Fourth of July

Happening This Week


  • Recycling is OFF this week (July 2nd)
  • Trash is delayed one day beginning Wednesday for the remainder of the week because of the July 4th holiday.
  • Town Hall and offices are closed Wednesday, July 4th.

Meetings This Week


The Upcoming Meetings calendar toward the bottom of the home page provides a complete calendar of all open meetings that will be taking place in the coming weeks.
  • There are no meetings scheduled this week.
Agendas and Minutes are available on the website.

Cooling Centers


DID YOU KNOW? The Town of East Greenwich offers cooling centers to its residents when the heat index and temperatures rise. 

The Swift Community Center is available for a respite from the heat during operating hours (Monday – Friday 8:30-4:30pm). 

After hours the Police Community Room is available.


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EAST GREENWICH SEEKS OLDEST RESIDENT FOR BOSTON POST CANE HONOR


The Boston Post Cane tradition was established in 1909 by the Boston Post Newspaper. A special cane was presented to the Board of Selectmen in several towns throughout New England, to be presented as an honor to each town’s oldest resident.

East Greenwich’s Boston Post Cane (replica) was returned to the Town after its latest holder, Claire Sharpe, passed away in January at the age of 107. Ms. Sharpe was the 19th known recipient of the cane.

To be eligible, the holder of the cane must be 90 years old and must reside in the Town of East Greenwich for a minimum of 20 years. The resident must reside at a fixed, permanent and principal home in the town and/or at a nursing home/assisted living facility. Nominations are being accepted by the Town Clerk’s office through July 23rd.

The honoree will be selected by a Committee consisting of the Town Clerk, a representative from the East Greenwich Historic Preservation Society and the Senior Center Manager by July 31st.  

Please see the guidelines for further information.or call Leigh Carney, at (401) 886-8604 or (401) 261-7729.  


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The Planning Department Moves to 111 Peirce Street


Effective Wednesday June 27, 2018 the East Greenwich Planning Department will be re-located from its offices in the lower level of Town Hall, 125 Main Street to 111 Peirce Street, second floor, above the Public Works Department.  

Other
 contact information remains the same (phone numbers, e-mail addresses).  Any questions, please call the Planning Director at 886-8644.  Thank you!


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ePermitting - Request Permits On-line


The Town of East Greenwich launched a new web service for residents and contractors to request building permits.  The program is part of a State-wide initiative to have all communities utilize the same platform for these requests.

Please visit the website and create a log in or to submit an application.



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Fiscal Year 2019 Adopted Budget


The Fiscal Year 2019 Town budget was adopted by the Town Council on Wednesday, June 6,  2018.

The Town has released a document identifying Context and Challenges.

Notice of Property Tax Rate change.





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2018 Election Calendar



For more information please see the 2018 Election brochure aavailable on the Town web site.




Run for Office


Information is available for anyone interested in running for office.




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.


2018 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 1st - New Year's Day
Monday, January 15th - Martin Luther King Day
Monday, May 28th - Memorial Day
Wednesday, July 4th - July 4th!!
Monday, August 13th - Victory Day
Monday, September 3rd - Labor Day
Monday,October 8th - Columbus Day
Thursday, November 22nd - Thanksgiving
Tuesday, December 25th - Christmas



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