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 2022-08-17 01:00 

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PHOTOS: Gnarly tricks at the Westerly Skate Park...

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 2022-08-17 00:55 

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Westerly Town Council debates raising fines for downtown parking violations...

WESTERLY — The Town Council is exploring ways to address a growing problem with residents parking all day long in restricted slots downtown that would normally be reserved for business...

 2022-08-17 00:50 

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Brush fire at Charlestown-Hopkinton line may have burned full day before discovery...

CHARLESTOWN — A brush fire in a wooded area along the Charlestown-Hopkinton line that was discovered Sunday and contained following a response that involved mutual aid from Pawcatuck to Exeter...

 2022-08-17 00:45 

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Over-the-counter hearing aids expected this fall in U.S....

U.S. regulators have finalized a long-awaited rule that's expected to allow millions of Americans to buy hearing aids without a prescription. The rule announced Tuesday by the Food and Drug...

 2022-08-17 00:40 

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PHOTO: Pooch smooch...

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 2022-08-17 00:35 

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R.I. gas prices down 10 cents in past week; national average falls below $4...

PROVIDENCE — A monthlong decline in gas prices has helped steady costs following record highs earlier this summer, and prices in Rhode Island are now 45 cents lower than in...

 2022-08-17 00:30 

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Police logs: Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022...

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 2022-08-17 00:25 

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Long-hidden Vermont synagogue mural gets rehabbed, relocated...

A mural painted by a Lithuanian immigrant in a Vermont synagogue more than 100 years ago has been painstakingly restored and moved. It was hidden behind a wall for years,...

 2022-08-16 01:08 

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Judge rejects former mayor's request for release from prison...

A federal judge has rejected the latest attempt by a former Connecticut mayor to have his sentence on child-sex charges shortened. Former Waterbury Mayor Philip Giordano, who has served 19...

 2022-08-16 01:08 

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FAA warns that staffing shortage will delay flights in NYC...

The Federal Aviation Administration says it is reducing flights in the area around New York City because of lack of staffing. The agency says departing and arriving flights could be...

 2022-08-16 01:08 

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New London submariner pleads not guilty to killing wife with hammer...

A 23-year-old Navy submariner has pleaded not guilty to charges he killed his wife with a hammer and set their house on fire in an attempt to kill their infant...

 2022-08-16 01:04 

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PHOTOS: Catching up on her reading at Blues on the Beach...

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 2022-08-16 01:00 

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PHOTOS: Watching the ferries...

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 2022-08-16 01:00 

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Northeastern farmers face new challenges with severe drought...

The impacts of climate change have been felt throughout the Northeastern U.S. with rising sea levels, heavy precipitation and storm surges causing flooding and coastal erosion. This summer has brought...

 2022-08-16 00:57 

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Film academy apologizes to Littlefeather for 1973 Oscars unpleasantness...

Nearly 50 years after Sacheen Littlefeather stood on the Academy Awards stage on behalf of Marlon Brando to speak about the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood, the Academy of...

 2022-08-16 00:55 

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North Stonington Artisan Farm Market: A place to buy stuff, a place to socialize...

NORTH STONINGTON — As you dismount your shuttle cart and arrive at Hewitt Farm, a wide, green field dotted with tents of white, blue and red greets you with a...

 2022-08-15 01:00 

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PHOTOS: Making a dream reality with the dedication of the Maddie Potts Memorial Field House...

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 2022-08-15 00:55 

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Charlestown council approves $425,000 in ARPA grants...

CHARLESTOWN — Members of the Town Council on Tuesday evening approved six grants through the town's American Rescue Plan Act funding, allocating $425,000 in spending as the community continues to...

 2022-08-15 00:50 

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Children's author helps celebrate Mystic Bascule Bridge's 100th birthday with book...

STONINGTON — It is the book that celebrates Mystic from a bird's-eye view. Literally....

 2022-08-15 00:45 

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Some Capitol rioters try to profit from their Jan. 6 crimes...

Facing prison time and dire personal consequences for storming the U.S. Capitol, some Jan. 6 defendants are trying to profit from their participation in the deadly riot, using it as...

 2022-08-15 00:40 

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PHOTOS: Dirty Deeds brings the music for those who are ready to rock...

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 2022-08-15 00:35 

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At Westerly Library & Wilcox Park: Remembering 'America's storyteller'...

I distinctly remember, back in the very beginning of my library career, pulling the book "1776" off the shelf for the umpteenth time and thinking "Wow, this gets a lot...

 2022-08-15 00:35 

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New York restricts families from sending packages to inmates...

ALBANY, N.Y. — As part of an effort to keep illegal drugs and other contraband out of state prisons, New York is taking away one of the few pleasures of...

 2022-08-15 00:00 

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Letter: The truth about conservation development...

The Charlestown Planning Commission worked to develop a Conservation Development Ordinance for over a year and notified hundreds of builders and developers, including the Rhode Island Builders Association, of the...

 2022-08-14 01:00 

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Avondale Chapel celebrates 175 years...

