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Armory awarded grant money to recoup losses from COVID closures

WESTERLY — Westerly Armory Restoration Inc., which runs The People’s Museum and oversees all events at the Westerly Armory, 41 Railroad Ave., was awarded an $8,000 grant from the Rhode Island Culture, Humanities and Arts Recovery Grant program, a collaborative partnership between the State Council on the Arts and the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities.
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I Bought My First Fixer-Upper in the Peak of COVID and It Almost Bankrupted Me (Twice)

When McKenzie Milhousen toured her small 1970s saltbox home in East Hampton, New York, back in March 2020, she saw the potential. Specifically, she envisioned a Cotswolds–meets–California meets–Long Island surf shack; a place she could escape to in the off-season and rent out during the peak summer months. But what she didn’t see after scoring the property for $650,000 was all the chaos that would take her from point A to point B. “Even though I did hours of research and felt so prepared going into this remodel, I was so naive,” says the 28-year-old Canadian and longtime Manhattan-based renter.
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Looking For A COVID Test? You Have 13 New Options in Connecticut

The Connecticut Department of Health announced it will open 13 new COVID-19 testing sites by the end of this week. The sites will dot the state, including a large drive-through test location open four days a week at Dodd Stadium in Norwich. The goal, according to state officials, is to...
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COVID Cases Spike at Conn College, But Without Hospitalizations

NEW LONDON — Connecticut College reported that 169 of its students tested positive for COVID-19 last week, after several gatherings in crowded spaces that led to a “chain reaction” of viral spread, according to epidemiologists from the Department of Public Health. The number represents the highest cases reported in a...
NEW LONDON, CT
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Connecticut College makes adjustments amid COVID outbreak

NEW LONDON, CT (WFSB) - Virtual learning could be a reality again for some college students in the state. Connecticut College in New London is dealing with a COVID outbreak and revised how it is operating. As of Thursday afternoon, Connecticut College reported 107 students and one staff member who...
NEW LONDON, CT
Westerly Sun

In the Year of COVID, a very special Summer Pops returns to Wilcox Park Saturday

WESTERLY — The venerable Summer Pops — typically the Chorus of Westerly's largest and most exuberant outdoor concert — will have an emotional tone this year. The concert — the chorus' first live public performance in close to two years — usually marks the jubilant beginning of the summer season in these parts. This year, the concert, which takes place Saturday, will instead mark the end of a summer shadowed by the coronavirus pandemic and will include a somber observance of the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
WESTERLY, RI
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Hebron school goes remote amid surge in COVID cases

HEBRON, CT (WFSB) -- The Hebron School District is dealing with a surge in COVID-19 cases among students and staff. The increase in cases began on Monday with the Parks and Recreation Before and After School Program. On Wednesday, Gilead Hill School shifted to distance learning and will stay remote...
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Connecticut College makes adjustments amid COVID outbreak

NEW LONDON, CT (WFSB) - Virtual learning could be a reality again for some college students in the state. Connecticut College in New London is dealing with a COVID outbreak and just revised how it is operating. As of Wednesday morning, Connecticut College reported 64 students who tested positive for...
NEW LONDON, CT
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Connecticut College Goes Remote Due to COVID Cases

Classes at Connecticut College will be remote and students are in what the school is calling cautionary quarantine after dozens of students tested positive for COVID-19. The dean of students, Victor Arcelus, notified the school community that 20 students who had symptoms tested positive on Monday and contact tracing revealed that students who had contracted the virus had been socializing in cars, in friends’ rooms or apartments, at parties or in bars without wearing a mask.
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