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Local farm recognized as best in state

August 2, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — At 86 years young, Rodney Bailey still feels like a spring chicken, rising with the sun – along with the sound of roosters – almost every day, for a period of 12 hours, to tend to his livestock that produces an abundance of milk, along with other matters that need upkeep at Bailey Brook Farm.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Natural disaster seminar helps prepare area residents

August 2, 2013

EAST GREENWICH – Celia Humphreys, merely two, woke up after a storm of fierce wind and rain to discover that a willow tree was knocked into a play area her father had built.
This was the Great Hurricane of 1938.
Humphreys shared this story, and several others, to about 40 people, a congregation of congregations, within The Westminster Unitarian Church, the first of many personal stories of fierce storm damage, rescue, recovery and preparedness during the church’s July 27 all-day storm warning symposium entitled, “Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Strolling through the heat

July 26, 2013

Despite the extremely warm temperatures during the recent heatwave, local residents filled the sidewalks along Main Street in East Greenwich for the latest Main Street Stroll.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EGFD to void deal for new lot

July 26, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — The prospects of a new East Greenwich Fire Station 1 are going to be put on the backburner for the foreseeable future.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Local carrier indicted for destroying mail

July 26, 2013

A local U.S. Postal Service letter carrier was formally indicted in connection with the missing mail incidents that have transpired recently in both North Kingstown and East Greenwich.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

After many generations, family’s bond remains strong

July 26, 2013

EXETER — Some members of the Riccio/Zenga family still can smell the wine fermenting from oak barrels that were stored in the shed near the home of Rosario Riccio and Filomena Zenga, located at 67 Queen St. in East Greenwich, after the entire family spent a whole day pressing and churning the grapes.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Firefighters give chief ‘no confidence’ vote

July 26, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — It’s been a situation that has been building and building over the last few years within the East Greenwich Fire Department and members of the East Greenwich Firefighters Union Local 3328 finally took a stance in hoping that will result in dramatic change within the department’s hierarchy.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EG lieutenant pleads not guilty

July 26, 2013

An East Greenwich police lieutenant accused of assaulting a suspect in custody stood before a judge Tuesday and entered ‘not guilty’ pleas at Kent County Courthouse.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Cooling centers a bit quiet

July 19, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Whether it’s going over to nearby Goddard Park Beach for a little swim or heading further south to catch some waves, local residents are trying to find ways to remain cool from the recent sweltering temperatures that have enveloped not just East Greenwich, but the entire state and region.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Westminster Unitarian to host emergency preparedness seminar

July 19, 2013

A free emergency preparedness seminar entitled “Hope For The Best, Prepare For The Worst: How you and your congregation can prepare for hurricanes and tornadoes” will be held at Westminster Unitarian Church, 119 Kenyon Avenue, East Greenwich, on Saturday, July 27, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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