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Five Things: Same Sex Marriage Vote

Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, April 24.

Five Things: Same Sex Marriage Vote


EGHS PTG meeting: You can learn about the plan to offer a program of Mandarin Chinese after school as a step toward including it as a regular language offering at today’s meeting. 9:30 a.m. at the high school.

Senate to vote on same sex bill: Following passage of a same sex bill in the state Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday, the full Senate is scheduled to vote on same-sex marriage legislation today at 4 p.m. at the State House.

Avenger Home Action: Several home games today, including Girls JV Fastpitch Softball against Exeter/W.G. at 3:30 p.m., Unified Basketball versus Westerly at 3:30 p.m., Girls and Boys Track Meet at 3:45 p.m., and Boys Volleyball against Warwick Vets at 6:30 p.m. You can follow all the Avenger action at the EG Booster Club website here.

Lecture by Pulitzer winner: Salve Regina is sponsoring a free lecture by Isabel Wilkerson, a Pulitzer-Prize winning reporter for the NYT and the author of the well-regarded book, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration. An Evening with Isabel Wilkerson takes place in Bazarsky Lecture Hall at the university’s campus in Newport at 7:30 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public. Reservations suggested. Click here for more information.

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On Thursday ...

House panel to vote on EGFD bill: The R.I. House Committee on Municipal Affairs is scheduled to vote on legislation to merge the East Greenwich Fire District with the Town of East Greenwich. Approval will move the bill to the full House for a vote. It’s to take place “at the rise of the House,” – in other words, sometime after 4 p.m. Room 203 of the State House.

 

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