The Westerly Sun

The Westerly Sun
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Sun Publishing Company
Publisher Eliot White
Founded 1857
Headquarters PO Box 520, Westerly, Rhode Island 02891 United States

The Westerly Sun is a seven-day daily newspaper published in Westerly, Rhode Island, United States, covering portions of Washington County, Rhode Island, and New London County, Connecticut. The Sun is issued in the afternoon on weekdays, Monday through Friday, and in the morning on Saturdays and Sundays. Until 1995, it published its Sunday edition in the afternoon, and was the only such paper to do so at that time.[1]

The Sun is the flagship publication of Sun Publishing Company, which also prints several free weekly newspapers in the area. Sun Publishing is itself a subsidiary of Record-Journal Publishing Company of Meriden, Connecticut.

Towns covered by The Sun include Charlestown, Hopkinton, Richmond, South Kingstown and Westerly, Rhode Island; and Groton, North Stonington and Stonington, Connecticut.


The Westerly Sun prices are: 75 cents daily, $1.75 Sunday.


  1. Baker, Frank (2 April 1995). Sun Sets on Unique Sunday Newspaper Journalism, Los Angeles Times, Retrieved November 2, 2010

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