WESTERLY, (AP) — A Rhode Island beach pavilion renovated after the destruction of Superstorm Sandy in October 2012 was dedicated this week. The Frank “Shorty” Comforti Pavilion at the Town Beach in Westerly has been open about six weeks, but the official ribbon-cutting attended by Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse was held Monday. “This is really incredible,” said Jeff Behrendt, of Poughkeepsie, New York. Behrendt said he’s been coming to Westerly for 30 years and he recalled the destruction from Sandy. “I felt really terrible over that,” he said. After the storm ripped decks and ramps from the building,…
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