Today In EG: Bridge Closure, Day 2 & Zoning Board

by | Jun 24, 2014

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Recycling is OFF; yard waste pickup is ON (yard waste is being picked up every other week through September). For the full 2014 pickup schedule, click here.

Tuesday, June 24

Middle Road Bridge is CLOSED … for two months! Here’s more information about the closure.

Zoning Board meeting: On the agenda, the board will hear a requests for a special use permit and a dimensional variance in the reconstruction of Cumberland Farms at 3323 South County Trail. Council Chambers at Town Hall. 7 p.m.

Wednesday, June 25

Candidates filing deadline: If you want to run for office in 2014, today’s the last day to file. The Town Clerk’s office at Town Hall will be accepting paperwork until 4 p.m. sharp.

Thursday, June 26

Municipal Court: At Town Hall. 6 p.m.

Rocky Hill School Open House: An open house at Rocky Hill School for prospective families interested in preschool through grade 12. Visitors will take a tour of the school’s 84-acre campus and learn about the school’s outdoor, experiential and project-based learning opportunities. From 2 to 5 p.m.

Friday, June 27

Goddard Park Farmers Market: The farmers market at Goddard Park is open for the season (through Halloween). Here’s more information about the market and vendors. Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Brown Bag Outdoor Concert: Branded will perform a free outdoor lunchtime concert in front of Town Hall (postponed after it was rained out in May). Tables and chairs will be set up on the lawn so grab a sandwich from a local restaurant or deli and bring along a bag lunch. Noon to 1:30 p.m. Future dates July 11 (Johnny Edwards Power of Soul), Sept. 12 (In Tandem), and Oct. 10 (Caraher Brothers). There is NO concert in August. The concerts are sponsored by the EG Parks & Recreation Department. If rain is in the forecast, you can check if the concert is on by calling 886-8626, ext. 1.

Teen Center: The gymnasium at Eldredge Elementary is open most every Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. for teenagers looking to shoot some hoops or some bull. All are welcome. To learn more, check out the F.A.C.E.S. website here.

Saturday, June 28

EGAPL Yard Sale – items wanted! The East Greenwich Animal Protection League is holding it’s first annual yard sale. It takes place Sat. and Sun., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the East Greenwich Animal Hospital – where EGAPL boards its animals. Space is available for outside vendors at $40 per table (you must provide your own table). EGAPL is also requesting donations of sale items, which can be dropped off at the animal hospital starting at 8 a.m. Saturday. For more information, contact Tammy Flanagan at [email protected] or 401-241-4541.

RIJoin Rhode Island Paddle Sports and the East Greenwich Animal Protection League in Paddle for a Cause! Rhode Island Paddle Sports will donate 50% of all sales to EGAPL on Saturday, June 28, 2014, from noon to sunset. There will also be raffle prizes including jewelry, gift cards, and more, and all raffle proceeds benefit EGAPL. Enjoy the beautiful weather on the 28th while supporting animals! Rhode Island Paddle Sports is located at 3 Division Street, East Greenwich, RI 02818.

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