Which Movie Do You Want The Odeum To Show?
Good news, all you movie fans – the Odeum is going to start showing movies again. Even better, they are asking EG Patch readers to vote on which movie to show first.
Olney House Science Center – A Dream Moves Slowly Toward Reality
Former Governor Don Carcieri is comfortable talking about what's been done construction-wise and what still needs to be done at the Olney House. When it comes to the science center he and his wife Sue plan to open there, however, he willingly cedes the floor.
By Sharing Technology, Town, Schools To Save $150,000
The town and the school department have come up with a way to consolidate their technology infrastructure, which has been separate up until now. The new single system will cost $150,000 less than replacing the two separate systems, Supt. Victor Mercurio told the School Committee Tuesday.
Written by Alan Clarke. The EG Historic Cemetery Cleanup Season got off to a good start last Saturday. Volunteers assembled at the Cedar Avenue cemeteries and there wasn't much to do at that location — mostly leaves and we will be having more leaves in the coming weeks. No doubt about that. So not wanting to lose momentum, we all went out to the Davis Lot on Sleepy Hollow Road off Route 2 in Sun Valley.
EG Farmers Market Moves Indoors
The East Greenwich Farmers Market closed shop for the season last week, but nearly all the vendors will be reassembling for an indoor market in the auditorium at St. Luke's Church starting Monday, Oct. 21.
Police Log: Wafting Marijuana Smell, Mysterious Package
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 7 p.m. – A King Street resident told police about a dog attacking her dog while she was walking with the dog on Duke Street. She said the other dog, a black pit bull, came out of a residence across the street and attack her dog, a white pit bull. Police spoke with the roommate of the owner dog’s owner, quarantining the dog for the next 16 days.
Two-Thirds Of EG Teachers "Highly Effective," According To Evaluations
During the first year of full implementation of teacher evaluations in Rhode Island, 72 percent of East Greenwich teachers scored "highly effective," the top possible ranking. All but one of the rest of the teachers scored "effective," with that one scoring "developing." No East Greenwich teachers scored "ineffective."
EGHS Spirit Week Has Students Scavenging This Year
If you think you still have a 2005 Fun Day EG Rec Soccer t-shirt, you might want to unearth it. There are hoards of EG teens hungry for that particular relic. Or perhaps you own a Corvette convertible. They’re looking for that too. Or you know a police officer willing to recite the Miranda Rights on video … with an EGHS student. Or maybe, just maybe, you know the answer to this riddle: “Keys open my door, but mine only make a sound.”
State's Top 2 Tennis Players Lead EG Into Playoffs
The East Greenwich High School Girls Varsity Tennis team has been killing it this year, finishing their regular season in Division I with a perfect 12-0 record. And, over the weekend, the team’s two top players met in the Singles State Championship, with Peri Sheinin beating reigning state champ Aleksandra Drljaca, 7-6, 6-4.
Raimondo On Unclaimed Properties, Sales Taxes & Payday Loans
Rhode Island Treasurer Gina Raimondo addressed a joint lunch meeting of the East Greenwich and North Kingstown Rotary clubs last week, specifically to talk about the Crime Victims Compensation Program, since October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. But Rotary members were more interested in hearing Raimondo's opinions on everything from eliminating the sales tax to state pensioners leaving Rhode Island to the black hole that is payday lending in the state.
Police Log: Fences & Dogs & Neighbors
Monday, Sept. 30, 6:36 p.m. – A Lafayette Drive resident complained to police that his neighbor had removed a fence between their properties that was on his side of the property line. He has since installed a new fence. Police said it was a civil matter; the man wanted to document the incident.