This Week in EG: Cove Commission, Gun Violence Discussion

by | Feb 20, 2018

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].

Tuesday, Feb. 20

Cove Management Advisory Commission – The panel meets at Town Hall at 5 p.m. Here’s the agenda.

Wednesday, Feb. 21

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.

Town Manager Search Advisory Committee meeting – The panel will meet in executive session at Town Hall at 7 p.m. Find the agenda here.


Sunday, Feb. 25

Community Gun Violence Discussion – A local discussion on the dangers of gun violence – what’s being done and what can be done. Speakers include Jennifer Boylan of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, and Linda Finn, president of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence. All are welcome. 11 a.m. at Temple Torat Yisrael, 1251 Middle Road. For more information, call Joy Weisbord 617-694-6437.


Recycling is ON this week.


Tuesday, Feb. 27

MLK Jr.’s ‘Letter From Birmingham City Jail’Mixed Magic Theatre will present a dramatic reading of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “Letter From Birmingham City Jail,” at the First Baptist Church, Sponsored by the EG Academy Foundation and First Baptist Church of East Greenwich. 7 p.m.

EG Chamber’s Business After Hours – Performance Physical Therapy is hosting this month’s  EG Chamber of Commerce networking event. 5750 Post Road (across from Felicia’s). 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Members $5; non-members $10.

Town Boards Need You! – Here’s the list of town boards with vacancies.

  • Affordable Housing Commission
  • Board of Assessment Review
  • Cove Management Commission
  • Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission
  • Historic District Commission
  • Housing Authority
  • Juvenile Hearing Board
  • Municipal Land Trust
  • Planning Board
  • Senior and Community Center Advisory Council

In you are interested, go to for more information and an application or come to the Town Clerk’s Office at 125 Main Street. Submit applications and resumes to the same address or via email to [email protected].

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