1 hr ago
#3 East Greenwich: RI's Best Communities 2013
The 8th oldest community in the state, East Greenwich is the West Bay heavyweight with a quaint main street and its own underappreciated waterfront.
19 hrs ago
Homeowners Near Cole Want Tax Assessments To Go To Zero
The owners of three houses on Sarah's Trace who want their tax assessments dropped to zero are asking the Town Council to allow their tax assessment appeals to be heard again by the East Greenwich Board of Assessors, following what their lawyer argues was unfair treatment.
20 hrs ago
State Police Log, June 2013: Assault, Shoplifting and More
Wickford Barracks On June 3, at 2:41 a.m., Troopers, arrested Ashley Goodhart, 25, of 57 Princeton Ave., Coventry, RI on a Third Division District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for a Technical Violation on the charge of Domestic Assault out of the West Warwick Police Department.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Town Council Approves 6-Month Moratorium On Wind Turbines
In a 5-0 vote Monday night, the Town Council approved a six-month moratorium on all wind turbines while a more-permanent ordinance is drafted, recommended by the town's Planning Board .
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Bridge Grows Through Acquisition
East Greenwich, RI June 17, 2013 - Bridge Technical Talent, a Rhode Island-based Information Technology staffing firm, announces today that it has acquired BPS Becker Professional Search, Inc. The acquisition of BPS is part of an overall growth strategy for Bridge.
Former Sen. Blais' Pharmacist License Revoked by HEALTH Director
Effective immediately, the RI Department of Health Director Michael Fine has ordered the revocation of the pharmacist license of former state Senator Leo Blais .
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Five Things: Happy Father's Day
Happy Father's Day! We have two Father's Day posts for today, a video - " What I learned from my dad " - and a complilation of readers' thoughts about their dad.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Pet of the Week: Sauvignon
This beauty is Sauvignon, the young mother of the wine kittens. She is a gray tabby who is a little shy, but warms up with the right attention and love.
Five Things: Civil War Encampment At New England Tech
Cancer walk/run: The Second Annual Esophageal Cancer Walk/Run takes place today at Warwick City Park at 9 a.m. Cost is $25 the day of the walk; children 12 and under and pets walk free.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
'Self Storage' Horror Film Producer Announces Plans for Sequel
Film producer Chad A. Verdi has announced his intentions for the sequel to "Self Storage," a horror movie released earlier this year starring Eric Roberts, Jonathan Silverman and Michael Berryman.
Only 31 Attend Financial Town Meeting; 2014 Budget Passes By Default
It's quite possible there were more nonresidents than residents at Tuesday night's annual Financial Town Meeting at the high school.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Five Things: Jazzy Stroll Tonight, Civil War Reenactment Saturday
Main Street "Jazz" Stroll: Thursday's stroll is titled "Jazz on Main," because there will be several different jazz groups playing up and down Main Street in celebration of the Stroll's 10th anniversary.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
EG's First Jewish Temple, Torat Yisrael, Is Dedicated
The congregation of Torat Yisrael is home again. Several years after deciding to move from its longtime home in Cranston, Temple Torat Yisrael's new house of worship on Middle Road in East Greenwich was dedicated Sunday afternoon.
Sequino Taking New Job, Revenue Seeks New Budget Commission Chair
Bill Sequino has a new job as executive director of the RI Clean Water Finance Agency, and the Department of Revenue is looking for a new Woonsocket Budget Commission chairman.
Union official arrested, resigns after fight
The secretary of Rhode Island's largest teachers union has resigned after being arrested following a fight at a union meeting inside an East Greenwich restaurant.
67-Foot-Tall Radio Antenna Upsets Neighbors
James Setzler is serious about his ham radio avocation. So serious, in fact, that he recently replaced a large antenna afixed to the side of his house on Sylvan Drive with an even larger antenna - this one reaching 67 feet into the air - held in place with stantions bolted to concrete footings at three corners of his property.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Planning Board Hears Testimony On 'Frenchtown Commons' Master Plan
The night before the East Greenwich Planning Board heard testimony on "The Commons at Frenchtown Road," the North Kingstown Planning Commission approved the master plan for the same development.
Union Official Arrested At Harbourside
Police arrested Louis G. Rainone, 58, of Ausdale Road in Cranston, for assault after an incident Friday afternoon at the Harbourside Restaurant.
More Heavy Rain on Deck For Next Two Days
The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a flood watch for East Greenwich and much of the Southern New England area starting tonight and lasting through Tuesday evening.