Today In EG: Havana Entertainment License, Revisited

by | Jun 9, 2014

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A few blossoms from one of the many spirea bushes that line the corner of Knollwood and Virginia streets. 

Recycling is OFF; yard waste will be picked up THIS week and in two weeks. For the full 2014 pickup schedule, click here.

Monday, June 9

EG Farmers Market: The market is back! From 3 to 6 p.m. at Academy Field. Read more about it here.

Blood Drive @ Farmers Market: Before or after you visit the EG Farmer’s Market, consider donating blood. The Bloodmobile will be in the parking lot next to the playground at Academy Field from 3 to 6 p.m. Just bring your driver’s license or ID.

EG Housing Authority meeting: On the agenda is an update of the 2880 South County Trail construction project. At the EGHA office, 146 First Ave. 5:30 p.m.

Town Council meeting: On the agenda, the Council will weigh for a third time the application for a full entertainment license by owners of the proposed Havana restaurant at 11 Main St., formerly Rok Bar and before that Post Office Cafe. The panel meets in Council Chambers at Town Hall at 7:30 p.m. (note the later start time).

Tuesday, June 10

Financial Town Meeting: The annual FTM is an opportunity for registered voters of the Town of East Greenwich to vote directly on the proposed $59.8 million budget for fiscal year 2015. But here’s the catch: there have to be at least 250 people in attendance, something that hasn’t happened in more than a decade. Without a quorum, the budget passes into law as proposed. In the auditorium at Town Hall. 6:30 p.m. Here’s the agenda.

Wednesday, June 11

Primary disaffiliation deadline: If you want to vote in a particular party primary this September but are affiliated with another party, you must disaffiliate at least 90 days prior to the primary – that means by today. You can do that at the Town Clerk’s office at Town Hall, open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

EGHS PTG meeting: They will be voting on next year’s officers and committee chairs as well as presenting the budget for the 2014-15 school year. If you have any questions, contact Tricia Colgan, [email protected]. In the Guidance Office at the high school. 9:30 a.m.

Historic District Commission meeting: Two residential replacement projects are on the agenda. In Council Chambers at Town Hall. 6 p.m.

Thursday, June 12

CWC meeting: The Citizens Who Care group will hear a presentation about How a local RI community successfully executes an After Prom Event. We invite you to attend if you’d like to learn more about a spectacular event that keeps kids safe on what has been historically a very high-risk night. Citizens Who Care is open to the public and all are welcome and encouraged to attend. At the EG Police Station in the community room. 6:30 p.m.

Symposium Young Adults Book Group: Young, old and everyone in between is welcome to attend the very first meeting of this book group at Symposium Books, 1000 Division St. The first discussion will be on “The Fault In Our Stars,” by John Green. 5 p.m.

Friday, June 13

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.

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.

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