School Committee Boosts Substitute Nurse Pay

School Committee Boosts Substitute Nurse Pay

The School Committee voted Tuesday to increase the rate for substitute nurses from $150 to a day to $200, following the impassioned pleas of two of the district’s school nurses at the Dec. 3 School Committee meeting. “We have to provide for the well-being of our...
Avenger Boys Hoops: EG Over Middletown, 61-47

Avenger Boys Hoops: EG Over Middletown, 61-47

Above: Grant Driscoll goes up.  Photos by Tracy Coppola The Avengers Boys Basketball team improved to 7-0 in league play with a home win over Middletown Thursday, 61-47. Andrew Plympton scored 21 points for EG, with Grant Driscoll contributing 10, as well as 8...
Boys Hoops: EG Over N. Providence, 58-52

Boys Hoops: EG Over N. Providence, 58-52

By Elizabeth F. McNamara; photos by Chuck Nadeau The EG Boys Basketball team improved to 4-0 in league play with a 58-52 away win over North Providence Wednesday. After the Cougars ran up the score early in the first half, the Avengers managed to tie up the game by...
Superintendent Interviews Begin Saturday

Superintendent Interviews Begin Saturday

By Sophia Aigner At the first meeting of the new year as well as the first meeting without Victor Mercurio as superintendent, the School Committee Tuesday night got an update on the search for his replacement. Joseph Erardi of JE Consulting, hired by the School...