- PHOTOS: Friends of the Westerly Library Book Sale pop-upon July 23, 2021 at 1:00 am
- Hopkinton Planning Board approves plans for 2 solar projects; third continued to Septemberby By Jason Vallee Sun staff writer on July 23, 2021 at 12:55 am
HOPKINTON — At a marathon meeting Tuesday night that lasted more than four hours, members of the Planning Board approved the master plans for two proposed solar projects with conditions, while a third project will need to wait until at…
- Westerly School Building Subcommittee pledges to keep lines of communication openby By Dale P. Faulkner Sun staff writer on July 23, 2021 at 12:50 am
WESTERLY — The School Committee's Building Subcommittee will strive to keep town and school officials as well as residents up to date as it continues to work on development of a project to address deficiencies in district schools, subcommittee members…
- Organizers focused on ‘the important things’ ahead of annual Blessing of the Fleetby By Jason Vallee Sun staff writer on July 23, 2021 at 12:45 am
STONINGTON — In late 1989, rescue teams and U.S. Coast Guard personnel spent more than 11 days combing 10,000 square miles of ocean off the coast of Nantucket using three aircraft carriers and two cutters following the disappearance of the…
- Groton sub base dials back reopening amid rising state infectionson July 23, 2021 at 12:40 am
GROTON, Conn. (AP) — The Navy's submarine base in Connecticut is reinstituting stricter COVID-19 protocols amid rising infection rates in the state.
- Memorial for Sandy Hook massacre victims nears constructionby By DAVE COLLINS Associated Press on July 23, 2021 at 12:35 am
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — After nearly eight years of discussion and planning, a memorial to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting is nearing construction with the goal of offering a peaceful place for reflection.
- Indigenously Delicious: Sly Fox Den Too opens in Charlestownby By Nancy Burns-Fusaro Sun staff writer on July 22, 2021 at 1:00 am
CHARLESTOWN — Wampanoag Chef Sherry Pocknett has been creating culinary surprises in kitchens since she was a little girl growing up on Cape Cod.
- Westerly Town Council continues work on short-term rental issueby By Dale P. Faulkner Sun staff writer on July 22, 2021 at 12:55 am
WESTERLY — A proposed ordinance aimed at regulating short-term house rentals will remain on the drawing board after the Town Council received a host of new comments from property owners engaged in the practice.
- Selectmen: ‘It’s back to the drawing board’ on North Stonington Education Centerby By Jason Vallee Sun staff writer on July 22, 2021 at 12:50 am
NORTH STONINGTON — Members of the Board of Selectmen have approved a motion to return to seeking bids, this time for a four-week period, for any organizations interested in leasing a portion or all of the North Stonington Education Center.
- Wildfire smoke clouds sky, hurts air quality on East Coastby By GILLIAN FLACCUS and SARA CLINE Associated Press on July 22, 2021 at 12:45 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Smoke and ash from massive wildfires in the American West clouded the sky and led to air quality alerts Wednesday on parts of the East Coast as the effects of the blazes were felt 2,500 miles…
- PHOTO: Breaking on the bowon July 22, 2021 at 12:40 am
- PHOTOS: Surfers were in the pocket riding post-Elsa waveson July 21, 2021 at 12:00 am
- Consultant says firm hired as owner's project manager will aid efficiency of schools projectby By Dale P. Faulkner Sun staff writer on July 20, 2021 at 11:55 pm
WESTERLY — A representative of the School Committee's Building Subcommittee and a consultant working with the panel brought the Town Council up to speed on efforts to develop a new project to improve the district's schools on Monday.
- Tripped transformer knocks out power to 7,500 in Westerly Tuesdayby By Dale P. Faulkner Sun staff writer on July 20, 2021 at 11:50 pm
WESTERLY — A transformer malfunction resulted in a power outage of 20 to 45 minutes for about 7,500 National Grid customers in the town on Tuesday afternoon.
- Chariho High School Semester 2 honor rollon July 20, 2021 at 11:45 pm
- PHOTOS: Christmas in July at Mystic Seaporton July 20, 2021 at 11:40 pm
- PHOTOS: Raising the Charles W. Morganon July 20, 2021 at 1:00 am
- Stonington eyes housing loan program, capital projects for federal rescue fundsby By Jason Vallee Sun staff writer on July 20, 2021 at 12:55 am
STONINGTON — With the town expected to receive an estimated $5 million over two payments as part of the American Rescue Plan, officials are eyeing uses for the money that could include the establishment of an affordable housing assistance fund…
- Jonnycake Center to run no-cost farmers market againby By Dale P. Faulkner Sun staff writer on July 20, 2021 at 12:50 am
WESTERLY — The Jonnycake Center of Westerly's no-cost farmers market for families and folks who can benefit from access to fresh produce has returned.
- Blue Origin brings space tourism to tiny Texas townby By SEAN MURPHY Associated Press on July 20, 2021 at 12:45 am
VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — For years, the official letterhead for the small town of Van Horn, tucked neatly among the foothills of the Guadalupe Mountains, read simply: “Farming, ranching, mining.”