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MOWC: UNIQUE ONLINE GIFT SHOP

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MOWC: UNIQUE ONLINE GIFT SHOP

Museum of Work & Culture Launches Online Gift Shop     Weekly Holiday Deals on Local Merchandise, Books, & More (WOONSOCKET, R.I.) – This holiday season, the Museum of Work & Culture will offer weekly discounts to promote safe, local shopping in its newly launched online gift shop.    New sales will launch each Thursday…

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GEORGE WILEY CENTER 2020 NETWORK

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GEORGE WILEY CENTER 2020 NETWORK

GEORGE WILEY CENTER 2020 NETWORK In 2020, George Wiley Center has reached out to thousands in our network and hundreds of our low-income members in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts to bring food to our local communities throughout the seasons, not just at the holidays.   vegetables and groceries At the beginning of the pandemic, we…

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TIVERTON, RI: FOUR CORNERS RE-TREE

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TIVERTON, RI: FOUR CORNERS RE-TREE

7th Annual re-Tree 2020 Opening Night / Tiverton Four Corners     The Four Corners Arts Center is pleased to be hosting their seventh annual “re Tree” – A Showcase of Trees Created with Recycled or Repurposed Materials. Opening night to be held on December 4th 2020 in collaboration with Tiverton Four Corners Bright Night. Re-Trees will be on display…

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PRICING YOUR BUSINESS SERVICE

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PRICING YOUR BUSINESS SERVICE

Free webinar on Pricing Your Business Service is set for Tuesday, December 15, noon.     LISA RAICHE All too often professional service professionals such as accountants, web developers, lawyers, business coaches, financial consultants, advertising agencies and many other under charge for their service? Why? Good question. One that this free workshop addresses.   Pricing your Business Service webinar…

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BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMINAR

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BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMINAR

“A COOKIE & ME”     KATHY (KERAS) TEAHAN   While earning her English degree at BSU, one of Kathy (Keras) Teahan’s part-time jobs was as a “salad girl” in the kitchen of the Toll House Restaurant in Whitman.   In 1997, her first year in the legislature, a third grade class from Somerset asked,…

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PAWTUCKET CITY HALL TO “PAUSE”

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PAWTUCKET CITY HALL TO “PAUSE”

City Hall to Close to Public in Accordance with Pause in Rhode Island     Pawtucket – The City of Pawtucket, in accordance with the Pause in Rhode Island, has announced that City Hall will be closed to the public from November 30th to December 13th.   “As coronavirus cases continue to increase during these unprecedented times…

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PLEASE RESPECT OUR TUNDRA VISITORS

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PLEASE RESPECT OUR TUNDRA VISITORS

Audubon Society of Rhode Island Respecting Snowy Owls – Visitors from the Arctic Tundra   Snowy Owl in flight photo by Ed Hughes.   Smithfield, R.I. – A few Snowy Owls are typically spotted in Rhode Island each year, and over the past few weeks a couple of these majestic birds have been sighted.    As…

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BRISTOL RI: COCKTAIL NIGHTS WITH FIREPITS TO CLASSICAL CONCERTS

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BRISTOL RI: COCKTAIL NIGHTS WITH FIREPITS TO CLASSICAL CONCERTS

Linden Place Mansion planning full schedule of outdoor events for holiday season     Linden Place Mansion will celebrate the holiday season with a full slate of holiday events, entirely compliant with the State of Rhode Island’s COVID-10 public health recommendations. With a Take it Outside grant offered through Reopening RI, Linden Place has been…

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WINSLOW FARM: SIOBHAN

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WINSLOW FARM: SIOBHAN

A Wild Turkey Named Siobhan      By Lisa Knox   Last spring, a wild baby turkey was brought to Winslow Farm by a concerned neighbor who found her. Her mother hadn’t returned and she was in dire need of warmth and food. I immediately brought her into the house to get her warm and to…

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BILL TO ADD SESAME TO ALLERGEN LIST

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BILL TO ADD SESAME TO ALLERGEN LIST

Sesame May Be Named Country’s Ninth Major Allergen     Suzanne Potter – Commonwealth News Service BOSTON — Some 1.5 million Americans are highly allergic to sesame, yet it isn’t required to be listed on food labels. That may be about to change. The U.S. House has passed the FASTER Act, which would name sesame as…

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