Skip to main content

Syndicate contentThe Pendulum

Newton: ‘Kettle asked for help, and I helped’

February 13, 2014

The culture within the State House, according to Chuck Newton – the President of the East Greenwich Republican Town Committee – is that anytime a fellow state senator or representative asks for something, the response is always ‘yes,’ no matter what door one walks through.

Looking back at his current situation, Newton wishes he did not walk through one particular door.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Local trainer heading to Sochi Olympics

January 16, 2014

WARWICK — Taking risks in life has always been part of the daily routine for Lou Ann Botsford.

A little over two years ago, the sports massage therapist from East Greenwich battled her way through a grueling triathlon in Hawaii, feeling exhausted after the long swim at the genesis of the competition and thankful that she got through it.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

URI senior an example of perseverance

December 6, 2013

NARRAGANSETT – In a series of events that can only be described as unlikely, coincidental and triumphant, a 22-year-old quadriplegic nurse named Janice Wray, of East Greenwich, will graduate from URI next year and begin her work as a registered nurse and educator. Wray began her education in the nursing field for the same reasons as most.
“It just kind of fit. My dad had an accident when I was in high school, which brought me closer to the medical field – then it just clicked,” said Wray. “I love it.”

For more information, pick up the most recent edition of The Pendulum

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Technology upgrade ready to be installed

December 6, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Town IT director Wendy Bagley, along with School IT Carlos Zambrano, addressed to the Town Council on Nov. 25 their plans to integrate the phone and internet systems for both the Town of East Greenwich and the School District onto one network.

For more information, pick up the most recent edition of The Pendulum.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

SC discusses graduation waiver protocol

December 6, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Members of the East Greenwich School Committee had its first reading of the policy regarding protocol for waivers to Rhode Island state assessment graduation requirements Tuesday evening at Cole Middle School.

For more information, pick up the most recent edition of The Pendulum.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Kilmartin tells students ‘It Can Wait’

November 22, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — R.I. Attorney General Peter Kilmartin still cringes every time he sees the video entitled “The Last Text,” a brief documentary film showing families and people who were profoundly affected from the dangers of texting while driving.
The worst part of R.I. State Police Lt. Eric LaRiviere’s career in law enforcement is notifying family members of a death of a loved one.
It’s those two elements that both Kilmartin and LaRiviere want to dramatically minimize by offering three simple words when it comes to sending messages through a cellphone while behind the wheel.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Coyle ready for brand new challenge

November 22, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Even after repeating the words of the town manager’s oath that were uttered to him by The Honorable Daniel A. Procaccini in front of a large crowd at Swift Community Center on Nov. 11, Thomas E. Coyle III’s reaction is still the same as it was when the Town Council told him that he was the man for the job to lead the Town of East Greenwich last month.

For more information, pick up a copy of this week's edition of The East Greenwich Pendulum

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Defendants added to school construction suit

November 22, 2013

Two new defendants have been added to the filed lawsuit from 2011 put forth by six homeowners, who reside in three separate properties on Sarah’s Trace, alleging that their abutting homes were damaged from the construction methods used to build the new Cole Middle School.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Local medium has unique sense on life

November 8, 2013

Cindy Gilman knew something was wrong but just could not put her finger on it.
Three weeks before Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, when four coordinated terrorist attacks launched by Al-Qaeda upon the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in the Washington, D.C. area, killing over 3,000 people, the well-known Rhode Island medium felt shaky and weak.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

URI generating major economic activity

November 8, 2013

KINGSTON – The University of Rhode Island directly and indirectly generated $726 million in statewide economic activity, supported 8,200 jobs and provided $392 million in wages in fiscal year 2012, according to a newly released report, “The Economic Impact of the University of Rhode Island.”

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes