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As the COVID-19 pandemic upends day-to-day life, sustaining and improving mental health has rarely been more important. And with May being Mental Health Awareness month in the state, it is an equally important time to collectively support one another, maintain a sense of balance and even hav…

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EAST GREENWICH – On Tuesday, the East Greenwich School Committee discussed a cleaning assessment of the district’s schools and facilities, which the group said was all the more imperative, given the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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EAST GREENWICH – The East Greenwich School Committee on Tuesday voted to adopt the FY 2021 budget for the school department, which totaled roughly $42 million, with a requested 3.85 percent increase in town appropriation. While the committee ultimately approved the budget by a 6 to 1 vote, m…

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EAST GREENWICH – On Tuesday, the East Greenwich School Committee unanimously endorsed changes to the grading practices for students as they are distance learning, giving high schoolers the option for a pass/fail grade for quarter four, among other changes

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EAST GREENWICH – On Tuesday, the East Greenwich School Committee continued discussions of the FY2021 school budget, with much of the talks surrounding how to make up for a projected shortfall. 

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EAST GREENWICH – The East Greenwich Town Council recently awarded a bid to Servepro, a cleanup and restoration company, to thoroughly clean and disinfect two fire stations in town. The bid for the cleaning of Station 1 and 2 was priced up to, but could not exceed, $52,000, with the ultimate …

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Restaurants and businesses on Main Street in East Greenwich are doing what they can to prevent the spread of COVID-19, while also posting words of encouragement for residents to see. 

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During her daily press briefing today, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced 38 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the state to a total of 203 cases. Although this is the highest number of new cases Rhode Island has seen in one day to date, Raimondo assured Rhode Islanders that the state is working diligently.

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Due to the statewide effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, the Southern Rhode Island Newspapers office will be closed to the public until further notice.

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The East Greenwich School Committee unanimously voted to select Alexis Meyer as superintendent of schools on Monday. Meyer will replace interim superintendent Frank Pallotta, who assumed the role in January following the departure of long-term superintendent Victor Mercurio.