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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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05/23/2015 02:11 PM
 

Waters in Newport, Westerly reopened to shellfishing

 

The state Department of Environmental Management says the waters reopen Saturday at sunrise. DEM Director Janet Coit says the changes are a result of improved water quality.



05/15/2015 09:33 AM
 

GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | 5 Live Music Musts - May 15, 2015

 

Its Roots-Rock week on "5 Live" as we highlight several area shows featuring some top Americana/Roots artists. Read all about them in our weekly column "5 Live Music Musts."



05/11/2015 11:05 AM
 

Washington Trust Provides Commercial Financing and Banking Services...

 

A/Z Corporation provides technology-based construction, operation and facility maintenance programs to the pharmaceutical, biomedical, chemical, specialty manufacturing, hospitality and utility industries. "Both Washington Trust and A/Z Corporation share a similar operating culture built on superior service and the strength of our employees," said Joseph J. MarcAurele, Washington Trust Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.



05/08/2015 09:32 PM
 

URI Cops Now Carrying Guns

 

After years of campus-wide discussions and planning, the University of Rhode Island this week transitioned to an armed police force. After years of campus-wide discussions and planning, the University of Rhode Island this week transitioned to an armed police force.



05/07/2015 10:35 PM
 

Allegations against Westerly Town Official unfounded

 

By News Staff news@abc6.com Rhode Island State Police have concluded an investigation into potential allegations involving a former Westerly zoning official, and have found no basis for pressing criminal charges. Westerly town employee, Elizabeth Burdick, was cleared of any wrong-doing associated with her resignation and negotiation of a severance package in January of 2013.



05/05/2015 02:37 AM
 

Websites to help you plan a Rhode Island vacation

 

Rhode Island may be the smallest of the states but it is certainly not short on interesting things to see and do. When you are planning to visit the Ocean State you will want to use the Internet to find the best Rhode Island travel websites.



05/02/2015 01:03 PM
 

Westerly Library to become state's first 'Literary Landmark'

 

The Westerly Library and Wilcox Park are set to become Rhode Island's first "Literary Landmark," a designation given to places across the country in honor of famous authors. The Westerly Sun reports that a ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at the park.



05/01/2015 11:19 PM
 

Mayflower replica slated to continue repairs at home

 

The ship has been undergoing renovations at Mystic Seaport in Connecticut since December, part of a multi-year plan. Officials hope to have the ship repaired by 2020 - the 400th anniversary of the original Mayflower crossing of the Atlantic.



04/30/2015 01:48 PM
 

Richmond council wants equal school committee representation

 

The Westerly Sun reports the lawsuit was filed by members of the Richmond Town Council and three residents. It alleges that unequal representation on the Chariho School Committee violates the town's constitutional rights.



04/30/2015 03:13 AM
 

Police logs - April 30

 

Darron J. Mosley, 28, of 91 Crown Knoll Court was charged Wednesday with third-degree assault, breach of peace, sixth-degree larceny, second-degree robbery and risk of injury to a minor. Cedric A. Bethel, 34, of 19 Saundra Drive, Westerly, was charged Wednesday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, use of drug paraphernalia and failure to drive in the proper lane.



04/29/2015 05:51 PM
 

Rhode Island town nixes ban that led to fight over shave ice

 

A Rhode Island coastal town where singer Taylor Swift has a home has rescinded a ban on street vendors that led to a lengthy fight over a shave ice stand. The Westerly Sun reports that the town council on Monday amended an ordinance that banned street vendors except at special events, purportedly for safety and traffic concerns.



04/29/2015 05:51 PM
 

Westerly rescinds ban that led to battle over shave ice

 

A Rhode Island coastal town where singer Taylor Swift has a home has rescinded a ban on street vendors that led to a lengthy fight over a shave ice stand. The Westerly Sun reports that the town council on Monday amended an ordinance that banned street vendors except at special events, purportedly for safety and traffic concerns.



04/28/2015 10:49 AM
 

ACLU to file lawsuit on behalf of medical marijuana users

 

The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island says it is filing a lawsuit against a major Rhode Island employer on behalf of a medical marijuana user. The ACLU says the employer has refused to hire anyone participating in the state's medical marijuana program.



04/25/2015 06:22 PM
 

Police: RI man tries to enter Taylor Swift's house

 

Police say a southern Rhode Island man has been charged with trespassing on the property of pop singer Taylor Swift. The Westerly Sun reports the 19-year-old man had to jump two fences to gain entry.



04/24/2015 10:56 PM
 

Miss Rhode Island 2015 Contestants Crowned in East Greenwich

 

The contestants for the 2015 Miss Rhode Island Scholarship Pageant were recently crowned at a Sunday breakfast at the East Greenwich Yacht Club. The pageant stresses the goals of service, scholarship, style, and success! The contestants are, from left to right, : Miss Capital City, Chelsey Renehan; Miss West Warwick, Alexandra Curtis; Miss Providence, Victoria Cuartas; Miss Rhode Island College Bryanna Cox; Miss Westerly Gina Colao; Miss Washington County, Christina Keller; Miss Cranston, Odemi Pessu; Miss Newport, Emily Cortez; : Miss South County, Nicolette Green; Miss Providence County, Ava Delasanta; Miss Rhode Island 2014 Ivy DePew; Miss East Providence, Paige Lavallee; Miss Bryant University, Shruti Kansara; .