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Insurance Journal West
FEMA Grants Helping to Raise Flood-Prone R.I. Homes
The owners of eight flood-prone properties near Misquamicut State Beach in Westerly, R.I., are using federal grant funds to raise their homes and businesses high enough to minimize any future damage.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
EPHS Musicians to Perform at State House Tuesday
Student musicians from East Providence High will perform at the State House this week as part of a month-long musical celebration of the holidays.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
FEMA grants helping to raise flood-prone RI homes
The owners of eight flood-prone properties near Misquamicut State Beach in Westerly are using federal grant funds to raise their homes and businesses high enough to minimize any future damage.
"Sand wars' come to New England
Sand is becoming New England coastal dwellers' most coveted and controversial commodity as they try to fortify beaches against rising seas and severe erosion caused by violent storms.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
The Glittering Eye
The Reality Sinks In
By almost two to one - 64 percent to 33 percent - Americans say the U.S. no longer offers everyone an equal chance to get ahead, according to a Bloomberg National Poll.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
DEM captures snowy owl in Providence
A state environmental police officer captured the owl on Allens Avenue. The state Department of Environmental Management said someone reported seeing it near a highway.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Americans Say Dream Fading as Income Gap Shows Unequal Chances
By almost two to one -- 64 percent to 33 percent -- Americans say the U.S. no longer offers everyone an equal chance to get ahead, according to a Bloomberg National Poll.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Woman Dies in Stonington School Bus Crash
It happened just before 7:30 a.m. Monday, police said. According to police, Sarah Delano of Westerly, R.I., was driving westbound on Pequot Trail in Stonington when her car crossed the center line and collided with a school bus driving in the opposite direction.
The Block Island Times
Southern Rhode Island's 40 Brightest Stars Award honorees
Congratulations! That's the first word several Block Islanders read in a letter they received informing them about being chosen one of Rhode Island's brightest stars.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Reed Encourages Shopping Local on Small Business Saturday
U.S. Senator Jack Reed is once again encouraging Rhode Islanders to support their neighborhood small businesses on Small Business Saturday, set Nov. 30. Small Business Saturday is a national movement that marks a day to support the local businesses that help create jobs, boost local economic activity, and preserve neighborhoods around the country.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Block Island Times
Shoppers Stroll Airfare Special
Fly New England Airlines to the Block Island Holiday Shoppers Stroll. Depart Westerly to Block Island on Nov. 28, 29 or 30 and return on the same day for just $59 round trip per person.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Blue Laws Hold Massachusetts and Rhode Island Back on Black Friday
Consumers in Rhode Island and Massachusetts wanting to get in on Black Friday shopping are going to have to wait until, well, Friday.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
'Shop Local,' Says Sen. Reed
U.S. Senator Jack Reed is once again encouraging Rhode Islanders to support their neighborhood small businesses on Small Business Saturday, set for this Saturday, Nov. 30. Small Business Saturday is a national movement that marks a day to support the local businesses that help create jobs, boost local economic activity, and preserve neighborhoods ... (more)
Westerly cops call in feds to aid card scam probe
Westerly police have called in a number of federal and state agencies as an investigation into an alleged credit card scam at a Chinese restaurant has deepened.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
RI stores urge shoppers to buy local for holidays
Retailers in Rhode Island's downtowns and shopping districts are rolling out special promotions and events to draw in customers and get them to spend more of their dollars locally when they do their holiday shopping this year.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Lauren Daley: Leave some room for Roomful of Blues
SouthCoasters can give thanks this Turkey Day that Roomful of Blues - the jumping, swinging, rocking, Grammy-nominated band that so many SouthCoasters have grown up with - will rock Spindle City.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Westerly Hospital to offer smoking cessation program in January
Westerly Hospital is offering a seven-week smoking cessation program called "Freedom from Smoking" beginning Jan. 7 from 5:30 7 p.m. in the hospital's Henry J. Nardone Conference Center.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
MUSIC: Revival 2013 Comes Back To The Columbus
One of my favorite moments of 2012 was Revival at The Columbus Theatre . It consisted of all acts that have roots in Providence taking hold of both the main and upstairs stages for a sold out weekend that will always be etched into my memory.