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Letter details issues with district

October 27, 2014

EAST GREENWICH- The East Greenwich School Committee met Tuesday night, where a letter was read on behalf of a concerned Ad Hoc Committee member.
The concerns expressed were that of Kristin Lehoullier, member of the Ad Hoc Committee focusing on the Strategic Plan. An audience member spoke up in public comment on behalf of Lehoullier who couldn't attend the meeting herself, reading a letter Lehoullier wrote expressing her concerns about the answers School Committee candidates gave at the debate held last week regarding the strategic plan.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Rhode Island author in EG tonight

October 23, 2014

A Rhode Island author is opening the eyes of others through his recently self-published book, “THE WORLD is (Y)OURS”, a story of his personal awakening that encourages readers to be awakened themselves.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Forum discusses all-day kindergarten

October 16, 2014

EAST GREENWICH-Town residents had the chance to voice their opinion Tuesday night at a well-attended public forum discussing all day kindergarten in the East Greenwich School District.
Superintendent Victor Mercurio answered questions from many concerned parents and teachers regarding the subject that an Ad Hoc Committee has been studying for months. However, the biggest question of how much implementing all day kindergarten would cost, remained unanswered.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EG Photo takes another shot at Main Street

October 16, 2014

EAST GREENWICH- Soon to celebrate 38 years of doing business, East Greenwich Photo has found a new home on Main Street, offering a convenient location for customers.
Photographer Soozie Sundlun has been capturing moments in the lives of her customers for over three decades, and will continue to do so in their new, smaller studio, where they started years ago.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Four East Greenwich artists to open studio doors

October 16, 2014

EAST GREENWICH- For the sixth year, artists will open their doors to the public during the West Bay Open Studios Tour, featuring four East Greenwich artists.
The free and self-guided tour features studios in East Greenwich, Warwick, Exeter, North Kingstown and Saunderstown, giving the public a chance to meet the artists and experience their artistic process.
The East Greenwich Artists participating are Marjorie Ball, Alice Benvie-Gebhart, Nancy Gaucher-Thomas and Jane Parillo-Rollins, each offering a different type of art to the tour.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EGHS begins blended learning semester

October 9, 2014

EAST GREENWICH-More than 700 Chromebooks were distributed at East Greenwich High School at the end of September, putting an end to over two years of research leading to the decision.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town Council again talks wind energy

October 9, 2014

EAST GREENWICH- The East Greenwich Town Council amended the town municipal code Monday night, further changing the standards pertaining to Wind Energy Facilities.
What was supposed to be a third reading of the amendments made to the code turned into another change, moving the third public reading to the next town council meeting on Oct. 27.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

School committee discusses mental health

October 9, 2014

EAST GREENWICH-The East Greenwich School District is making strides towards healthier and happier students with the help of their Mental Health Assessment that was discussed at the meeting Tuesday night.
In 2013 the East Greenwich School Committee agreed to create a subcommittee to exclusively focus on the mental health of students in the district. After many revisions, a discussion was held at the meeting regarding the Mental Health Assessment and any further suggestions.  

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Remembering Victoria Sousa five years later

October 9, 2014

EAST GREENWICH - A local family will honor the lost life of a loved one by holding a 5K Road Race on Oct. 25 in her memory, remembering her in an encouraging way.  
Almost five years after Victoria Sousa passed away of the H1N1 Flu Virus at the age of 12, her family and friends cherish her memory with the Victoria Sousa Foundation, whose mission is “to help children achieve goals that we know Victoria would have accomplished herself,” in addition to raising awareness about the flu and flu prevention.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Blessing of the animals this weekend

October 2, 2014

Saturday, Oct. 4, Saint Luke's Church will host a Blessing of the Animals featuring a musical program and blessing of your beloved pets at 10:30 a.m.. Jacqueline Devillers and fellow musicians will perform music that invokes animals. This is a rain or shine event that will take place in the garden if weather permits, or otherwise in the downstairs dining room. Enjoy some music and bring your pets for a blessing. The Blessing of the Animals at Saint Luke's Church is located at 99 Peirce St., East Greenwich.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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