Death Of Beloved Teacher Roger Allard Saddens Community
Here’s the thing about Roger Allard – he didn’t actually teach many of the students who remember him so well. He was a special education teacher but he managed to connect with everyone at East Greenwich High School, where he spent the majority of his career.
Roger G. Allard, 70, of Tory Lane, East Greenwich, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Oct. 3. He was the husband of Paula (Minnucci) Allard, they had been married for 42 years. Born in West Warwick, a son of the late Roger A. “Nippy” and Fortunette (Levesque) Allard.
Training Pushes Police To Look Beyond Stereotypes
Lew Dodley is a very genial man, fast to smile and eager to make you feel at ease. Until suddenly he's not. Instead, he's yelling in Bert Montalban's face, telling him to shut up, then asking him why the room is a mess, then yelling again, "Shut up!" before Montalban can even begin to respond. Then, it's over and Dodley is smiling again and Montalban takes his seat with the rest of the East Greenwich police officers.
Want To Be In The Loop? Join Town's Email, Phone Services
One important lesson from the recent Kent County Water Authority E. coli water scare was the need to be able to reach people fast with the information. The Town of East Greenwich realized it needs to encourage more residents to sign up for notification services it already offers.
Police Log: Main Street Dog Owner Cited, Complicated…
Monday, Sept. 23, 8:51 a.m. – A security officer at New England Tech told police an instructor was missing a camera flash and thought it had been stolen. The flash, valued at $550, went missing Sept. 19. It had been stored in a locked cabinet.
Science NECAP Scores Drop Significantly At Hanaford, Eldredge
Science NECAP test scores for last year’s fourth graders at Hanaford and Eldredge elementary schools were markedly down, according to results released by the state last week. They pose a stark contrast to results from eighth graders at Cole Middle School and eleventh graders at East Greenwich High School.
Science NECAPs For EGHS, Cole Highest In State
Results for science NECAP tests taken last spring by Cole Middle School 8th graders and EGHS 11th graders showed marked improvement over year-before scores. The Rhode Island Department of Education released the 2013 results (seen here) last week.
Tessa Hoff, 11, Violinist, Runner … Motocross Champ
Tessa Hoff is small for her age, kind of petite. If she told you she was into ballet, you’d believe her. Instead, 11-year-old Tessa is intomotocross, a type of motorcycle racing on enclosed off-road circuits.
Local Reaction To Government Shutdown: 'Stupid,’ ‘Ridiculous,’ ‘Childish’
Norm James is not impressed. "I'm 87 years old. I've never seen anything so stupid," he said Tuesday afternoon about the impasse in Congress that's shut down the federal government.
East Greenwich Then and Now
Who was Mr. Daniel Albert Peirce? We know that he presented our library to the town years ago. But what else do we know about him? Nothing. In school, we were told a little about some of the town fathers, but Mr. Peirce wasn’t among them.
Avengers Trip Up Tiverton Tigers for 3rd Season Win
The night was perfect for football – clear & crisp with just the right hint of fall in the air. The Avengers were just leaving the field at the half with a 21:0 lead on the board. Another great group of fans were in the stands, ready to let me know that the 1st quarter had all the action … two touchdowns by Carney Crawford and a terrific interception by Andrei Stancu, who ran the ball in for a third touchdown.
Police Log: Cell Phone Assault & 2 Skipped Dinner Bills
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 4:53 p.m. – The owner of Richard’s Pub told police a man had left the restaurant without paying his $60 food bill. In the video, a large white man can be seen looking around while he was seated.