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 2021-09-17 01:00 

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PHOTOS: High-powered harvester mowing down corn at Beriah Lewis Farm...

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 2021-09-17 00:55 

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Westerly council to discuss using Rescue Plan Act funding for use in Potter Hill Mill demolition...

WESTERLY — The Town Council will consider, during a meeting scheduled for Monday, committing $400,000 in anticipated federal COVID-19 relief funds toward demolishing the Potter Hill Mill. Actual commitment of...

 2021-09-17 00:50 

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Babcock-Smith House is having an attic auction on Saturday...

WESTERLY — A set of china purchased the same year as Queen Victoria's coronation, two intriguing antique spinning wheels, a Victorian settee with a high back and long legs and...

 2021-09-17 00:45 

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PHOTOS: Prepping for Misquamicut FallFest...

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 2021-09-17 00:40 

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NYC's Rikers Island jail spirals into chaos amid pandemic...

NEW YORK (AP) — A spate of inmate deaths. Cellblocks unguarded. Staggering staffing shortages caused by AWOL guards. Detainees deprived of food and medical care....

 2021-09-17 00:38 

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Groton woman charged after firing shotgun in Hopkinton neighborhood at 1:30 a.m....

HOPKINTON — A 33-year-old Groton woman who was working as a live-in caregiver for a Panciera Lane resident is facing charges after the police said she took a shotgun belonging...

 2021-09-17 00:38 

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Stonington Borough residents warned to beware the angry minks...

STONINGTON — Residents and business owners in the borough have battled with the sudden presence of rats and skunks in past years, but police are now warning about a new...

 2021-09-16 15:38 

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Mosquitoes at Wyassup Lake, Bell Cedar Swamp test positive for West Nile Virus...

NORTH STONINGTON — Mosquitoes from two separate testing pools in North Stonington have tested positive for carrying West Nile Virus....

 2021-09-16 01:06 

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Stamford, Hamden mayors lose Democratic primaries...

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Mayors David Martin of Stamford and Curt Leng of Hamden both lost to fellow Democrats in Tuesday's primary elections, while a group of Republicans in Guilford...

 2021-09-16 01:05 

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Boston getting mayor of color as Wu, Essaibi George advance...

BOSTON (AP) — For the first time in 200 years, Boston voters have narrowed the field of mayoral candidates to two women of color who will face off against each...

 2021-09-16 01:04 

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Connecticut woman, daughter charged in Jan. 6 Capitol breach...

CANTERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman and her adult daughter have been charged with trespassing and other crimes for entering the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot by...

 2021-09-16 01:03 

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Largest colleges push student vaccines with mandates, prizes...

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — As a new semester begins amid a resurgence of the coronavirus, 26 of the 50 largest public university campuses in the U.S. are not mandating that...

 2021-09-16 01:02 

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Rhode Island focuses vaccination effort on high schoolers...

JOHNSTON, R.I. (AP) — Gov. Daniel McKee and other state officials urged high school students Wednesday to get a coronavirus vaccine if they want to ensure a normal school year...

 2021-09-16 01:00 

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PHOTO: This spider's just hanging out...

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 2021-09-16 00:55 

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Rooney still on the job in Westerly . for now...

WESTERLY — If you're not sure who's running the town, you're not alone....

 2021-09-16 00:53 

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Reichert takes the reins as planning, development and zoning officer in North Stonington...

NORTH STONINGTON — A four-year Westerly zoning official and former Iowa state representative has taken the reins as the town's new planning, development and zoning officer....

 2021-09-15 01:00 

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PHOTO: Basking in the afterglow at Watch Hill...

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 2021-09-15 00:55 

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Westerly council gives nod of approval to send new school building project to the state...

WESTERLY — The Town Council is fully behind the School Committee's plan to again engage in the state Department of Education's school building process....

 2021-09-15 00:50 

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Proposed solar project in North Stonington rejected by Connecticut Siting Council...

NORTH STONINGTON — A proposed 9.9- megawatt solar field along Route 184 has been rejected after the resignation of a member of the Connecticut Siting Council on Sept. 1 led...

 2021-09-15 00:40 

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PHOTOS: Window work on the Brown Building...

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 2021-09-15 00:35 

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Pawcatuck man charged with stealing dog, running from police while on MDMA...

STONINGTON — A Pawcatuck man is facing charges after the police said he stole a dog and pair of sunglasses from a car parked at Olde Mistick Village before leading...

 2021-09-15 00:30 

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Rhode Island's virus transmission rate rises for the week...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The number of new confirmed coronavirus cases per 100,000 population in Rhode Island has gone up in the past week, to 213 for the week that...

 2021-09-15 00:25 

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Rhode Island Treasurer Magaziner announces run for governor...

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced Tuesday that he's running for governor next year....

 2021-09-14 20:45 

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3 injured, 2 seriously, as four-vehicle crash halts traffic along I-95 in Stonington...

STONINGTON — Traffic on Interstate 95 south was brought to a standstill late Tuesday morning after a four-vehicle crash that left both a flatbed truck and a minivan engulfed in...

