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Annual drug report released

July 12, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Bob Houghtaling, the director of the East Greenwich Drug Program, released last Friday an official report detailing the total number of individuals that were seen regarding both substance abuse and mental health issues over the course of the last 12 months.
The information, dated as of June 30, in the report shows that 202 total clients went through the Drug
Program this past year – 100 of them under the age of 21 – and compares what occurred within the 2013 fiscal year to a three-year average dating back to 2011.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Missing mail baffles residents

July 5, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Julie Daynor, a resident of King Street who works at East Greenwich Oil on Main Street, said she had never gone a day without receiving mail in the 30-plus years she has resided in her neighborhood.
That, however, changed in peculiar fashion when Daynor’s mailbox, along with the mailboxes of her neighbors, would remain empty for a couple days at a time.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Bomb threat at area eatery

July 5, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — East Greenwich Police responded to a report of a bomb threat at Blu on the Water on Water Street late Friday evening.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EG man killed in weekend crash

July 5, 2013

An East Greenwich man was killed Saturday morning in a single-car crash on Route 195 in Providence.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town manager search begins

June 29, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — William Sequino announced during the Town Council’s June 17 meeting at Swift Community Center that the job posting for town manager in East Greenwich has been posted to the Town’s official website.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town Council approves non-police employee contract

June 29, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Members of the East Greenwich Town Council formally approved the new agreement that covers non-police employees between the Town and the International Brotherhood of Police Officers Local 472 Tuesday evening in a brief session at Town Hall.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

New mental health policy introduced

June 29, 2013

Schools hope to improve wellbeing of students by offering needed assistance

EAST GREENWICH — School Committee member Carolyn Mark, who also helps lead the Health and Wellness Committee, introduced a revised version of the proposed mental health policy at the School Committee’s June 18 meeting at Cole Middle School.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Wylie stepping down as NE Tech’s provost

June 29, 2013

Outgoing administrator helped expand, add programs over nine-year period

EAST GREENWICH — Dr. Thomas Wylie has always been fond of being a consultant and wanting to take on new and exciting challenges.
As of the end of this month, Wylie will be doing both.
Wylie, who has served as Senior Vice President and Provost at the New England Institute of Technology for the last nine years, will be retiring from the college and pursuing higher education consulting services with his own company that he just launched, Thomas Wylie Consulting, out of Bradford, Mass.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Shaken All Over? Homeowners at odds with Town

June 28, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Six area homeowners who reside on Sarah’s Trace are involved in two separate legal battles with the Town of East Greenwich regarding significant issues to their respective properties.

EG police officers honored for heroism

June 25, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Five members of the East Greenwich Police Department were given a hero’s honor for their part in helping save the life of a local resident from possible Carbon Monoxide poisoning in her own home.
Lt. Brian Clement, Sgt. Stephen Garrett, Patrolmen David Petrucci and John Allen and Dispatcher James Aveyard were recognized at Swift Community Center Monday evening by Town officials and East Greenwich Police Chief Thomas Coyle for their heroism on the morning of March 1.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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