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Welcome to Westerly, RI

Westerly RI VacationsWelcome to one of the best kept secrets in New England - Westerly, Rhode Island. Westerly is located in the southwest corner of the state of Rhode Island, right along the border with Connecticut and along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean.

Westerly is a family fun destination. You will find beautiful sandy beaches, family fun parks, boating, sailing and many other local attractions.

While in Westerly, you may also want to enjoy its more refined side. Visit our restaurants, art galleries, come for the Shakespeare in the Park, listen to the Chorus of Westerly sing, go wine tasting or stay in one of our fine Inns or Bed & Breakfasts.

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08/19/2014 05:21 AM

DataGravity says its time for your storage to smarten up already


Paula Long, co-founder of EqualLogic, is back at it again, this time applying integrated search and analytics to your storage so it's no longer a black box.

08/18/2014 01:53 PM

Bus Driver Injured by Glass from Broken Windshield


Police in Westerly say it's still not clear what caused a windshield to shatter on a Rhode Island Public Transit Authority bus in an incident that injured the driver.

08/17/2014 12:06 PM

Lowell Catholic WARMs up to service


Lowell Catholic High School students traveled to Westerly, R.I., for their Alternative Summer Break, volunteering at the WARM Center.

08/13/2014 01:01 AM

BFF Bonding: Taylor Swift and Lorde Enjoy a Cooking Class Together


While Lorde and Taylor Swift are yet to collaborate on a song, the Grammy award singers did however collaborate on a culinary creation.

08/10/2014 04:22 PM

Man stabbed at meeting at Narragansett grounds


Police say a 37-year-old man has been stabbed in the chest and seriously injured on Narragansett Tribal grounds during the tribe's annual meeting.

08/08/2014 08:41 PM

Charges dropped in disturbance outside Swift home


Charges have been dropped against three people accused of causing a disturbance outside singer Taylor Swift's beachside home in Rhode Island.

08/06/2014 04:27 PM

Bank Square Expanding, Monte Cristo Going Co-op


Two new England indies are experiencing change. Bank Square Books in Mystic, Ct., is adding a second location, while Connecticut's Monte Cristo Bookshop is being converted into a nonprofit co-op.

08/06/2014 10:24 AM

4 hospitals get $6.2M more in Medicare payments


Four hospitals in Rhode Island are getting $6.2 million in additional Medicare payments because of a federal adjustment in reimbursement rates.

07/30/2014 09:10 AM

Police logs - July 30


Chantel Wrighten, 28, of 333 W. Thames St., was charged Tuesday with violation of probation, third-degree assault and disorderly conduct.

07/28/2014 11:10 AM

Groton City


A 14-year-old juvenile was charged on Saturday was charged with using a motor vehicle or vessel without the owner's permission.

07/28/2014 06:56 AM

Shave ice vendor defies town's new ban on peddlers


In this July 21, 2014 photo, Alyssa Samson, left, and Nick Schultz, both of Ledyard, Conn., buy a medium shave ice treat to share at George Manko's "Hawaiian Desserts" trailer in Westerly, R.I. .

07/28/2014 06:56 AM

Shave Ice Vendor Defies Town's New Ban on Peddlers


A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a fight in Westerly, Rhode Island. The dispute pits street vendors trying to stay in business in the beach town against officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential for accidents.

07/28/2014 06:56 AM

Shave ice vendor defies town's new ban on peddlers


In this July 21, 2014 photo, Alyssa Samson, left, and Nick Schultz, both of Ledyard, Conn., buy a medium shave ice treat to share at George Manko's "Hawaiian Desserts" trailer in Westerly, R.I. .

07/25/2014 04:28 PM

Taylor Swift's Bodyguards Cause Controversy During Her Meal


Taylor Swift was spotted having a meal in Westerly, Rhode Island recently. She was joined at a restaurant by her friends and her bodyguards, and before anyone else inside the restaurant knew Taylor had entered her bodyguards were yelling at them not to take photos! Taylor and her two friends took a table toward the back of the restaurant.

07/24/2014 02:51 AM

Welcome to Woonsterly


The first thing you need to know about summer visits to Woonsocket and Westerly - the respective north and south "poles" of Rhode Island - is that you don't need a passport to get to either town.

07/23/2014 10:36 PM

New obstetrician, gynecologist at Westerly, Lawrence + Memorial hospitals


Dr. Virginia Bass has joined the L+M Medical Group's Obstetrics and Gynecology practices in Westerly and New London, Lawrence + Memorial HealthCare announced Tuesday.

07/22/2014 03:13 PM

Washington Trust Profits from Mortgage Gains, Lower Expenses


Eight Reasons the Housing Recovery's Been So Slow From tight credit conditions to empty nesters, here is a litany of problems weighing on the housing market, as summarized in the minutes of last month's Federal Reserve policy meeting.