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East Greenwich High School Class of 2013 Graduates

June 13, 2013

Due to an error in the East Greenwich Pendulum today, the list of 2013 high school graduates is not complete. The Pendulum apologizes for the error and the full list will run in next weeks issue on June 20. The following is a complete list of the 2013 East Greenwich High School graduates.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Lusi, Payette reflect on high-school experience

June 6, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Relief. Anxiousness. Excitement. Bittersweet feelings. Optimism.
There are many emotions and senses that seniors experience in the waning days and weeks of their high-school careers leading up to when they make that long walk, dressed in the traditional cap and gown, to receive their much-deserved diplomas.
Those same emotions are swimming through the minds of valedictorian Christina Lusi, salutatorian Jack Payette and their fellow friends and classmates whom make up the East Greenwich High School Class of 2013, which will share the bright spotlights hanging down from the rafters at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Providence on Sunday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council offers its support for Gist

June 6, 2013

Deborah Gist can add the Town of East Greenwich to her list of supporters in her pursuit of hoping to remain Commissioner of the State’s Department of Education.
In a letter dated May 28 that was co-signed by Town Council President Michael Isaacs and fellow Councilmen Michael Kiernan, Jeffrey Cianciolo, Brad Bishop and Mark Gee, the Town Council is urging the Board of Education and Chairwoman Eva Marie Mancuso to renew the contract of Commissioner Gist.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town Manager Sequino stepping down

June 5, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — The man who has worked by the motto ‘No Surprises’ for the last quarter century inside East Greenwich Town Hall gave his co-workers – and the Town, for that matter – the biggest surprise possible earlier this week.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Merger signed into effect

June 5, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — On Monday, after eight months in the making, East Greenwich history was finally made.
With a few strokes of the pen, Gov. Lincoln Chafee made the merger of the East Greenwich Fire District into the Town of East Greenwich official inside a packed Chamber Room in Town Hall Monday evening, signifying a change in government that hasn’t been seen in 216 years.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Local bank robbed

May 31, 2013

East Greenwich Police is searching for a suspect in connection with a robbery that transpired at a local bank Friday afternoon.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Fire District bids adieu to East Greenwich

May 31, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — The real sun was hiding behind the overcast skies within the town last Thursday evening.
But for the East Greenwich Fire District, the proverbial sun had officially set for good a little after 8 p.m.
After serving as its own government within East Greenwich since the days where John Adams was elected president, the Fire District’s time in the town officially drew to a close following the Board of Fire Commissioners meeting inside the conference room at Town Hall last Thursday evening.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Finance Committee shares recommendations

May 24, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — June Fisher, the head of the East Greenwich School District Finance Committee, gave the School Committee a formal outline of recommendations regarding the 2014 fiscal budget process during the School Committee’s meeting Tuesday night at Cole Middle School.
The recommendations brought forth by Fisher on behalf of the Finance Committee were divided into two categories – budgeting process and budget planning – to which Fisher said are essential to the goal of developing and presenting a “well-vetted, logical and transparent budget.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Road race memorializes Tom Cavanagh

May 24, 2013

EAST GREENWICH – The Cavanagh family, people of faith, does not have to look very far for the signs.
At Thomas Cavanagh’s wake three years ago, two rainbows appeared in a frigid January sky, one inverted like a smile.
And on Saturday, the two winners of the inaugural Cavanagh Scholarship Run – male and female – each wore the Number 9, the former hockey great’s uniform number from his time on the ice in the American Hockey League and the number of siblings in the Cavanagh household.
Chance?
The family – Tom’s four brothers and four sisters – think not.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Mancuso addresses education concerns

May 17, 2013

Standardized tests, teacher evaluations focal points of forum

EAST GREENWICH — New Rhode Island Board of Education chairperson Eva Marie Mancuso is trying to steer the ship through some murky waters regarding the current state of education Rhode Island is in within the high school and college ranks and hopefully make things smooth sailing down the line.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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