Obituary: Gerald J. Granahan, 89

Obituary: Gerald J. Granahan, 89

Photo by Alison Cosker, courtesy of Unsplash. EG News Obituary Policy: We post obituaries relevant to our readers. If you would like to share an obituary, send it to editor@eastgreenwichnews.com. Put “obituary” in the subject line. Gerald J. Granahan, 89, of East...

Police Log: Late-Night Dog Walker, Angry Ex

Police Log: Late-Night Dog Walker, Angry Ex

Monday, January 3 11:37 a.m. – Police stopped a car on Frenchtown Road because of tinted windows; the driver provided documentation of a medical exemption.  11:46 a.m. – Someone from Greenwich Bay Animal Clinic told police he’d received a threatening phone call from a...

EG Calendar: MLK Walk, School Committee Mtg.

EG Calendar: MLK Walk, School Committee Mtg.

Above: Life's a frozen beach. At Goddard Park anyway, on Jan. 16. If you have an event you want to share, send it to editor@eastgreenwichnews.com. Through Feb. 28 Roger Williams Park Zoo HALF-PRICE – January and February bring the perfect weather to New England for...

Girls Hoops: EG Falls to Portsmouth, 54-33

Girls Hoops: EG Falls to Portsmouth, 54-33

Above: Brook Fairbanks drives the lane for a layup. Not a lot to say about this one. East Greenwich was up against it from the start. Portsmouth was taller and more aggressive. They lost 54-33. The Avengers are 3-9 overall, 2-9 in conference play. EG's next game is...

This Week in EG Real Estate: 4 New Listings

This Week in EG Real Estate: 4 New Listings

Data this week is compiled via realtor.com as of Thursday evening, 1/14/22, as Mike Russo, Realtor, is away. One week of transactions is represented. Properties are in East Greenwich unless notated by an * indicating the Warwick section of 02818. All information may...

Opinion: Old People, New People

Opinion: Old People, New People

I’m always a bit amazed where some of Facebook threads lead. My recent zot there about EG real estate being sold by the cubic inch—post office boxes—developed a life of its own and a collateral thread about new people versus more established residents grew alongside....

Obituary: Dorothea A. Pelley, 101

Obituary: Dorothea A. Pelley, 101

Photo by Hailey Wagner, courtesy of Unsplash. EG News Obituary Policy: We post obituaries relevant to our readers. If you would like to share an obituary, send it to editor@eastgreenwichnews.com. Put “obituary” in the subject line. Dorothea Ann Pelley, 101, of East...

Obituary: Louis Robert Sansone, 89

Obituary: Louis Robert Sansone, 89

Photo by Alison Cosker, courtesy of Unsplash. EG News Obituary Policy: We post obituaries relevant to our readers. If you would like to share an obituary, send it to editor@eastgreenwichnews.com. Put “obituary” in the subject line. Louis Robert Sansone, aged 89,...

Obituary: George V. Oquendo, 28

Obituary: George V. Oquendo, 28

Photo by Gemma Evans (@stayandroam), courtesy of Unsplash. EG News Obituary Policy: We post obituaries relevant to our readers. If you would like to share an obituary, send it to editor@eastgreenwichnews.com. Put “obituary” in the subject line. George V. Oquendo, 28,...

Opinion: Don’t Repeal the Filibuster

Opinion: Don’t Repeal the Filibuster

By Stephen J. DiGianfilippo The legislative filibuster protects the minority and forces compromise so that wide-ranging legislation receives 60 percent support rather than 49 percent opposition. It also helps preserve hard-fought legislative victories from being...

Obituary: Nancye Lee Stocker, 66

Obituary: Nancye Lee Stocker, 66

Photo by Niklas Ohlrogge, courtesy of Unsplash. EG News Obituary Policy: We post obituaries relevant to our readers. If you would like to share an obituary, send it to editor@eastgreenwichnews.com. Put “obituary” in the subject line. Nancye Lee Stocker, 66, passed...

Omicron Puts Pressure on School Staffing

Omicron Puts Pressure on School Staffing

In past two weeks, there have been 250+ cases of COVID among students and staff Just as the new COVID-19 variant omicron has caused cases to balloon across the state, the School Committee Tuesday night heard of the same stark upward trend for the school district, with...

Troop 1 EG Celebrates 5 Eagle Scouts

Troop 1 EG Celebrates 5 Eagle Scouts

Above: Troop 1 EG's newest Eagle Scouts, from left, Lucas Massaro, Jonathan Robert Smith, Ethan Dowding, Daniel Madden and Aidan Rinaldi-Young at their Court of Honor Jan. 9. The COVID-19 pandemic stopped many ceremonies and celebrations, including Courts of Honor for...

Ode to an Old Man

Ode to an Old Man

Above: Tom Greene in November.  Tom Greene, one of the last living descendants of Nathanael Greene, died last week. Peter D’Abrosca worked for Tom as a boy. This is his remembrance, which first appeared on the website American Greatness.  By Peter D'Abrosca Not enough...

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