Groomers Galore to Pretty Up Your Pet

There is nothing like an adorable cat or dog to make us say “Awww, how cute!” Big or small, short and fuzzy or long and furry – pets fill up our hearts and make us smile. Pets are beloved family members who grace our lives with unconditional love. They can also be canine soldiers, police […]

Avondale’s Grasslands

They are one of the most successful life forms on our planet and they have been around for millions of years. They have evolved into perhaps as many as 400,000 different species and are known by scientists as angiosperms. What are they? If you guessed flowers, you’d be right. There is a place right in […]

51st Annual Washington County Fair – August 16th-20th

It’s that time of year again! Yes, that’s right, the 51st Washington County Fair is nearly here and we’ve got all the details you need to make the five-day fair a great experience. Come for one day, one night, or come for all five – there’s something for everyone! Pack the sunscreen, put on your […]

Tapping in to Tapped Apple Winery

“…Neighborhoods can grow well, when we grow together.” – Adam Mercer Cheers to a new place to sip opening up downtown; there are certainly a lot of wonderful spots to choose from these days, but this latest one has a different twist and it tastes like apples! Tapped Apple Winery has been in the works for the last […]

Hurricane Warning

Some experts think that the Rhode Island coastline, and especially the barrier beach in Misquamicut, are overdue for a major hurricane like the Hurricane of ‘38. These giant storms, far stronger than the average gale, are known as 100 year storms. That means that in approximately every hundred year period there is a storm of […]

The Perfect Date – A Day and Night in Westerly

Last we talked, I was suggesting the perfect date day/night for the spring time. But we all know that in the summer months, there’s a lot more going on in Westerly and throughout the region in general so I wanted to put another little date guide together for you. Let’s call it the perfect date […]

65th Annual Stonington Village Fair – August 5th

When was the last time you had a good piece of pie? If you said last Thanksgiving then you’re way overdue. It’s time to get your little pie-starved self down to the Stonington Borough Village Green on Saturday, August 5th for their 65thannual Fair. Once there, you can indulge in scrumptious pies of various flavors, and […]

The Watch Hill Flying Horse Carousel

I remember many years ago going to the Danbury Fair with my mother when I was about six years old and riding the large merry-go-round there. You could hear the calliope music all the way across the fair. As you got closer to the carousel, the colors and lights on the brightly painted horses blended […]

Rainy Days are Still Fun Days in the Westerly Area

Many summer visitors love to come to Westerly for the outdoor fun – the sun and surf, eating at outdoor restaurants, boating, enjoying outdoor concerts, or riding the Watch Hill carousel. But, what happens when you wake up in your hotel room or rented cottage and hear the rain splashing on the windows?  Does your […]

Connecticut Wine Trail – Part I

This is the first of a seven part series which will focus on the Southeastern Connecticut and Rhode Island winery business. The goal of these articles is to raise awareness for residents and tourists alike. New England’s reputation for craft beer and, more recently, the cider renaissance has overshadowed the area’s surprisingly viable wine industry.  A […]