Local Resources

Local Resources

Chamber of Commerce

Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce represents a major portion of the Westerly-Pawcatuck area's business and professional community. The 900 member businesses  represent many aspects of the business world. From local retail trade and professional services to manufacturing and international exporting, Chamber members provide goods and services, jobs, and tax revenue to benefit our residents, our community, and our world. Primary objectives of the Chamber include creating a strong business voice and improving the local economy while maintaining the area's high quality of livability.
Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce Website

Misquamicut Business Association

The Misquamicut Business Association is committed to revitalizing our beach area and promoting business and commerce. The MBA, since May of 2000 has grown to over 180 members. 95% of Misquamicut Businesses are members of the MBA.There are a multitude of reasons to join the MBA, but the first and foremost is to promote your business. We accomplish that through a variety of crowd-drawing MBA programs
The Misquamicut Buiess Association Website

Watch Hill Business Organization

Website of the Watch Hill Business Organization. Watch Hill Village, located in Watch Hill, Rhode Island is a long time tourist destination known for its beaches, shops, boutiques, restaurants, lighthouse and the historic carousel - the oldest in the country. You will find boat moorings in Little Narragansett Bay and some of the finest fishing in New England.
Watch Hill Willage Website

Downtown Business Association

The Downtown Business Association's mission is to foster economic growth, to promote and enhance the Westerly-Pawcatuck downtown area. The DBA advocates for legislation necessary to sustain and improve the downtown economy. DBA members are kept informed of downtown events, marketing efforts to promote the area, and political activities affecting the downtown area. Downtown has so much to offer from quaint boutiques and art galleries to the finest eateries and lively entertainment! Be sure to stroll through the areas largest Victorian park and gardens or take in a show at the theatre. Sample some of the areas finest foods from around the world. Shop the boutiques that line the streets where you can find one of-a-kind clothing, jewelry, shoes, handbags and more or pick up the perfect gift for someone special! Just minutes from the highway and beaches, make Westerly-Pawcatuck your destination!
Westerly Pawcatuck DBA Two States One Downtown Website

State & Federal Agencies

Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation

The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation is the full service, official economic development organization for the state of Rhode Island. A quasi-public agency, the Corporation serves as a government and community resource to help streamline the business expansion in, and relocation to, Rhode Island. The agency assists companies with commercial real estate, business financing, workforce training and other relevant issues.
RIEDC Website

Rhode Island Secretary of State's Office

Website of the Rhode Island Secretary of State's Office. Our goal is to provide you with as many resources as possible to begin, maintain and grow your business. As the official repository for business and commercial records, we maintain the records of over 65,000 registered corporate entities, 140,000 commercial liens, 4,000 trademark/service mark registrations and 21,000 notaries public commissions.
Secretary of State Website

Rhode Island Division of Taxation

Website of the Rhode Island Division of Taxation for Business and Employer Tax regulations.
State of Rhode Island Division of Taxation Department of Revenue Website

Internal Revenue Service

Website of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Business resources located on the top of their webpage.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)