Five Things: Flu Shot Clinic, Land Trust

Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Jan. 15.

Community Flu Shot Clinic: If you have not gotten a flu shot yet, there will be a Community Vaccination Clinic on Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Cole Middle School. Anyone 6 months or older can get the flu shot. In addition the pneumonia and Tdap vaccines will be available. (*According to the CDC, vaccine protection for pertussis, tetanus, and diphtheria fades with time, so all adults 19 and older who have not previously received a Tdap vaccine need a booster shot. Experts recommend adults receive a tetanus and diphtheria booster [called Td] every 10 years and substitute a Tdap vaccine for one of the boosters. The dose of Tdap can be given earlier than the 10-year mark.) There is no out-of-pocket expense. If you have insurance, bring your card. If you have questions, contact the Wellness Company, 401-461-0662.

Land Trust meeting: On the agenda are updates on Boesch Farm, the Larson property, and the trail adoption program. The meeting, at Town Hall, starts at 7 p.m.

Voting on our winter Facebook cover photo ends at noon: Readers uploaded 24 photos of winter scenes in and near East Greenwich, including the picture here. Now it’s time to vote on your favorite. Click here, review the photos and leave your choice in the comments section (each photo is numbered). Voting closes at noon today.

Avenger home action: The Boys Basketball team plays Juanita Sanchez today, JV at 5:15, Varsity at 7 p.m.

On Wednesday …

Planning Board meeting: On the agenda is a preliminary plan application for the development “One American Way,” consisting of two office buildings with a total of 33,600 square feet and three additional buildings containing “industrial condominiums” off Middle Road at the end of On-Semi Way (just east of South County Trail). They will also discuss the status of the ongoing Comprehensive Plan update. The panel will meet at Town Hall at 7 p.m.


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