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  1. Restraining order extended for Westerly teacherRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Superior Court judge has continued a restraining order preventing a Westerly High School student from having any contact with a teacher. Associate Justice Kristen Rodgers granted an injunction and continuation of the restraining order on Monday sought by Maryjane Utley, head of the school's science department.

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  2. Personnel Matters: Aclu sues firm over med marijuana userRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Tire Business

    ... Darlington Fabrics Corp. and Moore Corp. filed in state superior court in Providence. A professor referred her to Westerly, R.I.-based Darlington Fabrics, a unit of Moore Corp., for a paid internship position in the company's dye lab, according to ...

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  3. Police LogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    ... of alcohol or drugs, failure to drive right and improper parking. Cody A. Tennant, 38, of 52 Granite St., Apt. 3, Westerly, was charged Saturday with driving with a suspended license or registration and failure to have tail lamps. Laurie A. ...

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  4. RI things to know: Ebola, medical marijuanaRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... lawsuit of its kind in the state, a graduate student who holds a state-issued medical marijuana card has sued a Westerly textile company for refusing her a two-month internship because she's a medical marijuana patient. A lawyer for Christine ...

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  5. Traditional silhouette artists a rare breedRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... along the lines of shadows or photographs, say their numbers are dwindling. This worries Deborah O'Connor, a Westerly, Rhode Island, silhouette artist. "A lot of people don't know what it's about anymore," says O'Connor. "To most people it looks ...

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  6. ACLU sues firm over denial of internship to medical marijuana userRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Business Insurance

    ... Darlington Fabrics Corp. and The Moore Co filed in state superior court in Providence. A professor referred her to Westerly, Rhode Island-based Darlington Fabrics, a unit of The Moore Corp., for a paid internship position in the company's dye lab, ...

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  7. Westerly Hospital program to help smokers quitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Day

    The Westerly Hospital is offering a seven-week smoking cessation program, called "Freedom from Smoking," from 5:30 to 7 p.m. beginning on Jan. 6 in the hospital's Henry J. Nardone Conference Center. Sessions will meet for seven consecutive Tuesdays.

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  8. RI Marijuana Patient Sues After Firm Won't Hire HerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A graduate student has sued a textile company for refusing to hire her for a two-month internship because she uses medical marijuana to treat frequent and debilitating migraine headaches, a decision her lawyer calls discrimination. Christine Callaghan, who is studying textiles at the University of Rhode Island, sued Westerly-based Darlington Fabrics Corp. and its parent, the Moore Company, on Wednesday.

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  9. Hopkinton man dies following ATV accidentRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Westerly Sun reports that Hopkinton police said Andrew Thompson was declared dead at Rhode Island Hospital.

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  10. Marijuana patient sues after firm won't hire herRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Turnto10.com

    A graduate student is suing a Rhode Island textile company after it refused to hire her for a two-month internship because she uses medical marijuana to treat debilitating migraines. Christine Callaghan, a University of Rhode Island textiles student, on Wednesday sued Westerly-based Darlington Fabrics.

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  11. The art of silhouette requires a portraitist's eye, artistic skills and a scissorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    ... the case. You're following a line and what comes out is this one person - nobody else," says Deborah O'Connor, a Westerly, R.I., silhouette artist. (AP Photo, Jennifer Forker) The silhouette, an ancient form of portraiture, may be dying. Only a ...

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  12. Westerly vets' housing celebrated on Veterans DayRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Westerly Sun reports that the Operation Stand Down Rhode Island project includes three buildings providing family housing and apartments and a community center that also has four housing units. The project includes 10 housing units and potential capacity for 28 people depending on the number of family members.

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  13. Housing gives hope to homeless veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Turnto10.com

    ... state." Wallin showed NBC 10 one of the houses OSDRI uses to shelter veterans. The latest one opened Monday in Westerly and is the first of its kind of Washington County, though it is the seventh one in the state. The house, Wallin said, was ...

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  14. Man severely injured in ATV crash in HopkintonRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Turnto10.com

    The Westerly Sun reports that police say the unidentified 48-year-old man was hurt Monday night when his ATV flipped. Hopkinton Police Chief Dave Palmer says he appeared to be alone and was not wearing a helmet when the crash happened.

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  15. Chorus of Westerly offers free tickets for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Day

    For its upcoming performances of J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio, to be held on Sunday, Nov. 23, at 4 and 6 p.m. in the George Kent Performance Hall, students from Westerly, Chariho, Stonington, North Stonington and any other district or private school in Rhode Island or southeastern Connecticut may attend for free.

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  16. GoLocalProv | Politics | Riley: Post Election, Lots of Work to Be Done in ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Go Local

    ... will still be underfunded. Who should pay? We need Governor Raimondo to make clear to all voters that this is not Westerly's debt, or Central Fall's or Woonsocket's, it is Providence debt alone and as such requires a Providence solution. Treasurer ...

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  17. Needy veterans get helping hand from R.I. groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Day

    ... were in the realm of $1 million, Wallin said. OSDRI did not do it alone. More than 40 volunteers from Home Depot in Westerly lent a hand during the past week, as part of the company's Celebration of Service initiative, which runs from Sept. 11 to ...

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  18. Fire damages 2 buildings in WesterlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Westerly officials are investigating the cause of an early morning fire that began in a vacant house and spread to a nearby business, heavily damaging both buildings. Authorities say the fire began at about 3 a.m. Sunday in a vacant house on Canal Street owned by the town of Westerly, then spread to the neighboring Trash and Treasures business.

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  19. Veterans housing units completed in Rhode IslandRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Operation Stand Down Rhode Island and state and federal officials are scheduled Monday to mark completion of 10 homes in Westerly, including seven one-bedroom apartments and three two-bedroom apartments. Two historic buildings were restored and one was torn down and a new one built.

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  20. Westerly fire damages buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    ... the scene at 9:48 a.m., with Fire Chief John Mackay and fire marshals remaining to conduct an investigation. Westerly, Pawcatuck, Dunn's Corners, Westerly ambulance, Westerly police and a Providence Canteen unit responded to the fire, while crews ...

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