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Happening This Week



  • Recycling is ON this week (November 27th)

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.

  • Monday, November 27, 2017 - 7 pm - Town Council - Swift Community Center
  • Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 7 pm - Zoning Board - Town Hall
  • Wedneseday, November 29, 2017 - 7 pm - Planning Board - Town Hall
Agendas and Minutes are available on the website.

Gift

Town Holiday Donation Program


Human Services is still accepting families who want to be adopted.   We have a lengthy list of donors who are waiting to be matched with their adopted family.

Families in need should contact Department of Senior / Human Services (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, December 1st.  Applications received after December 1st will be matched with donors contingent on availability. Donor and recipient personal information is strictly confidential.  Gifts will be delivered, unwrapped to the Swift Community Center by Monday, December 18th.  Each adopted family will be contacted to make arrangements for gift distribution.

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 December basket is Wednesday, November 29th.  The Department also provides a prepared meal with all the trimmings to East Greenwich seniors and spouses ages 55 and older and disabled individuals of any age, who will be alone for the holidays.

If you and your spouse are 55 or older, disabled, East Greenwich residents, and will be alone for the holidays, Senior Services will provide a prepared meal with all the trimmings. The meal includes a dinner roll, garden salad, turkey with gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, vegetables and dessert. The deadline to register for a December holiday meal is Wednesday, December 6th. The meal will be delivered to residences on Thursday, December 21st.


Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree Lighting!


Join the members of the community at the annual Christmas Tree lighting at the Town Hall on Friday, December 1st.

Music will begin at Town Hall at 5:00.

Rumor has it that Santa will arrive on a firetruck around 6:00 pm.  Sponsored by the East Greenwich Chamber of Commerce.


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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