Today In EG: Summer’s End Tomorrow Night

The new Barton Corner Route 95 bridge over Route 2 north of Division Street was moved into place Thursday. Credit: RI DOT Recycling is ON; yard waste pickup is OFF (yard waste is being picked up every other week through September). For the full 2014 pickup schedule, click here. Thursday, Aug. 28 New Barton Corner bridge…

Day Camp for Elderly & Children – A Senior Project

There’s something magical about watching our oldest and youngest citizens interact. They have an ease with one another that doesn’t always exist for those of us in the middle part of the age spectrum. EGHS senior Taylor Finn picked up on that for her senior project, where she created a one-day camp at St. Elizabeth…

Just Sold: $1.1 Million Victorian One of Five Homes Sold

By Patti DePriest A property report of the homes purchased in East Greenwich, Cowesett and Potowomut from Aug. 20 to 26. 85 Balsam Drive, EG Date: 8/21/14 Sale Price: $491,000 Seller: John M. and Lori A. Sullivan Style: Colonial Approx. Total Living Area: 4,057 sq. ft. Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 3.1 60 Sylvan Drive, EG Date:…

Today In EG: First Day of School, Route 2 Closed

Recycling is ON; yard waste pickup is OFF (yard waste is picked up every other week through September). For the full 2014 pickup schedule, click here. Wednesday, Aug. 27 First Day of School: Summer isn’t quite over yet but school starts today regardless. We’ve put together a collection of EG public school info here. Here’s…

Senior Citizen Fire District Tax Deduction Ended With Merger

The EG Fire District senior citizen tax deduction was not carried over to the town property tax assessments when the district was merged with the Town of East Greenwich last June.  Property owners over age 65 receive deductions on their tax bill from the town. The now-dissolved East Greenwich Fire District had its own taxing authority and…