maternity http://ripr.org en Residents to protest Westerly Hospital maternity ward closure http://ripr.org/post/residents-protest-westerly-hospital-maternity-ward-closure <p>Some local residents say they plan to protest Westerly Hospital’s recent decision to stop delivering babies later this summer.</p><p>Westerly resident Susan Kenyon has organized the Thursday evening candlelight vigil to take place at Westerly Middle School, right before a community meeting about Westerly Hospital’s future. She says she and other local residents are worried that shutting down the maternity ward could be dangerous for pregnant women.</p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:54:46 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 9106 at http://ripr.org