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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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07/23/2016 04:01 PM
 

Women to embark on triathlon to support Sandy Hook charity

 

Two Connecticut women are embarking on a non-competitive triathlon to support a sports charity set up by the parents of a Sandy Hook shooting victim. Clinton residents Heather Theriault and Christine Kopcha plan to begin the Chase the Coast triathlon Saturday with a two-mile swim at the Byram Park Marina followed by a 110-mile bike ride.



07/18/2016 09:10 PM
 

Police: Man entered closed convenience store while drunk

 

A Rhode Island man is accused of entering a Connecticut convenience store after hours to get coffee and cigarettes while he was drunk. The Westerly Sun reports 51-year-old Aaron Bradford Ellison, of Warwick, was arrested Sunday for driving under the influence.



07/16/2016 09:40 PM
 

Audubon Society calls for volunteer osprey nest monitors

 

The Audubon Society of Rhode Island is looking for volunteer osprey nest monitors in Westerly and other southern Rhode Island communities. The Westerly Sun reports there are approximately 12 nests in Westerly and only a handful of monitors.



07/14/2016 04:27 PM
 

After outcry on no-women policy, yacht club reverses course

 

A yacht club in the Rhode Island town where Taylor Swift owns a beach house has put a controversial men-only policy to rest. Members of the Westerly Yacht Club voted on Wednesday to admit women as full members after coming under scrutiny and losing business from groups who said they would not patronize the club until the policy was changed.



07/14/2016 03:48 AM
 

Yacht club makes historic change to men-only policy WESTERLY, R.I....

 

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07/07/2016 02:19 PM
 

Taylor Swift -- Obsessed Fan Busted ... Showed Up at Home to Marry Her

 

According to cops, the man drove to her Westerly, RI mansion Wednesday ... claiming he was scheduled to see Taylor. Witnesses tell TMZ the man was crying and told officers Taylor was supposed to marry him, but now she's with Tom.



07/07/2016 04:23 AM
 

Taylor Swift looks bleary-eyed as she and jets out of Rhode Island...

 

Still recovering? Taylor Swift looks bleary-eyed as she jets out of Rhode Island with beau Tom Hiddleston after epic Fourth of July celebrations And after a momentous Fourth of July spent at her mansion in Rhode Island, Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston were on the move again on Wednesday. The couple, now officially dubbed Hiddleswift, were pictured in Taylor's Toyota SUV on their way to the airport, no doubt still recovering from the epic party she threw for all her closest pals over the weekend.



07/06/2016 12:47 AM
 

Gigi Hadid model body on show as she strolls through New York

 

Toned in tan! Gigi Hadid shows off her svelte model torso and mile-high legs in cropped hoodie and matching tiny shorts The 21-year-old model was spotted dressing for comfort while out in New York on Tuesday after returning home from the fun-filled weekend. Gigi showed off her toned tum in a cropped hoodie and didn't forget about her mile-high long legs as she also wore matching high-waisted tiny shorts.



07/05/2016 04:10 PM
 

Taylor Swift Hosts July Fourth Bash At Seaside Mansion

 

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07/05/2016 04:29 AM
 

Taylor Swift hosts July Fourth bash at seaside mansion

 

In this May 10, 2016 file photo, Taylor Swift accepts the BMI Taylor Swift Award at the 64th annual BMI Pop Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Swift is celebrating the July Fourth weekend with a group of famous friends at her seaside mansion in Rhode Island.



07/04/2016 04:46 AM
 

Pregnant Blake Lively shows off growing baby bump in a bikini as...

 

PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Pregnant Blake Lively shows off growing baby bump in a bikini as she enjoys holiday with Ryan Reynolds at Taylor Swift's beach house Blake Lively put her growing bump on full display during a very star-studded beach day with her husband Ryan Reynolds and songstress Taylor Swift on Sunday. The 28-year-old, who is pregnant with her second child, splashed in the waves alongside Taylor, the popstrel's new beau Tom Hiddleston, Gigi Hadid, Karlie Kloss, Cara Delevingne, and Orange Is The New Black stars Uzo Aduba and Ruby Rose.



07/04/2016 12:30 AM
 

Physician lecture series, art shows offered in Westerly

 

To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Westerly - Avondale Arts, located on 95 Watch Hill Road, will host a Tuesday series of five physician lectures and art shows to benefit the Westerly Hospital Foundation. Called "The Art of Quality Care – Westerly Hospital Doctor Lecture Series," each lecture in the series will feature physicians who will share their wisdom and interest in working within the community with a focus on their individual practices and how they can best connect with their patients.



07/03/2016 12:22 AM
 

Two rescued when boat strikes rocks, sinks in Pawcatuck River

 

To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Westerly - A man and a woman were rescued Saturday morning after a powerboat struck rocks and eventually sank in Little Narragansett Bay, according to the Watch Hill Fire Department. Around 10:30 a.m., the Coast Guard received a request for help from the two people, who reported that their vessel had struck rocks near Seal Rocks off Osbrook Point, Watch Hill Fire Chief Robert Peacock said in a news release.



07/02/2016 08:21 PM
 

Parking rates at RI beaches reduced

 

Lower rates for parking at Rhode Island's state beaches have gone into effect, just in time for Independence Day weekend. The Westerly Sun reports that owners of private parking lots near Misquamicut State Beach are upset because their rates are partially based on the state's parking fee.



07/02/2016 06:17 AM
 

New, lower parking rates take effect at state beaches

 

Lower rates for parking at Rhode Island's state beaches have gone into effect, just in time for Independence Day weekend. The Westerly Sun reports that owners of private parking lots near Misquamicut State Beach are upset because their rates are partially based on the state's parking fee.



06/28/2016 08:50 PM
 

Backlash at Rhode Island yacht club over men-only policy

 

A vote to change the nearly century-old policy failed last week, with 171 men voting to uphold it. Women, and many men, are not happy.