I was on my way to the Avondale Preserve for my morning walk with the Beagles when I spotted a school bus pulled over next to an overgrown lot. The bus was surrounded by a wire fence with yellow signs warning that the fence was electric and the goats were at work. The signs said not to touch or feed … Continue Reading about A Hungry Herd of Hope
The following is part 11 in Westerly Life’s “Behind the Murals” series discussing the history behind all of the recently created murals throughout downtown Westerly. The mural discussed below, which showcases the local impact of the Hurricane of 1938, can be found between 29 and 37 West Broad … Continue Reading about “The Catastrophe: Westerly and the Hurricane of 1938”
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It was Friday, August 30, 1872, and the end of another idyllic summer in Watch Hill. The Ocean House and the other large hotels were still full of guests. The weather the past week of August had been … Continue Reading about The Metis Disaster: Part 1 – The Collision
Sun, sand, and surf are the three words that come to mind when thinking about Rhode Island Surf Co. In downtown Westerly, Rhode Island Surf Co. radiates the notion of summer. From boards to bathing … Continue Reading about Surf’s Up at the Rhode Island Surf Co.