Somerset resident Bill Greene was watching TV in his bedroom last night when a tree snapped.
Bill Greene was in bed watching TV at around 9 p.m. last night when he heard a loud snap and suddenly a large tree fell on the bedroom roof, crashing through.
New group - EGGS - is help finding lost relatives
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
- Jerry Meyer
Friday, September 30, 2011
Lynn Krim was born in East Greenwich, but left for 35 years. When she returned she got interested in tracking down her family and has been quite overwhelmed. She volunteered to help transpose some diaries for local historian Alan Clarke and was pleasantly surprised when she came across her great grandfather’s name. She knows he worked for the Madison family at what is now Goddard Park. Her grandmother was born at home in East Greenwich and that house still stands. Lynn is sorry she doesn't have more information and regrets not asking questions of her parents about the family. Tracing her history is hard work, so she is attending meetings of the recently formed East Greenwich Genealogy Society. During the Society’s recent meeting at the …
Graduates look for a job, move to start a new job, or plan on graduate school.
The rain held off for University of Rhode Island's 125th commencement ceremonies over the weekend. More than 3,200 undergraduate and 711 graduate students received degrees - and 62 of them call East Greenwich home. EG Patch talked to a few of them to find out what the future holds. The hockey player with a degree in public relations Caroline Greene, who graduated with a BA in public relations, spent much of the last year interning with the Providence Bruins. Greene played hockey at URI, so it was a good fit. Now she’s looking to find a full-time job, while continuing to work at Ulta, where she’s worked part-time throughout college. Greene said she enjoyed her time at URI, despite having come from Portsmouth Abbey, which had only 350 …