West Greenwich is located in Kent County and is a large rural town of 51 square miles. It is one of the least densely populated communities in the State with roughly 6000 residents. It has one of the highest percentages of permanent open space with 47% of the land in town preserved; including Arcadia State Park, URI/W.Alton Jones Campus and the Big River Management Area. The Nature Conservancy, Audubon Society and the West Greenwich Land Trust also have protected several large parcels, the latest being the 1600 acre Tillinghast Preserve.
Along with being one of the smallest and most rural Rhode Island towns, West Greenwich enjoys an active business community along the I-95 corridor and is home to many large businesses such as Amgen, Centrex, Conneaut and the Centre of New England.
West Greenwich continues to maintain the rural character and independent spirit that has made the town a great place to live for over 260 years.
Earth Scape Nursery
Step Stone Bridge
Hidden Meadows Farm
Big River Management Area Special (click on the photo of big river once you're on the capital TV site.)
Juvenile Hearing Board - There are 2 vacancies on the board. Anyone who is not an attorney who is interested, please mail or fax your resume to the Town Clerk's office (280 Victory Highway or 392-3805)
National Grid warns customers of a payment scam. Read about it HERE
Military & Veterans :
The new 2013 edition of Federal Benefits of Veterans, Dependents and Survivors is now available at the library. It is for library use only.
We'd like to honor our residents who are serving. Please send information and/or photos to be included on the website to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Military Discounts from over 230 stores and services are available. For more info check out: http://www.bradsdeals.com/blog/military-discounts/
Veterans Guide to the Affordable Care Act: Click HERE for info
Scroll down to Community News to see what is happening in town.
When planning your next project, please consider hiring locally.
Below is a list of registered business in West Greenwich.
How do you get on this list? Contact the Town Clerk's office for a business license.
EWG Drama presents “Macbeth” on December 6th & 7th at 7 pm and on December 8th at 2 pm
EWG PTA Annual Bazaar will be Saturday, December 7th from 9 am to 4 pm at Metcalf Elementary School. More than 50 vendors, Penny Social, kids shopping area (everything $5 or less), baked goods, pictures with Santa and more. Don't miss is!! For more information, email
Holiday Chorus & Guitar Concert – EWG Auditorium – Wednesday, December 11th at 7 pm
Gingerbread House Decoration – At Louttit Library on Saturday, December 14th at 10 am
Holiday Band Concert – EWG Auditorium – Sunday, December 15th at 3 pmChristmas Story Hour at the library for ages 3 through kindergarten will be Friday, December 20th at 10 am & 1 pm.
The WG Happy Seniors are looking for new members. If you are 55 and over, you qualify. The club meets the 1st Monday of every month at the Elks. Call Ann Siembab at 392-3452 for more info.
Girl Scout Registration: Girls in Exeter and West Greenwich, in grades K-12, are invited to join Girl Scouts this fall.
Joining a troop is a great way to form friendships, participate in group activities, and learn teamwork, leadership, and decisionmaking skills. Volunteers are also encouraged to sign-up. As a volunteer, you’ll help introduce girls to new and exciting experiences. No matter how busy your schedule is, there is an opportunity to be a role model for girls. The registration fee is $25. Financial assistance is available. You can also visit www.gsri.org and register online.
For more information, call 401-331-4500.
EWG residents -
Please support EWG schools by registering your Stop & Shop card in the A+ Rewards program. You can designate up to two schools by going to www.stopandshop.com/aplus or by calling the A+ School Rewards Hotline at 1-877-ASK-APLUS (1-877-275-2758). It only takes 5 minutes but raises much-needed money for our schools. If you have previously registered, please note that the program requires annual registration – you must sign up every September for the schools to get credit. Thanks for your support! The following are the codes for our schools:
· Lineham Preschool 07863
· Wawaloam Elementary 06870
· Metcalf Elementary 06529
· EWG Junior High 09231
· EWG Senior High 09093
Click the recreation tab (upper left hand corner of homepage) for info on Scouting
A Community Bulletin Board is at the transfer station on Bates Trail. Non-political community or charitable events can be posted. Contact Frank at 397-5101 if you have an event to post.
What's new at Louttit Library? Click HERE to find out
West Greenwich E-News Bulletins: If you would like to receive monthly news bulletins, please forward your name, address and
E-News Bulletin. This will be a confidential list used only to forward town information updates. Click to read the December 2013 e-news bulletin
To make tax payments on line:
www.RIeGov.com Scroll down to West Greenwich and click Town Hall. Your account number and PIN number are located on your tax bill. A 3% transaction fee will be applied to your credit card. There is a $2 minimum fee.
PLANNING INFO Public Hearings for Zoning Ordinance Amendment
and Comprehensive Plan Amendment
See Planning Board's webpage for application, plan, and hearing notice.
Is your home Energy Efficient? Find out if there are ways you can save money on
your energy bill by making some home improvements.
Free Energy Audit and free home improvements
available through South County Community Action. Click Here for info and eligibility.
Want to see what South County has to offer?
Click here South County Tourism Council
Click Here for 2013 Tax Rates and Tax Information
Click HERE for Plat Maps
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