Frustration Builds Over Vaccine Distribution 

Frustration Builds Over Vaccine Distribution 

Above: Workers at the Swift Community Center vaccine clinic at the end of a second-dose vaccine day Monday. Distribution is restricted mainly to health care workers and first responders. Rep. Caldwell says public needs more information; Sen. Raptakis seeks public...

Boys Hoops: EG Beats Portsmouth, 50-45

Boys Hoops: EG Beats Portsmouth, 50-45

Above: Jack McMullen is intentionally fouled in final seconds of Monday's game versus Portsmouth. Photos by Chuck Nadeau. Find all his photos at chuckn.com. This one almost got out of hand for the Avengers. Starting out with some three pointers, they were up 21 to 5...

Police Log: Missing Mattress; Dorm Room Marijuana

Police Log: Missing Mattress; Dorm Room Marijuana

Monday, Jan. 11 3:23 p.m. – An East Greenwich man told police he’d received a notice in the mail containing a prepaid credit card requesting personal information such as his Social Security number. He did not pay for the card, and since he’d been a victim of credit...

Obituary: Carolyn H. Chirnside, 79

Obituary: Carolyn H. Chirnside, 79

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.  Carolyn H. Chirnside, 79, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 16. Born on...

Rhode Islanders Could Figure Prominently in NFL Draft

Rhode Islanders Could Figure Prominently in NFL Draft

Above: Nolan Cooney, kicker for Syracuse. Though many people who are newcomers to this state do not really know this, Rhode Islanders have appeared in the NFL from the start of the league to the present day. Hank Soar, Monk Maznicki, Jim Mello, Dom Panciera from a...

RIIL: Winter Games May Begin!

RIIL: Winter Games May Begin!

Nearly two weeks ago, Rhode Island high schools were cleared to start its winter sports season — for Boys and Girls Basketball, Indoor Track and Field, Hockey, and Swim — but it hadn’t been decided when (or if) competition would happen. On Wednesday, athletes received...

Obituary: Alfred J. Petteruti, 88

Obituary: Alfred J. Petteruti, 88

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.  Alfred J. Petteruti, 88, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, at home in East Greenwich,...

Obituary: Jeffrey D. Ferland, 51

Obituary: Jeffrey D. Ferland, 51

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.  Jeffrey D. Ferland, 51, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 15, surrounded by his...

Supt. Meyer Tests Positive for COVID

Supt. Meyer Tests Positive for COVID

Meanwhile, only one positive result so far from asymptomatic testing   Just over a week after East Greenwich students returned to the classroom, Supt. Alexis Meyer revealed that she tested positive for COVID-19 during Tuesday’s virtual School Committee meeting. Meyer...

Public to Hear From Medrecycler Jan. 25 

Public to Hear From Medrecycler Jan. 25 

The company is looking to set up shop just over EG line in West Warwick The company planning to open a medical waste recycling plant just over the East Greenwich line in West Warwick will appear before the Dept. of Environmental Management (DEM) Monday, Jan. 25, for...

Obituary: Denton Eric Mickelson, 78

Obituary: Denton Eric Mickelson, 78

Denton Eric Mickelson was born in East Orange, New Jersey, on September 20,1942.  He departed this life suddenly on January 9. He was raised in Seattle, Washington, and resided in East Greenwich for 35 years. He graduated from the University of Washington with an...

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