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  1. CCRI moving forward with satellite campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | WLNE-TV Providence

    _ The Community College of Rhode Island is moving forward with plans to build a satellite campus in Westerly. Officials on Thursday said the $5.1 million project will be built on a vacant freight yard near the Connecticut border. The new campus will ...

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  2. Somerset Middle School is 'DStrong'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Just like a lot of other people in the area and around the country, students at Somerset Middle School last Wednesday were "DStrong." The Peer Leadership group of the school asked students to wear blue last Wednesday to show support for Dorian Murray, an 8-year-old boy from Westerly, R.I. who has been diagnosed with a rare form of pediatric cancer that is untreatable.

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  3. Washington Trust Holds Ribbon Cutting for Newest Branch on the East Side of Providence, RIRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | PressReleasePoint

    Westerly, RI - Washington Trust, the largest state-chartered bank headquartered in Rhode Island, kicked off the opening of its 21st branch at 229 Waterman Street on the historic East Side of Providence, Rhode Island with a ribbon-cutting on Wednesday, February 3rd. Washington Trust Chairman and CEO Joseph MarcAurele and President and COO Edward "Ned" Handy were joined by Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza, Rhode Island Lt.

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  4. On the hunt: The Bridge builds local agrarian economy by foraging for foodRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Day

    Paul Servideo, left, who is the forager for The Bridge restaurant in Westerly, chats with Terra Firma Farm's Brie Casadei among the farm's dairy cows at the new North Stonington location on Jan. 28. Foraging goes back to the Stone Age when humans scrounged for edible plants in the wild. Today, in the restaurant world, foraging means hunting for and gathering the freshest naturally grown food to serve to one's customers.

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  5. Sex Offender Charged After Back-to-Back Armed Robberies in North KingstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Patch.com

    A 26-year-old Westerly man and registered sex offender was arrested for allegedly robbing the 7-Eleven on Post Road on Thursday. Police said Travis Tripp, of 25 White Rock Road, Westerly, is also believed to be the man who robbed the nearby Seasons Corner Market on Wednesday .

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  6. CT: Panel Recommends Shore Line East's Next Stop: Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Mass Transit

    Feb. 02--NEW LONDON -- Connecticut's next mass transit project should be extending Shore Line East service from New London to Westerly, R.I., a state panel recommended Monday. The panel says the state should start planning how to run a limited schedule of trains and then begin operations "as soon as practical."

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  7. Panel Recommends Shore Line East's Next Stop: Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Hartford Courant

    Connecticut's next mass transit project should be extending Shore Line East service from New London to Westerly, R.I., a state panel recommended Monday. The panel says the state should start planning how to run a limited schedule of trains and then begin operations "as soon as practical."

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  8. #DStrong for Dorian: New London County Helps Fundraise for Boy With CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Patch.com

    All over the world, people are #DStrong. The "D" stands for Dorian, an 8-year-old boy from Westerly, R.I., who received news no child should ever have to hear - Rhabdomyosarcoma, a form of pediatric cancer, had returned even during chemotherapy and this time, chemo would not work.

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  9. Rhode Island boy with terminal cancer gets own license plateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Fox News

    Dorian Murray, 8, of Westerly, R.I., is a bit overwhelmed as he sits in the Statehouse Senate Chamber in Providence, R.I., Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 as he is honored by Rhode Island lawmakers, from left, Majority Leader Dennis Algiere, State Rep. Brian Kennedy and Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, who proclaim it "#DSTRONG Day" in a general assembly resolution. Murray, who has a rare and untreatable form of pediatric cancer, has said his final wish was to become famous in China.

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  10. Police logs - Feb 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Day

    ... and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Steven W. Odell, 23, of 24 Chestnut St., Apt. 2, Westerly, was charged Thursday with second-degree failure to appear in court. Webster M. Scott, 54, of 315 Main St., Norwich, was charged Thursday ...

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  11. Sex Offender Charged After Back-to-Back Armed Robberies in North KingstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Patch.com

    A 26-year-old Westerly man and registered sex offender was arrested for allegedly robbing the 7-Eleven on Post Road on Thursday. Police said Travis Tripp, of 25 White Rock Road, Westerly, is also believed to be the man who robbed the nearby Seasons Corner Market on Wednesday .

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  12. Family of boy battling rare cancer try to raise awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... bent over to pick something up, Melissa said. Melissa, 31, and a single mom- Dorian's father, Chris, also lives in Westerly -said her main support has been her family and friends here. "They're my safe haven," she said. "I've also found a lot of ...

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  13. Sex Offender Charged After Back-to-Back Armed Robberies in North KingstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Patch.com

    A 26-year-old Westerly man and registered sex offender was arrested for allegedly robbing the 7-Eleven on Post Road on Thursday. Police said Travis Tripp, of 25 White Rock Road, Westerly, is also believed to be the man who robbed the nearby Seasons Corner Market on Wednesday .

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  14. Westerly man charged with armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... store on foot. Moments later, officers located a man matching the description of the suspect. Travis Tripp, 26, of Westerly was arrested a short distance from the 7-Eleven. Tripp was taken into custody and after further investigation, was charged ...

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  15. Obituary: Richard A. Fratantuono, 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Patch.com

    ... Richard was the beloved uncle of Gian Cardillo of Cranston and Lisa Casinelli Clough and her husband, Thomas, of Westerly, RI. He was the proud great-Uncle of Katherine Clough Murtaugh and her husband, Patrick, of Boston, MA; and Kelsey, Hannah and ...

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  16. Four Independent Properties Install Maestro PMSRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Hotel Interactive

    ... groups. Click here for more information on Maestro PMS. Ocean House, Watch Hill Inn and Weekapaug Inn in Westerly, Rhode Island installed Maestro Multi-Property Management with Sales & Catering, Spa Activities and Management, Owner and Member ...

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  17. Officials seek alternate after airline service suspendedRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Providence Journal reports that Rhode Island Airport Corp. officials plan to ask New England Airlines if their Westerly-to-Block Island carrier could take over Cape Air's service. Airport chief executive Kelly Fredericks says Cape Air announced last week it was suspending its service because of a pilot shortage.

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  18. Licensing hearing to resume for proposed Westerly cigar barRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The fight to prevent the impending opening of a cigar bar in Westerly will resume this week before the southern Rhode Island city's licensing board. The Westerly Sun reports the board will resume a hearing Monday concerning Vintage LLC's application for a Class C bar license to open Vintage Cigar Lounge & Club on High Street.

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  19. Police logs - Jan. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | The Day

    Shawn Moon, 41, of Warwick, R.I., was charged Sunday with four counts of first-degree failure to appear in court and one count of second-degree failure to appear in court. Matthew Pratt, 23, of 180 High St., Westerly, was charged Saturday with driving with a suspended license, driving without minimum insurance, driving an unregisted motor vehicle and passing on the right.

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  20. TMS Providing Support To Dorian Murray, #Dstrong MovementRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Paddock Talk

    Dorian Murray, an eight-year-old boy from Westerly, R.I., waging a courageous battle with terminal cancer, had one wish in his final weeks: He wants to be famous. His battle with a rare form of pediatric cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma since he was four years old has gone viral with the hashtag #DStrong to help him achieve his wish of becoming famous.

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