For more than 180 years, Watch Hill has served as a (relatively) quiet, unspoiled summer resort. While Watch Hill’s status as a premier summer locale can be traced back to 1883, when a Cincinnati syndicate purchased a 160-acre land tract and divided it into numerous home lots, the following decade, … Continue Reading about Social Event of the Season: Watch Hill in the 1890’s
The gift of food is a safe bet for everyone on your holiday shopping list, and choosing the best ingredients from local vendors is an easy way to show your loved ones that you care about them. Luckily, Westerly is home to several specialty food stores, featuring options as affordable as they are … Continue Reading about Specialty Food for a Special Season: Capizzano’s Olive Oils, the Cheese Corner and Westerly Packing Co.
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It's the most wonderful time of the year. But did you know that the risk of fire and accidents also goes up exponentially during the holidays? Holiday decorations and lights, candles, distracted … Continue Reading about Risk of Fire and Accidents Rises During the Holidays: Take Steps to Stay Safe
Although they have always composed a relatively small portion of the town’s overall population, the Jewish citizens of Westerly have played a substantial role in shaping the community into what it is … Continue Reading about Continuing Faith: The History of Westerly’s Jewish Community