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Stories with place: Westerly
  • Westerly police officers sue town officials over union dues 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 6:40 am

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Five current and former part-time Westerly police officers are suing the town, the police chief and the police union for allegedly violating their constitutional rights by forcing them to pay union dues against their will.

  • River, bay in Connecticut 'sick' from 'nuisance' algae 
    Updated: Jul-25-15 3:06 am

    STONINGTON, Connecticut - Wagging their wide tails as Kait Maginel and David Prescott tossed them back overboard, two lobsters that had shared a wire trap overnight with four spider crabs and a whelk had just been enlisted as ambassadors in the cause of cleaning up the lower Pawcatuck River and Little Narragansett Bay.

  • Boat hits swimmer near singer's home, state investigating 
    Updated: Jul-15-15 3:41 pm

    WESTERLY, Rhode Island - Authorities in Rhode Island say they're investigating after a man was hit by a boat and seriously injured while swimming in the ocean near a beach house owned by singer Taylor Swift.