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Crawford resigns from EGSD

August 14, 2014

EAST GREENWICH — After a decade within the East Greenwich School District, one of the best administration directors in the state is moving south.
Maryanne Crawford, who has guided the School District through budgets, contracts and offered clear explanations of plans to School Committee members and the public at-large for the last 10 years as the Director of Administration, resigned from her position to accept the same job with the South Kingstown School Department.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Raptakis, Madonna compete for seat

August 14, 2014

The two candidates for the District 33 (East Greenwich, Coventry, West Greenwich) Senate seat spoke about their campaigning efforts and the platforms they will be advocating for in order help benefit the residents of the district recently. Currently, Lou Raptakis is running again as he is the District 33 Senate seat holder while Michael Madonna is his
opponent in the November election.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Internship with James Langevin widens eyes of local teens

August 14, 2014

WARWICK — Answering phone call after phone call from constituents on a regular basis regarding social and economic issues, rubbing elbows and sharing discussions with Rhode Island’s government elite and understanding and implementing policies in order to better the state as a whole are things that are all in a days’ work for Congressman James Langevin.
And two local teens are experiencing what life is really like with the United States government.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

A homecoming for Adler

August 14, 2014

Temple Torat Yisrael became more than just a second home for Dori Adler. It became a member of the family.
Growing up in Cranston with her family, Adler attended classes at the Jewish religious center and had her Bat Mitzvah there in front of her proud parents – both of whom also taught at Temple Torat Yisrael.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Lillibridge Dr. residents claim property damage

August 7, 2014

EAST GREENWICH — In August 1973, Peter and Ilene Hoffmann made the small town of East Greenwich their new home, settling on a ranch-style house at the end of a cul-de-sac on Lillibridge Drive, a quaint residence in a quiet neighborhood where the couple would raise their family over the years.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Resident suing over status with local board

August 7, 2014

A lawsuit was recently filed by an East Greenwich resident against the town he resides in claiming his membership to the Zoning Board was unlawfully voided.
According to court documents that were filed in Kent County Superior Court back on July 7, William DiStefano alleges that the Town of East Greenwich had violated the state’s Open Meetings Act by not properly posting agendas and meeting minutes, as well as “failing to give proper notice concerning the termination of DiStefano’s appointment to the Zoning Board.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Local man files suit against soccer star

August 7, 2014

PROVIDENCE — A local man has filed a complaint with U.S. District Court against a world-renowned soccer player regarding the trademark of a logo on merchandise.
Christopher Renzi, reportedly of East Greenwich, is suing Real Madrid and Portuguese National Team captain Cristiano Ronaldo and Denmark-based JBS Textile Group over the use of the “CR7” emblem, a logo that the star athlete, according to court documents, was hoping to inscribe on a new underwear line that would be released in the United States in the very near future.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Lemonade fundraiser a success

August 7, 2014

EAST GREENWICH — Every year during the summer months, students at Stork’s Nest Child Academy on South County Trail learn valuable life lessons through the simple means of offering someone a small glass of lemonade.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council OKs ballot questions

August 7, 2014

EAST GREENWICH — Members of the East Greenwich Town Council formally approved three questions related to proposed amendments to the Town Charter during the Council’s July 28 meeting at Town Hall, inquiries that will be placed on the upcoming ballot for the November general elections.
The biggest question on the ballot, of course, is whether or not the Town of East Greenwich should abolish the financial town meeting, the formal confab where the public approves the annual fiscal budget.

For more of this story pick up a copy of The East Greenwich Pendulum.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Emergency personnel earn promotions

July 31, 2014

EAST GREENWICH — Four emergency service members not only rose through the ranks of their respective departments, but the majority of them also continued family traditions in the process.
In front of friends, family and proud residents at Town Hall Monday evening, Stephen Garrett and Michael Monaghan each were sworn in as lieutenant for the East Greenwich Police Department and the East Greenwich Fire Department, respectively, while Glen Terilli was promoted to sergeant of the EGPD and Andrew Campbell became a permanent member of the EGFD.

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