

    ... as well as financial and safety liabilities for their owners. Now, just the White Rock Dam between Pawcatuck and Westerly blocks full connectivity. A removal project there is underway. In the larger context, the work on the Pawcatuck advances the ...

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  8. Waters in Westerly, Newport reopened to shellfishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Day

    ... by 227 acres, freeing up shellfishing area. Meanwhile, the small cove at the western end of Quonochontaug Pond in Westerly is now open. DEM says the entire pond is now approved for shellfishing. Seasonal shellfish closures also go into effect ...

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  9. Waters in Newport, Westerly reopened to shellfishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Meanwhile, the small cove at the western end of Quonochontaug Pond in Westerly is now open. DEM says the entire pond is now approved for shellfishing.

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  10. Super sandwiches to be had at Misquamicut shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Day

    ... living. So as we teeter on the threshold, it seemed the perfect time to visit the Misquamicut Sandwich Company in Westerly, which has set up shop in the space formerly home to FRA's, a much loved Italian deli originally run by Frank Algiere and his ...

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  11. Cross Insurance Acquires Schonning Insurance in Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Insurance Journal West

    Cross Insurance, an independent insurance agency based in Bangor, Maine, announced it has acquired Schonning Insurance, an independent agency in Westerly, Rhode Island. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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  12. With Memorial Day weekend looming, beach season won't be far behind.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Turnto10.com

    ... Jr., Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management's Superintendent of Parks. Residents and taxpayers in Westerly who like to use the Westerly Town Beach Pavilion will find that the building is not quite ready. A few more weeks are needed to ...

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  13. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | 5 Live Music Musts - May 15, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Go Local

    ... are $13 in advance, $15 at the door. Three famous names in music come together tonight at the Knickerbocker Caf in Westerly. Michael Allman, Charles Neville and Jeff Pitchell bring the best of the Allman Brothers and the Newville Brothers together ...

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  14. Guild Guitars Introduces the Westerly Acoustic CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Guitar Player

    Guild Guitars has announced the launch of the Westerly Collection, a new series of all-solid acoustic guitars that pays homage to Guild's Westerly, Rhode Island era . "We had three things in mind when developing the Westerly Collection," says Guild President, Jonathan Thomas.

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  15. Washington Trust Provides Commercial Financing and Banking Services...Read the original story

    Monday May 11 | World News Report

    / EIN News / -- WESTERLY, R.I., May 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Washington Trust Company recently provided commercial financing and banking services to A/Z Corporation, a construction management and specialty service provider with offices in ...

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  16. Walsh putting her imprint on Mystic chamberRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | The Day

    ... umbrella. But the Mystic chamber is not affiliated with the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut or the Westerly-Pawcatuck Chamber of Commerce, though it conducts three annual fundraisers with the latter group headed by Lisa Konicki. ...

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  17. Pawcatuck River focus of restoration initiatives, starting with the fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | The Day

    ... and fish stocking has begun. A fifth project - to remove the already breached White Rock dam between Westerly and Pawcatuck - is underway. These five projects are preparing the way for other efforts focusing on improving management, ...

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  18. URI Cops Now Carrying GunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Patch.com

    ... and progress. The process was led by Vice President Valentino and Director Baker, a former chief of police in Westerly who became URI's first police major in 2005. As director of public safety, Baker has played a major role in further ...

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  19. Westerly spraying 500 acres of swamp to fight mosquitoesRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Turnto10.com

    Officials with the state Department of Environmental Management say the spraying that's starting Friday is part of an effort to reduce the risk of eastern equine encephalitis and West Nile virus in Rhode Island. The spray prevents larvae from maturing into adult mosquitoes but is made up of naturally occurring bacteria.

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  20. Police LogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | TheDay.Com

    ... with risk of injury to a minor and two counts of third-degree assault. Brandon C. Algiere, 23, of 102 Oak St., Westerly, was charged Tuesday with first-degree failure to appear in court and second-degree failure to appear in court. Daniel R. ...

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