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Sheen hopes for future compassion

May 10, 2012

PROVIDENCE — Martin Sheen spoke from the heart inside a large exhibit hall at the Rhode Island Convention Center and told the future of the technology world, comprising of 1,254 graduates of the New England Institute of Technology, to find that yearning within their heart to help others.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Police to investigate home invasion

May 10, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — The East Greenwich Police Department is currently investigating a home invasion that took place on Frenchtown Road late Monday afternoon.

According to Police Chief Thomas Coyle via telephone on Tuesday, there was a male party that went to the front door at the residence on Frenchtown Road, talking on a cell phone. The girl that was inside the home at the time saw the man and did not answer the door.

Read all about it in the May 10 edition of The Pendulum.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Budget discussions continue

May 10, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — The Town of East Greenwich now has less than a week to submit its budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year.

But given that there are still significant differences in opinion as to what the school budget should be, the talks may last much longer than just a week.

The Town Council and the East Greenwich School Committee met once again inside the cafeteria of Swift Community Center on Monday evening, still trying to come to an agreement of a school budget that separates the two sides by just over a quarter-million dollars.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

'TechArt' combines creativity with technology

May 10, 2012

EAST GREENWICH – Theater costumes, theater puppets, ceramics, oils, watercolors, pencil, pen and ink, sculpture, manipulated images, acrylics, furniture, exploding instruments, artistic instruments.

The walls and shelves of the library at New England Institute of Technology are filled with new and diverse images again, as TechArts runs through May 25. TechArts began as an art installation in 1995, as a way to showcase the artistic talents of the students, faculty and staff of New England Tech and share them with the rest of the college community.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EGHS students 'ThinkFast' about dangerous driving

May 10, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — Every year at this time, high-school juniors and seniors start to make plans of renting the tuxedos, renting the limousines, buying flowers and that special dress to dazzle their way into their respective proms.

It’s also that time of the year where schools have to drive home the importance of driving safety and making the best decisions possible. More often than not, students get a glimpse of the trademark ‘crashed car,’ showing what can physically happen if kids aren’t careful behind the wheel.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Officials offer help to homeowners

May 10, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — For the various concerned homeowners – people that were worried about affording mortgages on a regular basis – that were in attendance at the New England Institute of Technology Saturday morning, two hours might’ve not have been enough to rid all of their worries regarding their financial positions with their homes.

But Saturday’s presentation involving members of the government and high-ranking housing and financial officials from around the state provided those aforementioned homeowners at least a point in the right direction to begin addressing their concerns.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

BREAKING NEWS: EG Police looking for armed-robbery suspect

May 9, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — The normally-quiet area of Main Street got shaken up on Tuesday night.

East Greenwich Police is currently searching for an armed-robbery suspect who held up Sunnybrook Farms, located at 1002 Main St.

Det. Jeremy Fague says via telephone on Wednesday that the robbery took place between 9 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Tuesday evening, with the suspect wielding a semi-automatic weapon before fleeing from the scene.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

New upgrades for town?

April 28, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — With three relatively quick unanimous approvals by the Town Council, there will be much-needed improvements to a few areas around the town in the near future.

On Monday at Town Hall, the Council gave the OK to award the bid of Alpha Electrical Contractors, Inc. for the decorative LED street lighting upgrade in the amount of $74,876.85, the lowest of the eight bids Duarte received back.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

New plan for school renovations approved

April 28, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — When it comes to the upcoming renovations of Meadowbrook Farms School, the East Greenwich School Committee is considering Revision A.

Which in turn, is now Plan B.

In front of a full cafeteria at Cole Middle School Tuesday night, the committee heard every concern imaginable regarding the major construction project at the elementary school located on Chester Drive that is slated to commence this summer.

Read all about it in the April 26 edition of The Pendulum.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Helen Tannehill celebrates centennial

April 28, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — Helen Tannehill sat in her wheelchair in the main foyer of The Seasons East Greenwich on Monday, donning a pristine blue dress looking at all of the balloons and a vase of red roses on the table in front of her.

A person who loved growing numerous plants of her own, such as African Violets, Tannehill glazed over the small array of roses with fondness, as well as taking in the proud moment of reaching a milestone of life that very few people around have accomplished.

“I never thought I would’ve turned 100,” Tannehill said.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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