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WWII vet to soar this weekend

September 26, 2013

A local World War II veteran will be spreading his proverbial wings down to the Nation’s Capital this weekend.

Raymond Anderson, a 93-year-old East Greenwich resident who once served with the United States Navy before being honorably discharged in December of 1945, will be on a plane flying south from T.F. Green Airport to Washington, D.C. as part of the ‘Honor Flight,’ an event held by the Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs (RIAFC), this Saturday morning.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Hodgson running for Attorney General?

September 26, 2013

Could a local state senator be in the running for the Office of Attorney General in 2014?

According to previously published reports, District 35 Sen. Dawson Hodgson (R – East Greenwich, North Kingstown, South Kingstown, Narragansett) recently expressed interest in throwing his name into the ring for the state’s attorney general position, a job currently being held by Peter F. Kilmartin, next election season.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

KCWA rep: 'This hasn't happened before'

September 26, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Just one day after it issued a county-wide, boil-water advisory, Peter Masterson, the East Greenwich representative for the Kent County Water Authority, gave the East Greenwich Town Council and Interim Town Manager Thomas Coyle Monday evening an update on the status of the temporary mandate.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council hears latest update on Odeum

September 12, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — All throughout the summer months, Main Street was alive and well much ado to the many events that transpired on the small strip of Route 1 that cuts through the heart of the town, such as the ever-popular Main Street Stroll and residents just taking their own strolls up and down the street to either dine or shop.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Man charged with vandalizing catering truck

September 12, 2013

A local man was recently arrested for allegedly slicing a gas line of a catering truck owned by an area supermarket and siphoned the gasoline from the truck.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Master plan for ‘Commons at Frenchtown Road’ approved

September 12, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — A major mixed-use development that straddles two communities took another big step forward in becoming a reality in the future.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Local woman enters guilty plea for fraud

September 12, 2013

An East Greenwich woman and chief executive officer of a computer technology firm has agreed on Monday to plead guilty in connection with a multi-million dollar fraud and money laundering scheme.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EG police lieutenant convicted of assault

September 12, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — An East Greenwich police lieutenant who was arrested for using excessive force on a prisoner received his punishment last week.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

NECAP change won’t affect teacher evaluations in EG

August 29, 2013

Teachers within the East Greenwich School Department will continue to not have to worry about having students’ results from a significant standardized test determining their performances as mentors and tutors in the classroom.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Changes made to flood zones near cove

August 29, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — One potential decision by the East Greenwich Town Council could help keep some residents in low-lying areas above water in more ways than one.
Wayne Pimentel, a building official for the Town of East Greenwich, addressed the Town Council Monday evening the proposed changes to the flood ordinance entitled ‘Flood Hazard Areas,’ as well as alterations to the maps that designate the flood zones as determined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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