Bebe

Bebe

Above: Bebe bull raking. Courtesy of the family Frederick D. MacDonald passed away last week at 92. He was a true BTH-SOTE guy. A quahaugger his whole life, he was still pulling the bull rake well into his eighties. It wasn't all he knew. It was all he wanted to do....

Frederick D. ‘Bebe’ MacDonald, 92

Frederick D. ‘Bebe’ MacDonald, 92

Frederick D. “Bebe” MacDonald, 92, passed away May 13. He was the husband of Barbara M. (Forrest) MacDonald. Born in East Greenwich, he was a son of the late Melvin and Julia L. (Cassamas) MacDonald.  A lifelong quahaugger, Bebe was a self-employed shell fisherman for...

Obituary: Gertrude “Trudy” Ringuette, 90

Obituary: Gertrude “Trudy” Ringuette, 90

Among her many volunteer efforts, Trudy coordinated the Christ Church Furniture Connection From the Hill Funeral Home website Gertrude “Trudy” Ringuette, after a brief battle with cancer, was welcomed into heaven on May 14, surrounded by family in the comfort of her...

From the Superintendent: More Than 1 Week a Year

From the Superintendent: More Than 1 Week a Year

By Brian G. Ricca, Ed.D. We celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week in East Greenwich Public Schools from Monday, May 6, through Friday, May 10. Our EGPS Parent Teacher Groups were tremendous. They had daily themes and spoiled our educators with snacks, meals, gifts, and...

Obituary: Paul Francis Lynch, 89

Obituary: Paul Francis Lynch, 89

In retirement, Paul enjoyed his daily coffee and breakfast at Felicia’s Coffee From the Quinn Funeral Home website Paul Francis Lynch, 89, resident of East Greenwich, passed away peacefully at South County Hospital on Wednesday, May 15. Paul was born in Cambridge,...

Softball: Wins Over St. Rays, Smithfield 

Softball: Wins Over St. Rays, Smithfield 

Above: The infield gives hi-fives after a strikeout. Photo by Chuck Nadeau The umpire said to me when we were in the third inning, “This doesn’t happen too often. A perfect day and a quick game.” He was right. The day – Monday, May 13 – was sunny and almost 70...

Obituary: Joseph A. Ryan, 90

Obituary: Joseph A. Ryan, 90

Joe participated in the first nonstop flight from Antarctica via the South Pole to Punta Arenas, Chile From the Hill Funeral Home website Joseph A. Ryan, 90, of East Greenwich, passed away on May 11. He was the husband of 58 years to Pauline R. Ryan. Born in Cranston,...

Girls LAX: 2 Wins, 1 Loss After Busy Week

Girls LAX: 2 Wins, 1 Loss After Busy Week

Above: Ella Mercurio makes a high save (5/9/24). Photo by Chuck Nadeau By Tommy Sprague The East Greenwich Girls Lacrosse team and their fans rode a rollercoaster of highs and lows this past week. They had a grueling three-game schedule and ended with two wins and a...

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