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TEN MILE RIVER WATERSHED RAMBLES

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TEN MILE RIVER WATERSHED RAMBLES

YOU MAY UNDERSTAND OUR WONDER BY DON DOUCETTE   During recent weeks our family TV viewing in the evening includes a YouTube program entitled WORKING HORSES WITH JIM – favorite and nostalgic episodes about a farmer in upstate New York using two pair of draft horses to farm his land. Jim raises a mix of…

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MASSACHUSETTS’ PEACE ADVOCATES

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MASSACHUSETTS’ PEACE ADVOCATES

MA Peace Advocates Lay Out Hopes for Future of N-Weapons Policy     Lily Bohlke – Commonwealth News Service BOSTON — With a United Nations treaty banning nuclear weapons now in place, Massachusetts advocates for peace, including Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., are laying out their hopes for the future of nuclear-weapons policy. Not a single nation with…

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EARTHTALK: ENVIRONMENTAL RULE CHANGES UNDO

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EARTHTALK: ENVIRONMENTAL RULE CHANGES UNDO

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine   Some of the 11th hour environmental rule changes are easier to undo than others, but Joe Biden will take them one at a time. Credit: jlhervàs, FlickrCC. Dear EarthTalk: What are some of the last minute changes the Trump administration has wrought that are…

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RI GOP OP-ED

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RI GOP OP-ED

FRIAS ON LT. GOVERNOR VACANCY     In an opinion column, entitled “Save Rhode Island taxpayers a million dollars” published this week in the Cranston Herald , Warwick Beacon , and Johnston Sunrise , R.I. Republican National Committeeman Steven Frias calls for the impending vacancy in the office of lieutenant governor be left vacant so as to save taxpayers a million…

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GETTING ALONG WITH THE NEIGHBORS

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GETTING ALONG WITH THE NEIGHBORS

SEASONAL WILDLIFE SOLUTION SESSIONS ANNOUNCED     Coyote in snow. Photo Credit: URI Wildlife Genetics and Ecology Lab PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Fish & Wildlife will host a series of four Seasonal Wildlife Solution Sessions beginning next month. Rhode Islanders are invited to join DEM’s Wildlife Outreach…

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POMHAM ROCKS LIGHTHOUSE

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POMHAM ROCKS LIGHTHOUSE

BE A LIGHTHOUSE FRIEND     The year 2021 will be a most exciting time for Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, as it marks its 150th anniversary. Events are being planned throughout the year for members and the community to celebrate this jubilee year.  You can join in the celebration by becoming a member of Friends of Pomham…

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THE STATE BALLET OF RHODE ISLAND AUDITIONS

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THE STATE BALLET OF RHODE ISLAND AUDITIONS

Herci Marsden, Artistic Director & The State Ballet of Rhode Island Are Pleased to Announce     Company Auditions & Merit/Scholarship Award Auditions Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 12:30pm SBRI Rehearsal Studio 52 Sherman Avenue Lincoln, Rhode Island Scholarships, in partnership with Brae Crest School of Ballet (official school of The State Ballet of Rhode…

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ATTLEBORO: NO FLOWER SHOW THIS YEAR

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ATTLEBORO: NO FLOWER SHOW THIS YEAR

Attleboro Arts Museum 2021 Flower Show Cancelled Due to Health and Safety Concerns     January 21, 2021 – Attleboro, MA After much consideration, the lingering impact of the Coronavirus has forced organizers to cancel the Attleboro Arts Museum’s 2021 Flower Show.  Despite a genuine effort to re-imagine the layout, attractions, programs and flow of…

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PUSH – PULL – PRINT

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PUSH – PULL – PRINT

Wickford Art – Third Exhibit of 2021: PUSH-PULL-PRINT, celebrating traditional printmaking     North Kingstown (RI) – The Wickford Art Association launches a new exhibit this year with Push-Pull-Print, a celebration of hand-rubbed printing techniques on a number of surfaces including paper, linen, textile, or other materials at the discretion of the artist.  Push-Pull-Print will…

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NEWPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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NEWPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Captain Paul Cuffe: His Work, Vision and Living Legacy A free virtual lecture hosted by the Newport Historical Society   Newport, RI – January 2021 – The Newport Historical Society is pleased to host Dr. Akeia de Barros Gomes for a virtual lecture Captain Paul Cuffe: His Work, Vision and Living Legacy on Wednesday February 10, 2021…

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