Tuesday Jul 29
Call goes out for decendents of those who served in Civil War
SOLDIERS: Kentish Guards, soldiers in the Civil War, stand together in this old photograph.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Middle Road Bridge Work is On Time, Will Open at End of August
Work is progressing on the Middle Road Bridge in East Greenwich and the project is on time and traffic should soon start flowing once again by the end of August.
Police Log: 18-Year-Old Charged with DUI, EGPD Catch Wanted Rape Suspect
POSSIBLE SCAM A Cumberland man looking for a place to rent told East Greenwich Police on July 14 that someone was using a property on Sleepy Hollow Road in a craigslist ad in what appeared to be a scam.
EG Writer Releases First Novel
East Greenwich's John Butziger has released The Second Tree - an action thriller that contains "a potent mix of adventure, conspiracy and the mystical."
The Courthouse Center for the Arts Presents UNDERLAND, 8/7-17
The Courthouse Center for the Arts, located in the historic Washington County Courthouse in West Kingston, RI is proud to present their production of "UNDERLAND"a musical by best selling author Jodi Picoult and her son James Van Lee r with music by Ellen Wilber.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Police Say Serial Fake Prescription Suspect Targeted Eg CVS
A man arrested for passing fake Oxycodone prescriptions in Johnston and Warwick recently could be facing additional charges out of East Greenwich after he allegedly committed similar crimes at the CVS on Main Street.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
A summer challenge for kids to be leaders
There were no complaints and, surprisingly, no sighs of relief from the group, where the girls outnumber boys sitting at a ring of tables at Buttonwoods Community Center.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Broken Tail Light Leads Police to Shrooms, Pot, Pills
East Greenwich Police charged a 24-year-old Warwick man with two felony drug charges after officers found Adderall pills a bag of psilocybin mushrooms, an illegal hallucinogenic, in his car during a traffic stop on July 10. Police said Juan A. Gonzalez, 24, of 114 Peabody Drive, Warwick, was stopped on Post Road at around 6:30 p.m. after an officer ... (more)
Dogs on Main was a Barking Success
Great weather led to a great Dogs on Main Stroll Thursday night in East Greenwich, attracting hordes of people and pooches to shop, eat, walk and enjoy everything Main Street has to offer.
Police Log: Flag Stolen, DUI, Man Attacks with Cooler, Quarrel after Dog Mounts Dog
UNPATRIOTIC THEFT A King Street resident told police on July 8 that someone stole his American flag on June 30. Police said the resident noticed the flag missing after the fact and in a security video, the suspect was seen unscrewing a bolt, leaving, and coming back a short time later to take the flag.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Mastronardi to Serve 30 Months Home Confinement for Embezzling from Elderly Woman
An East Greenwich woman and former lawyer who was charged with embezzling nearly $130,000 from an elderly woman will serve 30 months of home confinement and pay full restitution after pleading no contest to the embezzlement and elder exploitation charges on Wednesday.
Town Celebrates new Police and Fire Deputy Chiefs
The East Greenwich Town Council on Monday held a swearing-in ceremony for two members of the town's police and fire departments who were each promoted to the rank of deputy chief from the rank of lieutenant.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Hill District Cleanup Planned Sat. July 19 - Come on Out
It's time to strap on the gloves, shake out some trash bags and get East Greenwich's historic Hill district in ship shape! The event is sponsored by the town and the Main Street Association of East Greenwich and volunteers will meet in the Academy Field parking lot at around 9 a.m. and "spread out from there," said Juliana M. Berry King, municipal ... (more)
Cranston Man Charged in Housesitting Theft
A 22-year-old Cranston man is facing larceny charges in connection with the early-July theft of an Xbox, video games, $500 cash and other items from an Empress Drive house left in the care of a 17-year-old girl while the owners were away on vacation.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Researchers using Bugs to Fight Invasive Plant in Cranston, EG
In select spots in Cranston, East Greenwich and Hopkinton, an army of tiny weevils are munching on a feast of mile-a-minute, an aggressive non-native plant with Far East origins that has been steadily encroaching native habitats in Rhode Island.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Young Conservationists to Help Clear Brush, Invasives, at Briggs-Boesch Farm
Briggs-Boesch Farm will get some help with the removal of invasive plants and brush this week, thanks to a group of workers from the Rhode Island Youth Conservation League.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
EG's Berry is Quinnipiac's New Registrar
Joshua Berry, of East Greenwich, R.I., has been appointed university registrar at Quinnipiac University .
Thu Jul 10, 2014
EG's John DePetro Wins Best Talk Show in RI Monthly Contest
Love him or hate him, there's no doubt John DePetro knows how to stir and engage his audience.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Police Log: House-Sitting Fail, Forklift Accident, Attempted Break-In
DOG BITE On June 30, a High Hawk Road woman told police that her adopted dog bit her daughter causing a minor injury.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
EG Police: Please Lock your Cars at Night
East Greenwich Police are reminding residents to keep their cars locked up at night.