Thursday, December 27, 2012
Tyler's house in Coventry is in SECOND PLACE and voting ends Friday at noon – please vote (you can vote every 24 hours, fyi!).
It's getting down to the wire – but Tyler Horrock's house in Coventry is very much in the running to earn a whopping $100,000 for Coventry public schools. Tyler's house, and Stanley Marion's house on Wanton Shippee here in East Greenwich, are both in the finals for Patch's Deck The House contest. Stanley's house will always be our favorite, but the good news is that you can love – and vote for – both! The contest ends Friday, Dec. 28, at noon, so now is the time. Tyler's house is in second place, behind a house in Georgia. Let's close that gap! Here's what Tyler told Coventry Patch Editor Lauren Costa in November about his display – what he calls the "Crazy Christmas House": "I start in August by preparing the yard, cutting overgrown …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
We’re launching our annual Deck the House Contest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in America – the best “decked” house in the country –the one home so spectacularly decorated that everyone in town jokes your holiday decorations could rival Rockefeller Center’s. If this sounds like your house, upload a photo or video of your home to our contest page from Nov. 26 to Dec. 16 to http://deckthehouse.patch.com/contest/eastgreenwich/entry Only residents of Patch towns are eligible to enter. We’ll select 24 regional finalists, and from them, pick one grand-prize winner. Patch will pay up to $500 of the utility bill for each finalist, while our national winner will have $100,000 donated to his or her local school district. So, …
Cassandra Albergaria, who works at Coleman Realtors in East Greenwich, is one of five contestants in The Rhode Show competition for next year's host.
Cassandra Albergaria positively exudes enthusiasm. It's paid off in her quest to be the next host for The Rhode Show. One of five finalists, Albergaria will find out Monday, Dec. 10, if she gets the nod. Albergaria, born and raised in South Kingstown, lives in Cranston. But she works at Coleman Realtors in East Greenwich and we met last Thursday at the Holiday Stroll. Albergaria was canvassing many of the shops on Main Street to tell them about The Rhode Show contest and to encourage them to vote for her. "I love just popping into all the stores on Main Street," she said Monday. It's a big week for Albergaria. On Thursday she co-hosts the show, complete with ear piece and teleprompter. It sounds scary but Albergaria refuses to be …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Do you have a photo of a Halloween pumpkin that you or your kids just decorated? Upload it now for your chance to win a $25 dollar gift card!
Oh my gourd! Halloween is almost here. This year, Patch wants to see how you've decorated the pumpkins in your home for this spooktacular holiday! Submit a photo of your creepy or creatively decorated pumpkin for your chance to win a $25 dollar gift card! The contest starts Monday, Oct. 15. Enter as many photos as you'd like. The winner of the pumpkin contest will be announced on Halloween and chosen by Patch staff. To upload your photo, just sign in to Patch, click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button on this article, choose a photo you'd like to submit, add a caption, and save. For full contest rules, see the .PDF document attached. Please be sure to include your name and e-mail address with your submission. So what are you waiting …
Monday, October 15, 2012
We're searching for the best Halloween Costume in America. Enter yourself or your kids for a chance to win $5,000.
Monday, October 15, 2012
It doesn’t matter if you’re Lady Gaga or Lady Liberty for Halloween—if you have an awesome costume, showcase your creation in our Best Halloween Costume in America Contest. Last year, the headless boy from Wyckoff, NJ, won. This year, it could be you. Enter our contest for a chance to win the $5,000 grand prize! Adults and children are eligible to enter. Parents can post costume photos of themselves and their families from this Halloween or from years past. Here’s how to enter: Simply click the green "Upload Your Photos and Videos" button above and upload your image (but first make sure you’re a registered Patch user). Then add a caption with the name of the person in the photo and a description of the costume. To add a caption, click “…
Friday, December 16, 2011
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, Dec 16.
EG Patch Office Hours: This morning you’ll find me at Custom House from 9:30 to 11. Got a bone to pick with something we’ve published? Or maybe you just want to share some holiday love. Either way, you know where I am, so come on down! OLM Christmas Pageant: There’s nothing like a Christmas pageant to bring some meaning to the season. Come celebrate with the Our Lady of Mercy students as they entertain us with the sounds of Christmas! At the church starting at 7 p.m. EG Art Club’s Members Show: The show takes place at the Warwick Public Library for most of December but today and tomorrow there are special showings from 2 to 4 p.m., with artists on hand to speak with guests. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Avenger Sports: The EGHS Girls…