 2021-09-14 01:00 

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With geothermal project, Christ Church invests in its future...

WESTERLY — A gigantic green drilling rig rolled into Westerly one afternoon last week and planted itself on a small patch of land between Christ Church and Town Hall....

 2021-09-14 00:55 

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Westerly's top 2 school administrators receive contract extensions...

WESTERLY — The school district's two top administrators will remain at the helm for at least the next three years after receiving contract extensions....

 2021-09-14 00:50 

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Proposed spending plan for Stonington's ARPA funds heads to public hearing...

STONINGTON — Local residents will have an opportunity to weigh in this week on a proposed spending plan for use of American Rescue Plan Act funds that would dedicate $2.48...

 2021-09-14 00:45 

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FDA experts among group opposing U.S. booster shot plan...

The average person doesn't need a COVID-19 booster yet, an international group of scientists — including two top U.S. regulators — wrote Monday in a scientific journal....

 2021-09-14 00:40 

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PHOTOS: Building healthy habits with a daily walk in Pawcatuck...

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 2021-09-14 00:30 

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George Wein, Newport Jazz Festival co-founder, dies at 95...

NEW YORK — George Wein, an impresario of 20th century music who helped found the Newport Jazz and Folk festivals and set the template for gatherings everywhere from Woodstock to...

 2021-09-14 00:30 

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The Doctor Game: Healthy talk about weight shouldn't be taboo...

This week launches a series of columns on the current crisis — not the COVID pandemic, which will eventually come to an end, but rather, the seemingly endless escalation of...

 2021-09-14 00:25 

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Police logs: Monday, Sept. 13, 2021...

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 2021-09-13 00:10 

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Letter: Frank's agenda bellyaching sour grapes...

In her letter titled, "Council meetings should be convenient for all" (The Westerly Sun, Sept. 6), Ms. Jodi Frank rails about the town administrtator setting the time for the agenda...

 2021-09-12 23:25 

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Stonington officials call on voters to determine fate of marijuana businesses in town...

STONINGTON — Use of recreational marijuana became legal for those over 21 in Connecticut on July 1, but it will soon be up to residents to determine the fate of...

 2021-09-12 23:22 

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Registration open for NAMI Rhode Island's Family-to-Family virtual course...

NAMI Rhode Island, the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will offer a virtual Family-to-Family course beginning Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 6 p.m. The free eight session...

 2021-09-12 23:20 

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PHOTOS: Enjoying a view of the waves at the Windjammer...

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 2021-09-12 23:20 

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Internet funding rule for virus relief could favor rural areas over cities...

Cities and urban counties across the U.S. are raising concerns that a recent rule from President Joe Biden's administration could preclude them from tapping into $350 billion of coronavirus relief...

 2021-09-12 23:17 

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South Kingstown pond closed to shellfish harvesting after 7 fall ill...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN — A pond in Rhode Island has been closed to shellfish harvesting after seven people reported becoming ill after consuming raw shellfish harvested in the area last month....

 2021-09-12 23:16 

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Ground zero: A selfie stop for some, a cemetery for others...

NEW YORK — Twenty years after terrorists flew two planes into the World Trade Center, the memorial at ground zero has its own routine, not much different from many city...

 2021-09-12 06:24 

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Postscripts: A fond farewell to the Charlestown Mini Super's beloved lunch buffet...

In the end, and it likely is the end, the loss is small potatoes compared to what the pandemic has wrought....

 2021-09-12 06:19 

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In My Own Shoes: Remember where you were Feb. 17, 2009?...

No doubt you've heard it many times during the last couple of weeks....

 2021-09-12 06:14 

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PHOTOS: Summer Pops returns, celebrates its 40th with a flourish...

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 2021-09-12 05:53 

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Colonial Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park seeks community input...

WESTERLY — To be or not to be ... that might be the question ... or ... since all the world's a stage, what do you think about the stage...

 2021-09-12 05:53 

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'Don't focus on hate': World marks 20th anniversary of 9/11...

NEW YORK — The world solemnly marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 on Saturday, remembering the dead, invoking the heroes and taking stock of the aftermath just weeks after the...

 2021-09-12 05:49 

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Downtown Westerly banners honor local veterans...

WESTERLY — A dozen banners hanging from light poles in the downtown area pay tribute to local veterans who served in the armed forces....

 2021-09-12 05:40 

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PHOTOS: Hope Valley-Wyoming Fire District, first responders remember 9/11...

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 2021-09-12 05:39 

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PHOTOS: Westerly honors victims of 9/11 with parade, ceremony...

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 2021-09-12 02:00 

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Charges dropped against three men in divisive sex assault case...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Charges have been dropped against three men accused of recording their sexual assault of an incapacitated woman in South Kingstown....

 2021-09-12 02:00 

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Colonial Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park seeks community input...

WESTERLY — To be or not to be ... that might be the question ... or ... since all the world's a stage, what do you think about the stage...

 2021-09-12 01:49 

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'Don't focus on hate': World marks 20th anniversary of 9/11...

NEW YORK — The world solemnly marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 on Saturday, remembering the dead, invoking the heroes and taking stock of the aftermath just weeks after the...

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