WESTERLY — Aug. 21, 1847, was a big day for residents of Lottery Village, the small section of Westerly where farmers and fishermen, sailors and shipmasters lived and worked together...

 2022-08-14 00:55 

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Mystic Outdoor Art Festival draws throngs of art-lovers to town...

STONINGTON — Sporting a new configuration and a full complement of artists, the 64th annual Mystic Outdoor Art Festival returned to the streets surrounding the Mystic Bascule Bridge Saturday and...

 2022-08-14 00:50 

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Agent: Rushdie off ventilator and talking, day after attack...

Author Salman Rushdie has been taken off a ventilator and is able to talk, a day after being stabbed as he prepared to give a lecture. Rushdie's agent confirmed information...

 2022-08-14 00:45 

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PHOTOS: Westerly Relay for Life...

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 2022-08-14 00:44 

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Postscripts: '80s real estate mogul who owned 'White Caps' found Jesus after market crash...

In writing a few weeks ago about the architect Eric Kebbon and the medieval-style castle he built in the 1930s at the far eastern end of Fishers Island, called "White...

 2022-08-14 00:40 

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In the Easy Chair with Steve Corrigan...

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 2022-08-14 00:35 

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In My Own Shoes: Why the soapbox never gathers dust...

So here I am once again taking out the old soapbox and getting ready to climb aboard and start railing. Notice I didn't say "dusting it off" because I don't...

 2022-08-14 00:25 

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DEM to hold annual youth waterfowl training and mentored hunt this fall...

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has partnered with Rhode Island's chapters of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, Ducks Unlimited and GottaQ SmokeHouse BBQ to hold the eighth annual Youth...

 2022-08-13 01:00 

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PHOTOS: Sturgeon Supermoon rises over Watch Hill...

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 2022-08-13 00:55 

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Richmond pumps brakes on community center grant process, will seek other funding...

RICHMOND — Efforts to submit a detailed application to the state to receive federal grant funding for a proposed community center would have required detailed cost estimates and designs that...

 2022-08-13 00:50 

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Polio discovered in NYC sewage, suggesting virus circulating...

NEW YORK — The virus that causes polio has been found in New York City's wastewater in another sign that the disease, which hadn't been seen in the U.S. in...

 2022-08-13 00:45 

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Inflation Reduction Act may have little impact on inflation...

WASHINGTON — With inflation raging near its highest level in four decades, the House on Friday gave final approval to President Joe Biden's landmark Inflation Reduction Act. Its title raises...

 2022-08-13 00:40 

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FBI seized 'top secret' documents from Trump's home...

WASHINGTON — The FBI recovered documents that were labeled "top secret" from former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, according to court papers released Friday after a federal judge...

 2022-08-13 00:35 

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Practicing Faith: Sharing the wonderful words of life...

The Bible opens with the image of God speaking a word and the whole creation springs forth. Words are powerful. They can build a person up. A word of encouragement...

 2022-08-13 00:35 

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PHOTOS: Relaxing with some summer sunset yoga at Fenway Beach...

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 2022-08-13 00:30 

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Feds agree to honor Connecticut pardons, stop deportations...

HARTFORD — Federal officials have agreed to recognize Connecticut pardons as legally valid again and stop deporting people who have been pardoned for their crimes by a state board, reversing...

 2022-08-12 01:00 

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PHOTOS: Surfer at Fenway Beach plays it safe with helmet...

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 2022-08-12 00:55 

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School redesign project added to a packed November ballot in Westerly...

WESTERLY — Whether you are in favor of the proposed $50 million school redesign project or want to voice your opposition to the latest plan, residents will have the chance...

 2022-08-12 00:50 

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Officials seek to finalize contract extension for St. Michael School, lease row center...

STONINGTON — Members of the Board of Selectmen are asking residents with questions or concerns regarding the proposed lease extension for the St. Michael School and a new agreement with...

 2022-08-12 00:45 

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Over $2B announced for roads, bridges, bike lanes across U.S....

Numerous transportation projects across the U.S. will be getting a slice of $2.2 billion of new federal funding. The grants announced Thursday are more than double the amount awarded last...

 2022-08-12 00:40 

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PHOTOS: Magaziner visits PACE Adult Day Center in Westerly...

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 2022-08-12 00:35 

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Police logs: Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022...

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 2022-08-12 00:30 

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Police captain charged with smashing man's head to ground...

A police captain in Rhode Island shown on video smashing a handcuffed man's face into the pavement over the July 4 weekend has been charged with simple assault. Providence Police...

 2022-08-12 00:25 

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Sewer emergency in Cape Cod resort town closes restaurants...

The popular Cape Cod resort of Provincetown has declared a sewer emergency and ordered restaurants to close immediately along a section of its bustling waterfront. Officials in the Massachusetts town...

 2022-08-11 01:00 

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PHOTOS: Hempfest 2022 a fun, informative time in North Stonington...

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 2022-08-11 00:55 

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School Committee taps Dubon Masonry for outdoor CTE expansion after project rebid...

WESTERLY — Members of the School Committee have selected Dubon Masonry Construction LLC to oversee expansion of the outdoor work area for CTE programs at the high school after problems...

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