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Happening This Week


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  • Recycling is ON this week (October 16th)

Meetings This Week


The Upcoming Meetings calendar toward the bottom of the new home page provides a complete calendar of all open meetings that will be taking place in the coming weeks.
  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017 -  7 pm - Planning Board - Town Hall
  • Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 9 am - Probate Court - Town Hall
Agendas and Minutes are available on the website.

Halloween Festivities




Holly

Town Holiday Donation Program


Please help make the Holiday Donation Program successful!  Assisting a family in need is a wonderful way to celebrate the holidays!

The ability of the Town to meet the requests of families in need depends upon the availability of donations. Please help the Department of Senior and Human Services (DSHS) help families in need by calling 886-8638 weekdays between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Families in need should contact DSHS as soon as possible.  Those needing assistance in providing gifts for their children during the December holidays can complete an application at the Department’s office, located at the Swift Community Center, 121 Peirce Street or call 886-8638.  The deadline to complete an application is Friday, November 17th.  Applications received after the 17th will be matched with donors contingent on availability. Each adopted family will be contacted to make arrangements for gift distribution.

Adopt a Family in Need


The Department offers a Holiday Giving Program which provides gifts for East Greenwich children (ages 13 and under). The Department is seeking community partners; individuals, families and businesses to anonymously ‘adopt’ families in need for the December holidays.

If you are interested in adopting a family in need, please call 886-8638 weekdays between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. by Friday, November 17th.  Donors will receive age and gender appropriate “wish lists” from the adopted families. Donor and recipient personal information is strictly confidential. Gifts must be delivered, unwrapped, to the DSHS, located at the Swift Community Center, 121 Peirce Street by Monday, December 18th.
 
Those interested in helping the Holiday Giving Program do not have to adopt a family; wrapping paper, gift bags and tissue paper are always appreciated!  Donations can be made in person at the DSHS, located at the Swift Community Center, 121 Peirce Street.

Holiday Dinners


The East Greenwich Holiday Giving Program will distribute baskets and meals to residents in need. East Greenwich families who need help should call DSHS at 886-8638 to request a holiday food basket. The deadline to register for a November basket is Wednesday, November 1st.  The deadline to register for a December basket is Wednesday, November 29th.  

Holiday meals

Holiday Prepared Meals


If you and your spouse are 55 and older or disabled East Greenwich residents, and will be alone for the holidays, Senior Services will provide a prepared meal with all the trimmings. 

The deadline to register for a Thanksgiving meal is Wednesday, November 8th. The meal will be delivered to your residence on Wednesday, November 22nd.

The deadline to register for a December holiday meal is Wednesday, December 6th. The meal will be delivered to your residence on Thursday, December 21st. 

Both the November and December meals will include a dinner roll, garden salad, turkey with gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, vegetables and dessert. 

To register for a meal, please email Carol Tudino or call 401-886-8638.


Avenger Kickoff Classic




Dog

Have you heard?


A dog license is required by RI State Law.

Click here to find out how!


Vacancies on Boards and Commissions


There are vacancies on many Town Board and Commissions. Please consider serving your community. Please see the website for details.


2017 Annual Holiday Trash Delay Schedule


See the Town website for printable version of the Trash Pickup Calendar and Schedule.

Trash is delayed one day for the remainder of the week for the following weeks with these holidays.

Monday, January 2nd - New Year's Day
Monday, January 16th - Martin Luther King Day
Monday, May 29th - Memorial Day
Tuesday, July 4th - July 4th!!
Monday, August 14th - Victory Day
Monday, September 4th - Labor Day
Monday,October 9th - Columbus Day
Thursday, November 23rd - Thanksgiving
Monday, December 25th - Christmas



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