Friday Jul 18
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)
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Friday Jul 18
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.
Friday Jul 18
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.
Summer Concert Thursday Features Chicago Tribute Band
Come on down to the Academy Field for this week's summer concert performance. The East Greenwich Parks & Recreation Dept.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Featured Home: Spread your Wings at 55 Osprey Drive
OK, the wallpaper might not be your thing, but it's a cosmetic detail that can be changed as soon as the keys are dropped into your hand at closing time.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Single and Bar Scene not for You? Try the Book Scene in EG
This might be you. You're single and the thought of going to a bar and trying to meet someone is dreadful.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
'We Know We're Right,' says EG Auctioneer Sued by Academy for Selling Oscar
A spotlight shined on East Greenwich last week when Briarbrook Auctions sold a 1942 Oscar for $79,200 .
Investigation Reveals Extensive Drug Dealing at East Greenwich Farms
Crazy Monkey. Bizzarro. Scooby Snax. K-2. Amphetamines. They are all illegal narcotics, most synthetic cannabinoids, and along with milk, eggs and a pack of cigarettes, they were just a few of the products being sold out of East Greenwich Farms on Main Street for months.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Troop 1 Scouts Earn Eagle Scout Rank
East Greenwich Boy Scout Troop 1 held its Eagle Scout Court of Honor Sunday June 29 at Cole Middle School in East Greenwich.