Tag Archives: Rhode Island

R.I. Legislation Introduced Allowing Malloy To Officiate At Wedding

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meganApparently our Governor Dannel P. Malloy has a soft spot when it comes to love. He is asking permission to marry a couple in Newport.

According to the Raising Hale website, legislation has been introduced to the Rhode Island General Assembly giving the Connecticut governor permission to join Megan Lynne Cooney to Gregory Robert Parnell on or about June 8.

The couple’s ewedding website notes they will be married at Castle Hill Inn in Newport with a reception there to follow.

According to the governor’s office , the bride and groom -to-be are family friends.

But if you want to send a gift, the couple is registered at Amazon and Williams Sonoma.

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Taylor Swift Buys Westerly Mansion

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Going to Rhode Island this summer may include some new star gazing for those headed to Misquamicut!

Pop star Taylor Swift has apparently purchased an 11,000-square-foot mansion in the tony Watch Hill neighborhood in Westerly, Rhode Island.

Reports from Huffington Post and other publications including The New York Daily News are that the 23-year-old celeb paid $17.75 million for the waterfront mansion known as ‘The Harkness House.’

Once the summer home of Mrs. William Hale Harkness, the seaside retreat is located near the landmark Ocean House. On an application for its nomination to the National Register of Historic Places, the mansion is described as a large 2½- to 3½-story white clapboard dwelling, hybrid French Provincial with English Regency style.

Built in 1930, it overlooks Block Island Sound and Little Narragansett Bay.

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