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TEN MILE RIVER RAMBLES

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TEN MILE RIVER RAMBLES

JUST DO NOT DO IT! BY DON DOUCETTE Our two Rumford plants pictured above are engaged in soundless combat as each competes for sunlight and growing space and most likely our flowering plant will eventually lose its battle to exist.   The flowering specimen is a native Jerusalem artichoke otherwise known as sunroot, sunchoke or…

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WORCESTER ART MUSEUM

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WORCESTER ART MUSEUM

WITH CHILD: OTTO DIX/CARMEN WINANT AT THE WORCESTER ART MUSEUM EXAMINES THE ART OF PREGNANCY AND BIRTH     Worcester, MA—August 12, 2019—This fall, the Worcester Art Museum (WAM) will present With Child: Otto Dix/Carmen Winant, an exhibition exploring representations of pregnancy and birth through the works of German artist Otto Dix (1891-1969) and contemporary American artist Carmen Winant (b….

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PAWTUCKET ARTS FEST

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PAWTUCKET ARTS FEST

Join the City of Pawtucket from September 6th through September 15th as we celebrate the 21st year of the Pawtucket Arts Festival, for NINE jam packed days of arts festival fun! Opening weekend (6th-8th) has something for everyone as we introduce Downtown LIVE!, an eclectic, action-packed experience of sight and sound, the Rhode Island Chinese Dragon Boat Races &…

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ATTLEBORO PUBLIC LIBRARY GRANT

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ATTLEBORO PUBLIC LIBRARY GRANT

Attleboro Public Library Receives $1,000 Teen Technology Grant! The Attleboro Public Library (APL) was one of 10 libraries across the United States selected to receive the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) 2019 Digital Equipment Grant. Sponsored by The Dollar General Literacy Foundation, the grant has enabled the APL to purchase new technology to support our monthly High Tech…

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FIVE NEW ENGLAND FINALISTS: $10,000

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FIVE NEW ENGLAND FINALISTS: $10,000

Finalists Selected for New England Leopold Conservation Award Five finalists have been selected for the first annual New England Leopold Conservation Award. This marks the first year the $10,000 award will be presented in New England.   Sand County Foundation, New England Forestry Foundation, and American Farmland Trust-New England, will present the $10,000 award to the…

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FOUR EAGLES HOUSE BRISTOL RHODE ISLAND

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FOUR EAGLES HOUSE BRISTOL RHODE ISLAND

Lecture at Linden Place: Four Eagles – Appreciating Bristol’s History and Heritage This talk with the homeowner, Garry Holmstrom, will shed light on one of downtown Bristol’s most notable historic homes Have you seen the eagles of Four Eagles, one of downtown Bristol’s most notable historic homes located at 341 Hope Street? Join us to…

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SOUTH COAST OPEN STUDIO TOUR

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SOUTH COAST OPEN STUDIO TOUR

Grand Finale for Summer 2019 Don’t miss it! August 17–18 from 11 AM to 5 PM  Time to Explore Your Creative Community       Cap off your summer with an art-filled experience at the more than 70 studios open to the public this weekend in Tiverton and Little Compton, RI & Dartmouth and Westport, MA; and meet the artists who will share…

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THE NEWPORT STAMP ACT PROTEST

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THE NEWPORT STAMP ACT PROTEST

History Space Programming at the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House: The Newport Stamp Act Protest, Visit the Apothecarist This summer the Newport Historical Society expands the popular History Space initiative with a series of costumed interpretation programs at the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House, with expert historical interpreter Seán O’Brien. On dedicated dates in August and September, O’Brien will discuss specific…

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MASSACHUSETTS PROTECTING OUR PLOVERS

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MASSACHUSETTS PROTECTING OUR PLOVERS

AG Healey to Sue Trump Administration to Save Endangered Species Act By Jenn Stanley BOSTON – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey says she intends to sue the Trump administration over new rules that would gut the Endangered Species Act. The lawsuit she announced Monday alleges that the changes are illegal and that the administration failed…

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DEM: PLEASE SEND PHOTOS

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DEM: PLEASE SEND PHOTOS

DEM MONITORING LAKES AND PONDS ACROSS RHODE ISLAND FOR INVASIVE AQUATIC SPECIES   Public being asked to take a photo and report suspected new findings of water chestnut plants to DEM   PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is surveying lakes, ponds, and rivers across the state this summer as…

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