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RIDE gives two schools ‘warning’ status

July 19, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — The strong reputation of the East Greenwich School Department took a little bit of a hit this past week when two institutions received some low marks from the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) for this most recent school year.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

East Greenwich Fire Department stresses heat safety

July 19, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — The East Greenwich Fire Department recently joined with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in an effort to reduce these deaths by reminding parents and caregivers about the dangers of heatstroke in young children, driving home the point of the dangers for children being seriously injured or even dying from being left alone inside a hot car also rise along with the summertime temperatures.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EG police lieutenant arrested

July 19, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — An East Greenwich police lieutenant was arrested Tuesday on charges relating to an incident regarding excessive use of force on a prisoner at the East Greenwich Police Station.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Amended alcohol ordinance passes

July 12, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — With specific guidelines and regulations in place, there will be an allowance of alcohol service on both Town property and outside of business establishments alongside Main Street in East Greenwich.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Coyle hired as interim town manager

July 12, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — With unanimous approval from all five members, the East Greenwich Town Council appointed Police Chief Thomas Coyle as the interim town manager Monday evening during the Council’s regular meeting at Town Hall.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

A guitar store in town that’s fit for a ‘King’

July 12, 2013

EAST GREENWICH – A very, large comfortable sofa awaits any and all customers who shop at King Guitar, 176 Main St. It’s a ‘king’, of course, for relaxation purposes.
In other words, there is no pressure.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Police investigating possible break-in on Main Street

July 12, 2013

East Greenwich police are investigating a possible breaking and entering that resulted in alleged thefts of some high-priced art items.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

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

 

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