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Land Trust announces trail program

September 24, 2012

In conjunction with the Town of East Greenwich, the East Greenwich Municipal Land Trust recently announced a new Trail Adoption Program (TAP), which is now open for local organizations that are looking to promote community service, as well as engage in the town’s natural beauty within the civic level.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Campaigns wind down for GOP candidates

September 10, 2012

One owns his own insurance agency. One is a technical writer. One owns a jewelry manufacturing company in Johnston.

But all will be united on a ballot for both the Town of East Greenwich and a small portion of the Town of West Greenwich to decide which GOP member will challenge for the District 30 seat in the state’s House of Representatives this coming Tuesday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Prostitute arrested by EG Police

September 10, 2012

East Greenwich police recently made an arrest of a woman who was involved in a prostitution act on Long Street.

Marissa Rose Anderson, 21, of 296 Lincoln Ave., Fall River, Mass., was placed into custody on Aug. 28 by officers after she was caught in an undercover sting after receiving the initial call from an acquaintance in Massachusetts a couple days prior.

Read all about it in the Sept. 6 edition of The Pendulum.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

School renovations progressing

September 10, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — School Superintendent Victor Mercurio knew that a lot of work needed to be done in a short amount of time when it came to the first stage of the renovation process with Meadowbrook Farms Elementary School.

But the veteran educator, who is entering his third year in charge of the East Greenwich School District, was pleasantly surprised – bordering on shocked – as to how much progress was made at the old institution on Chestnut Drive.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Bishop selected to fill Council seat

August 6, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — Bradford Bishop’s potential new career as a public servant for the town got a bit of a head start.

Bishop, who announced his candidacy for a seat on the Town Council back in late June for this coming election, will serve as a temporary member after being unanimously appointed by the Council following Monday’s meeting at Town Hall.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Toddler nearly drowns at Greenwich Club

August 6, 2012

EAST GREENWICH —It’s been five years since Paul Donnelly has been manager at the Greenwich Club and, in that time, he never received a scare quite like the one he had last Friday.

Nerves were extremely rattled at the exclusive club located at 5426 Post Rd. last week on the part of both workers and members alike when a two-year-old infant was found floating in a pool during the late-morning hours.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town Councilor Henry Boezi dies

July 28, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — Every two weeks throughout the calendar year, Town Council president Michael Isaacs would always see his comrade, Henry V. Boezi, to his left while conducting normal business within a particular Town Council meeting.

On Monday, Isaacs looked to his left, but unfortunately saw an empty seat and had he, along with the other members of the East Greenwich Town Council – and the Town, itself, for that matter – had just as empty of a feeling within.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Tight schedules result in strong product

July 28, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — After the cast and crew completed one of the first takes of the new film, “Self Storage,” actor Michael Berryman walked over to young local actor – and director of the project – Tom DeNucci and asked to see the playback of the finished scene.

DeNucci, who is making his directorial debut along with starring in the story, felt at that point that the test was on once a Hollywood veteran of the horror genre made the request to view the work.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

E.G. Troop 2 reaches milestone

July 28, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — The Rev. Elmer West, along with seven men, put together a new Boy Scout troop that would meet at his congregation, First Baptist Church, in the hopes that the young boys would become leaders within their community back in 1922.

Little did Rev. West realize how much his troop would thrive in the following decades and better communities not only within East Greenwich, but around the world.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Youths thrive at conference

July 28, 2012

SMITHFIELD — Almost a quarter century ago, the first premise of the Youth-to-Youth Conference was to deter high-school kids from getting involved with drugs and alcohol and running into problems in conjunction with the two.

Now, even with some former participants coming back to help volunteer and guide the current youth, they are even amazed as to how much the event has expanded and shines more light on other issues.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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