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Officials to tackle prescription drug issue

July 9, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — Prescription medication is vital for people who are ailing with various health reasons so they can get back onto their feet and regain some normalcy.

However, there has been a significant rise in prescription drug abuse around the area, East Greenwich included, and local officials want to rectify the problem as quick as possible before the problem becomes uncontrollable.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Watson lauded for work in EG

June 24, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — His loud, boisterous voice and unique personal delivery during heated debates inside the State House trying to benefit the taxpayers for both East Greenwich and West Greenwich have been some of the hallmarks for Rep. Robert A. Watson over the last two decades.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Local resident receives high-school diploma after long wait

June 24, 2012

Back in 1932, just mere months before his fellow classmates walked on Graduation Day at Classical High School, Everett Sunderland left the institution prematurely to enlist in the United States Navy as a radio operator.

Ever since, Sunderland always said that he would return home.

On June 5, after an eight-decade wait, the 96-year-old Navy veteran who has resided in East Greenwich since 1972 at long last received his high-school diploma from Classical in front of friends, family and a vociferous contingent of graduates representing the Class of 2012.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EGFD budget passes

June 24, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — The votes from the large contingent at Monday’s Fire Commission Budget meeting to approve the upcoming budget for the East Greenwich Fire District was the same as the name of the community center the meeting took place at.

Swift.

With only two ‘nay’ votes from the 50-plus in attendance on Monday, the budget for the 2013 fiscal year of $5,499,124 for the East Greenwch Fire District was approved after a brief presentation by the Fire Commission in a meeting that took a little over an hour.

Read all about it in the June 21 Pendulum.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Bishop to run for Council

June 24, 2012

With his term as chairperson on the East Greenwich Planning Board about to come to a close, Bradford Bishop still wants to be headstrong in helping out the town that he’s called home since 2003.

After spending the last few months thinking long and hard on what direction he wants to take his political career, the 54-year-old native of Connecticut wants to set his sights on having a seat at the highest level of government in town.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Meadowbrook Farms has new leader

June 24, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — Sitting in front of the members of the East Greenwich School Committee on Tuesday night near the stage at Cole Middle School, Neil Marcaccio looked at the members the same way as he did at a slew of presents underneath a Christmas tree as a child.

It wasn’t quite the same as physically unwrapping the gifts on Christmas for the North Kingstown native, but when Committee chairperson Deidre Gifford said “congratulations,” the elation upon receiving a present was just the same.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EG police apprehend three for burglary

May 30, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — In a matter of two hours, local police may have solved the mystery of multiple break-ins within a local community with the apprehension of three suspects late last week.

East Greenwich Police, along with the assistance of several local departments – including the State Police – arrested three burglars who were at-large a couple of hours after they broke into the residence at 1895 Middle Rd. early Friday morning.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Soccer helped keep Ling focused

May 30, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — When the life of a typical senior became hectic for Daniel Ling – finding the right college to attend, earning the highest grade possible in all of his classes, etc. – the valedictorian for East Greenwich High School found solace in one small place.

Actually, that place is about 120 yards in length and 80 yards in width, complete with two goals on opposite ends of the field.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Ben Pallant was never afraid to experiement

May 30, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — Benjamin Pallant never had any fear of trying things that would make him afraid at first.

During his final year as a high-school student, the salutatorian at East Greenwich High School took to the stage for the first time back in the winter, playing the role of Sir Harry in the Drama Club’s winter production of “Once Upon A Mattress.” One of the driving forces for him to shine – and sing – under the bright lights was because his sister had done numerous plays in the past at the school.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Sequino to help 'The City On The Move'

May 30, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — William Sequino has spent close to a quarter century making sure that the Town of East Greenwich remains afloat financially and be one of the more thriving communities in Rhode Island.

Now, the Town Manager will have quite the challenge on his hands, along with four others, to prevent “The City On The Move” from moving further down the financial drain.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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