Monday, December 10, 2012
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Dec. 10.
Town Council–Planning Board meeting: Discussion of the town's new Comprehensive Plan. To learn more, check out this preview story. Town Council meeting: On the agenda of the regular Town Council meeting is discussion of the EG Fire District merger and a vote on the motion to direct the Town Manager and Town Solicitor to work with the Fire District to prepare legislation for a fire district merger. EG Housing Authority meeting: On the agenda is an update of the smoke-free implementation, roof replacement on Queen Street and status update on a site on Duke Street. Patch’s ‘Deck the House’ contest: The weekend is over and if your house is looking spiffy with holiday decorations, consider showing it off beyond the drive-bys. We’re looking …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
A long-time relationship if fracturing over a new EGHA requirement that London Bridge Learning Center clientele be 40 percent EGHA tenants.
The East Greenwich Housing Authority usually operates in relative obscurity, but a conflict between the federally-funded agency and London Bridge Learning Center, which uses its space free of charge, could bring it more attention. London Bridge has operated a daycare center at Marlborough Crossings, a cluster of public housing units located between Marlborough, London, and Duke streets in downtown East Greenwich. Recently, the EGHA asked London Bridge for three changes in their relationship. First, it said it would require a signed lease — up until now, there had been no written lease. Second, it told London Bridge it would have to move out of housing space the EGHA let the center expand into several years ago. Third, it required that 40 …
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
On February 16th, in honor of Valentine’s Day, the East Greenwich Housing Authority hosted a “Teddy Bear Picnic” for its youngest residents. Thanks to BankNewport’s East Greenwich Branch, the Authority was the beneficiary of 35 Teddy Bears made by children from the community who visited the Bank branch with a parent on Feb. 11to build a special Teddy Bear to be donated, while making another bear to take home to keep. A total of 70 bears were made at the event, with half being delivered to the East Greenwich Housing Authority.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, Feb. 14
Housing Authority meeting: On the agenda is the property at 2880 South County Trail. The meeting takes place at the Housing Authority’s office at 146 First Avenue at 4:15 p.m. Philosophy Club: Bob Houghtaling’s Philosophy Club for adults meets tonight with Voltaire’s Candide as the topic of discussion. From 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room at the Police Department. Main Street Association meeting: The former Downtown Planning Initiative meets tonight at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Valentine’s Day help: If you’re in need of a gift, EG Patch has a few local ideas. And, if you've got strong ideas about romantic dinner spots or want a suggestion, check out Your Pick: Best Place to Take Your Valentine in EG. Trivia Night: Every Tuesday night is …