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  1. Intruder call leads police to investigate suspicious itemsRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police in Rhode Island say a call about an intruder led to an hours-long investigation involving the bomb squad and a hazmat team. Westerly Police Capt.


  2. Rhode Island pair crows: We'll fight loud rooster ticketsRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island couple is vowing to fight the three tickets they have received from police recently after their neighbors complained that their roosters are too loud. Jeremy and Jenelle Palmer own three acres in Hopkinton.


  3. Nature Cruises presented by Save the Bay return for FallRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    WESTERLY, RI – Save the Bay has announced the need to know information for their Nature Cruise, that can be enjoyed throughout the fall season. While on these tours, riders should be on the lookout for a variety of wildlife including great blue herons, red tailed hawks, ospreys, and harbor seals.


  4. New York family says coyote-dog mix killed their dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A family vacation in Westerly took a tragic turn after their small dog was killed by a coyote. The family is distraught over the loss but also frustrated they weren't told about what they're calling a big problem in the area.


  5. Officials: Dog attacked, grabbed by coyoteRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Westerly Sun reports the dog was attacked at a Westerly home on Tuesday night. The owners say the terrier mix was taken into a wooded area.


  6. Police: Hopkinton man dies after falling from bucket truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    HOPKINTON, R.I. A man has passed away following a fall from a tall bucket truck in Hopkinton. At approximately 3:43 p.m. Saturday, Hopkinton Police responded to 7 Stacey Lane after receiving reports that a man had fallen from the bucket of a tree trimming truck.


  7. Record-Journal Publishing sells Rhode Island newspaperRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Record-Journal Publishing Co. has agreed to sell The Westerly Sun to a publishing group that owns newspapers in Rhode Island.


  8. Historic train station reopens in Rhode IslandRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The station closed in 2016 after serving train passengers since 1912. Trains continued to pick up and drop off passengers at an outdoor platform.


  9. 6 foot Great White shark caught off Westerly coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    WESTERLY, R.I. Fisherman looking to catch some squid near Misquamicut Beach caught more than they bargained for when they reeled in a 6 foot Great White shark Sunday afternoon.


  10. CCRI plans events to talk about the school and free tuitionRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Recruiters from the Community College of Rhode Island are traveling the state to answer questions about the school and its free tuition program. Recruiters plan to be in Woonsocket, Pawtucket and Providence Monday and in Newport Narragansett and Westerly Tuesday.


  11. Federal agency issues citations to quarry blasting companyRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The federal government has cited a Massachusetts blasting company for its role in a Rhode Island quarry blast that injured two workers and damaged nearby buildings. The Mine Safety and Health Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Labor, says it has issued two citations to Uxbridge's A-1 Drilling & Blasting for violations of federal regulations.


  12. Rhode Island town: Pull your weeds or pay a fineRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Westerly Sun reports the Westerly Town Council enacted a measure Monday that sets a maximum height for weeds. Residents could be fined up to $50 per day if weeds on their property exceed six inches.


  13. Annual oil spill exercise planned off coastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    An annual two-day oil spill exercise is planned for the waters off of a Rhode Island town. In a news release, the Coast Guard Sector of Southeastern New England says it is hosting a full-scale oil spill exercise beginning Wednesday in Westerly.


  14. 2 hurt as quarry blasting sends granite flying into truckRead the original story

    May 24, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A planned explosion at a quarry in a Rhode Island town sent granite flying into a nearby truck, injuring two town employees. Authorities say one of the employees of Westerly's Public Works Department suffered head trauma and was kept at the hospital overnight after the blast Wednesday.


  15. Westerly hit and run suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Westerly, R.I. Police have arrested a man suspected of running over a bicyclist on the night of April 28th. Police say 25-year-old Zachary T. Service of North Stonington, Connecticut is due in court today for leaving the scene of an accident.


  16. Westerly fundraiser to help teen crash victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Springfest at Misquamicut Beach--it's a place 19-year-old Jake Mitchell of Westerly and 17-year-old Carsten Logan of Stonington would likely be this weekend. "Always thought of him as a good local guy," said Kevin Plunkett, a friend of the Mitchell family.


  17. Westerly Police investigating hit-and-run involving bicyclistRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Westerly Police responded to the area of the National Grid Transfer Station on Canal Street around 11:30 p.m. Friday for reports of an accident involving a bicyclist. Westerly Police said the suspect vehicle involved in the crash may be a 1990s Ford truck or SUV with passenger side front end damage and possibly missing a passenger side mirror.


  18. 1 person dies in fatal car crashRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    He was transported to Westerly Hospital where he died. A 17-year-old passenger was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with serious injuries.


  19. Revolutionary War monument to get long-needed updateRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Westerly Sun reports the land around the 20-foot-tall monument to Gen. Joseph Stanton Jr. in Charlestown has been overgrown with weeds, and the stone itself is stained with black spots.


  20. Police: Bank robbery suspect trying to impress Taylor SwiftRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police say a Connecticut man with a crush on singer Taylor Swift robbed a bank then went to the pop star's Rhode Island mansion where he threw cash over a fence in an attempt to impress her. Police say "it seemed he wanted to propose" to Swift, so he drove about 60 miles to Westerly, Rhode Island, and started throwing some of the roughly $1,600 he's charged with stealing over Swift's fence.


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