This Week in EG: Council Vote on Corrigan, School Committee Meeting, Turkey Trot

by | Nov 20, 2017

Some turkeys from Pat’s Pastured in East Greenwich. Credit: Pat’s Pastured

A weekly article that lists happenings in East Greenwich and nearby. If you have something you’d like to add, send your information to [email protected].

Monday, Nov. 20

Exploring Mindfulness Meditation – Meditation at East Greenwich Free Library on first and third Mondays. No experience necessary; all are welcome. Free. 6:30 p.m. at the library. For more information about this program or the Friends of the Library, contact: [email protected]

Town Council meeting: This is a special session scheduled to respond to the ruling by Superior Court Judge Susan McGuirl earlier this month nullifying the council’s appointment in June of Gayle Corrigan as town manager. The agenda states the council will: first, appoint Corrigan town manager; second, ratify her contract; and third, ratify all her actions as town manager since her now-nullified appointment June 19. At 7 p.m. in the auditorium at EGHS.

Tuesday, Nov. 21

School Committee meeting: On the agenda is a discussion of the district’s fund balance and the feasibility of new hires, including a director of teaching and learning (i.e. curriculum). In the library at Cole Middle School starting at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 22

No School – A professional development day for EG public school teachers.

Lunch on the Hill – If you are looking for some good food and company, stop by the dining room at St. Luke’s Church on Peirce Street where you will find both. A free lunch is offered every week, sponsored by various local churches and restaurants – a different church-restaurant combination each week.From 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.Learn more and check out the full schedule here: Lunch On The Hill Info Sheet.

Thursday, Nov. 23

Happy Thanksgiving!

Saturday, Nov. 25

Hill & Harbour 7th Annual Turkey TrotHere’s the scoop about this great East Greenwich event. Thanks to the Main Street Association for making it happen!


Recycling is OFF this week. Yard waste will be picked up.

Register for email updates from the town – Sign up through the town’s Notify Me system and you can receive anything from a weekly email listing meetings and events to targeted emails about specific boards and commissions you are interested in. In addition, you will be notified in case of emergencies (i.e. parking bans, other important information). Click here to get started. And, for those who signed up before August, revisit the link if you have specific topics about which you’d like more information.

December Holiday Meals – The town’s Senior Services offers holiday meals to needy residents. The deadline to sign up is Wednesday, Dec. 6. To see if you are eligible and to register, contact Carol Tudino at [email protected] or 401-886-8638.


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