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Later start times could be put off

May 7, 2015

EAST GREENWICH- The discussion of implementing later school start times resumed Tuesday night during a school committee meeting, where members of the public continued to point out the pros and cons of a later start to the school day. 
Although the majority of school committee members agree that the district needs later start times, they seemed to be split on whether later times should be implemented for the upcoming school year or in later years. 

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EGFL celebrates 100 years

January 8, 2015

EAST GREENWICH- The East Greenwich Free Library will soon celebrate 100 years of existence in 2015, and will begin construction and renovations to the property.
Presented in 1915 by Daniel Albert Pierce, the EGFL has offered programs and activities for residents for years, and will now continue to do so with a planned outside renovation, just in time for the 100th anniversary celebration.
Thanks to a $176,000 Champlin grant, the library will be able to create a relaxing and appealing outside area for people to enjoy and utilize during the warm months.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Felicia’s Coffee debuts new look

January 8, 2015

EAST GREENWICH- The ever-popular Felicia’s Coffee in East Greenwich is nearly finished with recent renovations that have been months in the making.
With the coffeehouse being open 364 days a year, excluding Christmas, customers may have been surprised to see the “closed” sign on the front door Jan. 5. However, when the doors reopened Jan. 6, the newly renovated counter space and other behind the scenes updates were well worth the wait.
“I’ve been working on it for a few months now,” said Felicia’s Coffee owner Felicia Revens. “We’ve been growing every year since we’ve been here.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Cole math causes concern

January 8, 2015

EAST GREENWICH-Following recent conversations on social media about the difficulty of math courses at Archie R. Cole Middle School, The East Greenwich Pendulum reached out for some information from Mathematics Department Chairperson Patricia Dulac on the topic.
Parents on a Facebook page dedicated to children and their success in the school system, have used social media to connect and discuss several big issues in the district, and get various opinions on important topics.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EG doctor appointed to international panel

January 8, 2015

EAST GREENWICH-An East Greenwich Doctor was appointed to the International Medical Panel of the Federation Internationale de Motcyclisme (FIM) in November, something he calls an honor.
Physician Herbert Brennen is a partner in Brennan, Cronin and Peters Internal Medicine in EG and is now the most recently appointed member to the medical panel that oversees the sport of motorcycling.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EG Town Council votes to postpone RhodeMapRI

December 11, 2014

EAST GREENWICH- Four of the five East Greenwich Town Council members have signed a letter to request that the vote to adopt RhodeMap RI be extended, giving cities and towns more time to review the roughly 160-page document.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

More funds on hand for solar panels

December 11, 2014

EAST GREENWICH-Commerce Rhode Island and the Rhode Island State Office of Energy Resources announced a new round of funding available to businesses and schools for solar panel installation Tuesday morning at the Rocky Hill School.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

All-day kindergarten discussed again

December 11, 2014

EAST GREENWICH- East Greenwich Superintendent Victor Mercurio led a forum Monday night on what has turned into the biggest topic in the EG school system, implementing all-day kindergarten.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EGHS gets $500 for physical ed.

December 8, 2014

EAST GREENWICH- Ten Rhode Island High Schools were awarded $500 grants from Tufts Health Plan, to support physical education programs of each school. Among those schools is East Greenwich High School.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Financial literacy standards adopted

December 4, 2014

EAST GREENWICH-Throughout high school, many students choose to become more responsible by getting part-time jobs and learning the value of a dollar. However, people don't typically understand money management until much later in life, so with the help of one group of EGHS students, financial literacy standards have been adopted by the Council for Elementary and Secondary Education for the first time in Rhode Island.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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