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Edens Unveils Facelift Plans for East Greenwich Square
Officials from Edens, the developer and owner of East Greenwich Square, unveiled plans to give the shopping center a facelift to the Town Council on Monday.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Police Log: Car Damaged, Van Damaged, Purse Stolen
CAR DAMAGED On March 4, a Middle Road man told police that someone smashed the front passenger window to his Toyota.
Police Responding to Rash of Scam and Fraud Reports
To get a sense of how the increasing prevalence of scams and frauds is affecting law enforcement, look no further East Greenwich, where police responded to six reports of scams or frauds last week alone.
East Greenwich Player Overcomes Cancer and Returns for State Tournament
As the East Greenwich Avengers prepare to battle Hendricken in the Boys State Basketball Tournament, one member of the team has already won a major battle as he returns to the line-up.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Town Councilor Charged with Domestic Simple Assault
An East Greenwich Town Councilor is facing charges of domestic simple assault and domestic disorderly conduct.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Should Kindergarteners use iPads in the Classroom?
Should iPads be used in the classroom? What if the students are five-years-old and they're in kindergarten for just two-and-a-half hours a day? That's a question posed by East Greenwich School Committee Vice Chairwoman Dr. Deidre Gifford at Tuesday night's School Committee meeting moments before they adopted a $35.6 million budget .
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Police Log: Missing Xanax, DUIs, Fraudulent Speedy Cash Loan
SHOPLIFTING North Kingstown Police charged Doreen Anne O'Malley, 46, with shoplifting Feb. 25 for allegedly stealing $285 worth of items from the Kohl's on Gate Road.
Police Bust Two Men in Crest Whitestrips Theft and Return Scheme
Two area men are facing felony shoplifting charges for stealing boxes and boxes of Crest Whitestrips and it wasn't so they could have gleaming smiles.
Coventry Man Cited for Pot Possession
East Greenwich Police charged 20-year-old Benjamin G. Smith, of 16 Kiley Way, Coventry, with marijuana possession Feb. 27 after a car he was riding in was pulled over for speeding on Crompton Road at around 6:30 p.m. Police said Smith was a front seat passenger in the car, which reeked like burnt marijuana, according to a police report.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Short Story Earns Cole Middle School Student a Silver Key
An East Greenwich middle school student's creative writing has earned her a prominent award and recognition from the School Committee, who read her a commendation at Tuesday night's School Committee meeting.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Visiting foreign students make for cultural experience at Pilgrim
GIRL TALK: Pilgrim junior Aislinn Curry, Pilgrim senior Brianna Tuscani, Carolina Nunez of Portugal, Corina Schoenberger of Switzerland, Ana Carrillo of Colombia, Paula Valverde of Spain and Pilgrim junior Hailey Puco chatted, laughed and snapped pictures like any group of teenage girls at the AFS Club Exchange Student Meet and Greet at Pilgrim ... (more)
Officer Puts Down Suffering Deer
An East Greenwich Police officer had to take the life of a a deer that was struck by a car on Frenchtown Road recently.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
EG Animal Protection League is Searching for New Home
The East Greenwich Animal Protection League is asking for help in the search for a new home.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
One Dead in Fast-Moving Fire
A man is dead after an intense blaze that engulfed the house at 290 Knotty Oak Road Sunday night.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
RI lawmaker pitches tax cut for new businesses
The bill from Republican state Rep. Anthony Giarrusso of East Greenwich would also extend the seven-year tax exemption to new startup businesses.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Senate Passes Raptakis Murder Bill
The Rhode Island Senate today approved legislation that will require individuals convicted of first- or second-degree murder to serve as least 50 percent of a sentence prior to being eligible for parole.
State Police Charge EG Contractor with Obtaining Money under False Pretenses
The Rhode Island State Police have arrested a 56-year-old East Greenwich contractor for obtaining money under false pretenses.
Hennedy Lauded for Affordable Housing Work
The East Greenwich Town Council on Monday lauded Marie Hennedy, a fixture on town issues and president of the local chapter of the League of Women Voters, for her time served on the Affordable Housing Commission.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Police: 18-Year-Old Drives 110 mph Drunk on Rt. 4, Causes Two Accidents
East Greenwich Police charged an 18-year-old Scituate man with driving under the influence and reckless driving after he reportedly was clocked speeding upwards of 110 mph while drunk on Route 4. Police said Drew Manish, 18, of 80 Moswansicut Lake Drive, Scituate, eventually lost control of his 2005 Nissan Altima and crashed into a telephone pole ... (more)
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Moses Brown Students Nominated for National Scholarships
Four members of the school's class of 2014 have been selected as candidates for the Presidential Scholar Program.