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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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04/24/2017 11:59 AM
 

BWW Review: Taking Sides at Granite Theatre

 

The Granite Theatre in Westerly RI successfully tackles Taking Sides , the thought-provoking drama about the Allied effort-known as denazification-to remove Nazi party members from influential roles in post-war German society and culture. Set in the American zone of 1946 Berlin, the 1995 play by British playwright Sir Ronald Harwood considers a single case-that of an actual person-the celebrated conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler.



04/24/2017 12:12 AM
 

Art by military members and their families is focus of upcoming Hygienic exhibition

 

To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: An eagle medicine stick made by Bill Donehey, a member of the Mohegan Tribe who served in the Army during the Vietnam War. Donehey's work will be on display as part of an upcoming exhibit at the Hygienic that will feature artwork mostly from veterans and current service members.



04/22/2017 08:15 AM
 

Politics | Workers Co-Op Legislation and Constitutional Reforms...

 

Workers co-op legislation is introduced, Minority Whip Filippi introduced constitutional reforms and much more. This week at the State House.



04/21/2017 05:39 AM
 

ABC6 Honors: Director of Veteran Affairs Kasim Yarn

 

PROVIDENCE, R.I. Being out with Director of Veteran Affairs for Rhode Island Kasim Yarn is like being out with a celebrity, with people stopping him to say hello and shake his hand, and many times, thank him for his help. What may seem like a simple hello is actually much more for Director Yarn.



04/12/2017 09:45 AM
 

Widow: $300 fine not enough for captain in deadly boat crash

 

The widow of a Connecticut man says $300 in fines is not harsh enough punishment for the captain convicted in the boat crash that killed her husband. The Westerly Sun reports that Peggy Krupinski wants the Coast Guard or the Justice Department to levy more severe penalties against New Jersey yacht captain Cooper Bacon.



04/12/2017 04:49 AM
 

Police Logs

 

To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Scott Laflamme, 50, of no certain address was charged Monday with third-degree assault on a pregnant woman, second-degree strangulation, second-degree threatening and interfering with a 911 call. Kristyn Sherwood, 34, of 401 W. Thames St., Norwich, was charged Monday with first-degree unlawful restraint and criminal liability for second-degree assault.



04/10/2017 10:09 PM
 

Westerly woman 'thrilled' to join yacht club after controversial rule is changed

 

To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: That's because until July, women could only join the club as associate members - and they could only get that distinction if they were married to a full member of the club. Coburn, a Westerly resident, didn't fall into that category.



04/10/2017 04:44 AM
 

UConn Baseball Beats Memphis to Complete Series Sweep

 

The freshman from Westerly, Rhode Island had arguably his best outing in a UConn uniform. He went eight shutout innings, scattering four hits to go along with five strikeouts and zero walks.



04/07/2017 03:11 AM
 

Photo Flash: Granite Theatre presents Taking Sides

 

With "Taking Sides" by Ron Harwood the Granite Theatre is stretching into even greater, more challenging contemporary works of theatre allowing the audience to enjoy the depth of artistic experience of great theatre and the breadth of skills of our performers. It's a riveting show guaranteed to remain the topic of conversation for all audiences.



03/31/2017 07:05 PM
 

Rhode Island Sea Grant program jeopardized by proposed cuts

 

Officials say a proposal from President Trump's administration to slash $30 million from the national Sea Grant program could mean the end of Rhode Island Sea Grant as soon as April. The Westerly Sun reports Sea Grant officials have urged Rhode Islanders to contact their representatives in Washington and ask them to guarantee that the organization's $2 million in federal funding will continue.



03/30/2017 09:33 AM
 

Police: Man stole men, women restroom signs from store

 

Police say a Westerly man was caught on video stealing restroom signs from the doors of the men's and women's bathrooms at a Rhode Island convenience store. The Westerly Sun reports that 19-year-old Christopher Patrick Banks pleaded no-contest to a charge of larceny under $1,500 on Monday.



03/28/2017 06:03 PM
 

R.I. man charged in Milford bank robbery

 

A 27 year-old Westerly, R.I. man has been arrested in the robbery of the the Chase Bank on Boston Post Road last December. Police said they gathered evidence at the scene of the Dec. 2, 2016 robbery that led them to identify Ryan O'Farrell as the suspect.



03/28/2017 10:39 AM
 

Business | RI Statewide Preservation Conference to be Held in Watch Hill

 

The 32nd Annual Rhode Island Statewide Preservation Conference is set to take place in Watch Hill with the theme of "The Economics of Historic Preservation." The registration fee is $50, which includes morning coffee, lunch, and a closing reception at One Bay Street, the recently restored Lanphear Livery Stable.