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Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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journeys bon voyage trekking getaways excursions escapes Exploring the Rhode Island Coast C H E R Y L F E N T O N writer travel COURTESY OF RHODE ISLAND TOURISM DIVISION near and far small in size but long in coastline, Rhode Island proudly wears the badge of "The Ocean State" for good reason. Just an hour from Boston, this ultimate seaside summer destination has everything you would want from the picturesque Atlantic — lazy sunning bay seals, dynamic whale feedings, scenic beaches, and panoramic historic harbors. There are even a few exciting attractions sitting seaside, such as the cliffside mansions of Newport and lighthouses galore. The state's rich maritime heritage brings even more oceanic excitement, with more than 2,000 shipwrecks (more per square mile than any other state) including Colonial trading ships, war ships, and a German submarine. We l l e s l e y We s t o n M a g a z i n e | s u m m e r 2 0 1 3 From legendary manmade extravagance to natural preserves, discover coastal Rhode Island and its most popular destinations — Newport, Narragansett and Block Island, and Watch Hill. Newport With spectacular coastal scenery, awe-inspiring architecture, and a thriving waterfront downtown, this Rhode Island gem is a perfect little getaway. 184 Southeast Lighthouse, Block Island

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