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Robbery suspects arrested

February 11, 2013

Two men charged in multiple hold-ups, including one in EG

Two men were arrested last Wednesday by local police in conjunction with a pair of robberies in both North Kingstown and East Greenwich earlier in the week.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Giarrusso wins District 30 seat

November 8, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — For the last 20 years, a Republican has held the District 30 House of Representatives and that trend will continue after the final votes were tallied at the state’s Board of Elections on Thursday afternoon.

Anthony Giarrusso, an East Greenwich resident who is the CEO of a jewelry company in Johnston, officially won the District 30 seat that was held by Robert A. Watson for two decades in what was an extremely close race.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Fire merger referendum passes

November 8, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — The process of altering a form of town government that has been in place since John Adams was president took its first step to possibly becoming a reality Tuesday night.

By an overwhelming majority, Question 8, a non-binding referendum which asked residents if they want the East Greenwich Fire District to merge with the Town, passed with 65.3 percent of the vote.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Gifford, new faces earn seats on EGSC

November 8, 2012

With three seats to fill, the town of East Greenwich voted back in the current chairperson, while also inviting two new faces to join the East Greenwich School Committee.

Five candidates campaigned with newcomer Democrat Carolyn Mark just edging Democrat and current Chairperson Deidre S. Gifford for the highest number of votes Tuesday night.

The third highest count went to another newcomer Republican Clark R. Smith.

Newcomers Independent Domenic Marcone and Eugene P. Quinn were unsuccessful in their bids for seats on the committee.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town Council remains intact

November 8, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — There were some changes in various elections within the town Tuesday evening. But one area of government will remain the same for the next two years.

The Town Council.

All five sitting members of the Council – all Republicans – earned new two-year terms after Tuesday’s general election, with one earning his first official term and will be at the forefront of making decisions that will affect East Greenwich going forward.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EG Veteran's Day parade this Sunday

November 8, 2012

The East Greenwich Veteran's Day parade will commence at 2 p.m. on Sunday starting from Academy Field, march through First Avenue and conclude at Town Hall on Main Street.

The Grand Marshall for this year's parade will be Bill Stott, a local veteran of the United States Navy.

The Kentish Guards, the Varnum Continentals, the Pawtuxet Rangers and the East Greenwich High School Band will also be marching in Sunday's parade.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Charity road race returning in November

September 24, 2012

Locals will, once again, have the opportunity to burn off some calories from Thanksgiving dinner by running for a good cause.

The Main Street Association will hold its Second Annual Turkey Trot 5K Road Race on Saturday, Nov. 24, where more than a few hundred people are expected to walk and run throughout the course within the town.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Land Trust announces trail program

September 24, 2012

In conjunction with the Town of East Greenwich, the East Greenwich Municipal Land Trust recently announced a new Trail Adoption Program (TAP), which is now open for local organizations that are looking to promote community service, as well as engage in the town’s natural beauty within the civic level.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Campaigns wind down for GOP candidates

September 10, 2012

One owns his own insurance agency. One is a technical writer. One owns a jewelry manufacturing company in Johnston.

But all will be united on a ballot for both the Town of East Greenwich and a small portion of the Town of West Greenwich to decide which GOP member will challenge for the District 30 seat in the state’s House of Representatives this coming Tuesday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Prostitute arrested by EG Police

September 10, 2012

East Greenwich police recently made an arrest of a woman who was involved in a prostitution act on Long Street.

Marissa Rose Anderson, 21, of 296 Lincoln Ave., Fall River, Mass., was placed into custody on Aug. 28 by officers after she was caught in an undercover sting after receiving the initial call from an acquaintance in Massachusetts a couple days prior.

Read all about it in the Sept. 6 edition of The Pendulum.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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