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  1. Mark DuFresne Band to perform Saturday at Studio Bob in Port AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    ... the Grammy-nominated band, Roomful of Blues, which he joined in 2002, according to his website. The band began in Westerly, R.I., in 1967 when legendary guitarist Duke Robillard and pianist Al Copley played tough, no-holds-barred Chicago blues. ...

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  2. Stonington selectmen approve Pawcatuck mural planRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Stonington - The Board of Selectmen has approved a plan for the Ocean Community YMCA to paint historic business signs on the brick walls of four downtown Pawcatuck buildings. The murals will mesh with those already painted on a dozen businesses across the Pawcatuck River in downtown Westerly, according to First Selectman Rob Simmons, who called the plan a wonderful program.

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  3. Rail Officials Look For Common Ground On Amtrak BypassRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    ... The agency is considering a multibillion-dollar bypass for the shoreline railroad tracks between Old Saybrook and Westerly, R.I. The goal is to accommodate faster trains and higher capacity on Amtrak's heavily used Northeast Corridor route; planners ...

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  4. Everything You Need to Know About Taylor Swift's Lust-Worthy Summer HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Lucky

    ... Times , we now know a little more about the beachside mansion that played host to her last fourth of July bash in Westerly, Rhode Island. First of all, did you know it has a name? This bright white beauty, formerly owned by Standard Oil heiress ...

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  5. a oeDowntown Westerly,a oil on panel, by Susan Stephenson.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Day

    ... buildings in cities and towns. As part of its urban initiative to enhance cultural and retail offerings in Westerly's downtown area, the Westerly Land Trust has been redeveloping commercial properties, including the historic Industrial Trust ...

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  6. Women to embark on triathlon to support Sandy Hook charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... two-mile swim at the Byram Park Marina followed by a 110-mile bike ride. It will conclude with a marathon ending in Westerly, Rhode Island. Race4Chase honors first-grader Chase Kowalski , who was killed along with 25 others at Sandy Hook Elementary ...

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  7. Rhode Island crushing and demolition firm to pay Clean Air Act violation penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Construction & Demolition Recycling

    A company running a stone-crushing and gravel processing facility in Westerly, Rhode Island, has taken steps to help minimize emissions of hazardous air pollutants and visually test for dust under an agreement signed recently with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency . According to the settlement, Cherenzia Excavation Inc. will also pay a penalty of $84,070 for its alleged violations of the Clean Air Act.

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  8. StoneRidge residents hold swimming relay for Save the BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Day

    ... the total distance across Narragansett Bay. StoneRidge began the partnership in March, sponsoring the Westerly-based South Coast Center of Save the Bay as well as the Artists for the Bay fundraiser, in an effort that grew ...

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  9. Police: Man entered closed convenience store while drunkRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island man is accused of entering a Connecticut convenience store after hours to get coffee and cigarettes while he was drunk. The Westerly Sun reports 51-year-old Aaron Bradford Ellison, of Warwick, was arrested Sunday for driving under the influence.

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  10. Local CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | The Day

    ... or site director Carolyn Asciolla, 860-961-6710. FOOTBALL Big Dog Youth Clinic - July 20-22, 3 p.m., Westerly High School. For athletes in grades 3-8. A non-contact camp that focus will be on fundamentals and skills. Cost: $20. To register, contact ...

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  11. Audubon Society calls for volunteer osprey nest monitorsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Audubon Society of Rhode Island is looking for volunteer osprey nest monitors in Westerly and other southern Rhode Island communities. The Westerly Sun reports there are approximately 12 nests in Westerly and only a handful of monitors.

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  12. After outcry on no-women policy, yacht club reverses courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: WESTERLY, R.I. - A yacht club in the Rhode Island town where Taylor Swift owns a beach house has put a men-only policy to rest. Members of the Westerly Yacht Club voted 310 to 82 on Wednesday to admit women as full members after coming under scrutiny and losing business from groups who said they would not patronize the club until the policy was changed.

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  13. 10 fluke fishing tips for future useRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Warwickonline.com

    Summer flounder fishing has been pretty good this year. Mike Wade of Watch Hill Outfitters, Westerly said, "Fluke fishing along the southern coastal shore has been outstanding so far this season."

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  14. Yacht club makes historic change to men-only policy WESTERLY, R.I....Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | WSOCTV

    ... so that we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. Westerly Yacht Club members voted Wednesday night to change the policy at the nearly century-old club and allow women as full members. ...

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  15. Norwich Invitational golf family gathers for 90th timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Day

    ... the final to follow.  • The oldest golfer in the qualifying field will likely be Bill Donovan, 76, of Westerly. His ties to Norwich Golf Course date back to his days as a caddie. "It's a dream," Donovan said of returning to the Invite. ...

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  16. UConn student entrepreneurs create solution to beach parking woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | The Daily Campus

    ... beachparking.com when a family friend criticized the difficulty of finding parking at Misquamicut State Beach in Westerly, Rhode Island. Gagliano is now CEO and product manager of the company. "We're an online reservation platform where people ...

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  17. Plan allows beachgoers more room while protecting shorebirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | TheDay.Com

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: In this July 12, 2007, file photo, an adult Piping Plover runs along a beach as waves lap on the shore in the background, in the Quonochontaug Conservation Area, in Westerly, R.I. Federal and state officials are announcing a long-term conservation plan in Massachusetts for the piping plover that could relax some restrictions on the state's beaches that have helped protect the shore birds. BOSTON - Beachgoers in Massachusetts could gain a little more space to picnic, walk their dogs and play Frisbee under a statewide conservation plan aimed at protecting the piping plover.

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  18. Taylor Swift -- Obsessed Fan Busted ... Showed Up at Home to Marry HerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | TMZ.com

    According to cops, the man drove to her Westerly, RI mansion Wednesday ... claiming he was scheduled to see Taylor. Witnesses tell TMZ the man was crying and told officers Taylor was supposed to marry him, but now she's with Tom.

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  19. Taylor Swift looks bleary-eyed as she and jets out of Rhode Island...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Daily Mail

    ... his lady love. There's no doubt the couple had a fun-packed weekend as the Bad Blood hitmaker transformed her Westerly, Rhode Island mansion into the ultimate party paradise on Monday to celebrate Independence Day. At the controls: Taylor, 26, was ...

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  20. Yacht club to vote again on its contentious men-only policyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... allows wives as associate members but they can't vote. Women who aren't married to a male member can't join. The Westerly Sun reports ( http://bit.ly/29o8U4Z ) members were informed by letter that there will be another vote July 13. The letter says ...

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