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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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01/20/2017 06:51 PM

Man sentenced to life in rape, killing of 85-year-old woman


A Rhode Island man has been sentenced to life in prison for the 1990 murder and sexual assault of an 85-year-old woman. State Attorney General Peter Kilmartin said David Roscoe, formerly of Westerly, was sentenced Friday in the killing of Germaine Mouchon of West Warwick.

01/06/2017 05:40 PM

Jewelry thief won't serve prison time in diamond ring theft


A jewelry thief whose crimes date back more than two decades won't serve jail time for charges he stole a diamond ring from a Westerly shop. The Westerly Sun reports that 59-year-old Robert Petrino Sr., of Boston, turned himself in to Westerly police Wednesday on one count of larceny over $1,500.

01/03/2017 04:27 PM

RI Remains a Stop in High-Speed Rail Along Northeast Corridor


The U.S. Department of Transportation's new $130-billion vision for improving Northeast Corridor train service delivered most of what Rhode Island political leaders had lobbied for over the last two years. The long-term federal blueprint released last month for nation's busiest rail corridor calls for expanded high-speed rail through, and stopping in Providence, forgoing an option to build a brand new line bypassing the state on its way from Washington to Boston.

01/03/2017 12:36 AM

Westerly Hospital offers youth mental health first aid course


To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Westerly - The Westerly Hospital, in partnership with the Washington County Coalition for Children, will offer a free, two-part certification training course on Youth Mental Health First Aid starting Jan. 21. Classes will meet from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 21 and Feb. 4 at the hospital's Henry J. Nardone Conference Center.

12/27/2016 08:48 AM

Lifestyle | Julie Lynn Cardinal: 16 Who Made a Difference in 2016


And one woman - Julie Lynn Cardinal - with a very public pronouncement after a vote upheld the males-only policy, helped to change that. As GoLocal reported : The club, which was officially formed in 1928, allows women to take part in club activities and hold leadership positions, but voted again Thursday night to maintain the males-only membership status quo.

12/23/2016 05:18 PM

Divide in Narragansett Indian Tribe over power struggle


A power play within the Narragansett Indian Tribe had state and local police on scene in Charlestown to keep the peace among tribal members. It all stemmed from a federal judge's ruling Thursday, which denied involvement in the court case over their chief.

12/23/2016 01:09 PM

Town residents concerned over impact of Northeast rail plan


Officials in Charlestown say a plan to realign railroad tracks to eliminate speed-restricting curves could impact residents, wetlands and preserves throughout Washington County. The Federal Railroad Administration's $120-billion plan seeks to rebuild the congested Northeast Corridor over the next 30 years by shoring up crumbling infrastructure, running more trains and building new tracks.