Larry Webster was standing out behind his barn in Charlestown, Rhode Island next to the remains of a large corroded Korean War vintage aircraft. The aircraft was a Banshee , an early twin engine jet fighter. The aircraft’s fuselage, engine, wings and other large parts were stacked up in piles behind us. Larry pointed to the faded lettering of a name on the side of what once had … [Read more...] about Rhode Island’s Aircraft Wreck Hunter
This article is from our archives and although the park is still there, the festivals and other events that would have caused crowds to form have been cancelled. We run articles from our archives periodically because most of our articles are written in a timeless fashion. Due to COVID, most of the articles in our archives have been affected. Please do your research before … [Read more...] about Discover Ninigret Park
If you are a college student in need of somewhere cozy to get some work done, or someone looking for a quick cup of coffee before heading into work, or just a person who loves a wide selection of delicious beverages and pastries, Dave’s Coffee should definitely be your go-to.Located at 5193 Old Post Road, Charlestown, Dave’s Coffee sits atop a hill with plenty of parking. … [Read more...] about Dave’s Coffee Shop – Like Coming Home
Earth Care Farm creates some of the finest compost in the area for all of your gardening and landscaping needs. Jane Merner Senecal is the manager of Earth Care Farm, which was founded in the late 1970s by her father, Mike Merner. Mike spent years studying turfgrass management and made a career as a landscaper but found that his social scene and personal ethics were … [Read more...] about Healthy Soil, Healthy Food with Earth Care Farm
If you're seeking something educational, enlightening, and entertaining to do on a Friday night, look no further than the Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown, where you can look far out into the universe and gain a new perspective on things, literally and figuratively.The Frosty Drew Observatory and Science Center was first conceived of in the mid 1970s as a nature … [Read more...] about Looking Across the Universe with the Frosty Drew Observatory
Mowing the lawn, cleaning gutters, paying real estate taxes and mortgage insurance. If all that sounds like fun than home ownership is definitely for you! Just kidding, there are way more positives to owning your piece of real estate! Independence, pride in your home, control over your surroundings, investment, and achieving a well-earned goal are just a few positives that will … [Read more...] about Home Buying: Knock Knock…Who’s There? You!
So, growing up in Westerly RI had many advantages. We have the beaches in the summer and we're close to everything. We have a train station, and can be in Boston in an hour and a half.Sometimes we get so caught up with looking for something to do, that we forget what is right in our own backyard. The restaurants, the public spaces, the events, the people and of course … [Read more...] about What Does Westerly, RI Have to Offer?