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SEATTLE’S STRAWLESS CAMPAIGN

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SEATTLE’S STRAWLESS CAMPAIGN

Seattle’s Campaign to Ban Plastic Straws Goes Nationwide SEATTLE – To rid the world’s oceans of plastic pollution, environmental advocates are hoping Seattle’s move to ban plastic straws will send ripple effects across the nation and the world. This week, Seattle became the first major U.S. city to ban single-use plastic straws, forcing some 5,000…

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TRADITIONAL DANA SHUFFLE

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TRADITIONAL DANA SHUFFLE

Back-to-School Events Planned for August in downtown NA Sponsor, business participants are being sought Downtown Associates of North Attleborough’s 12th annual Back-to-School Shuffle and 5th Back-to-School Fair will be held on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 in Veteran’s Park, downtown North Attleborough from 5:00 – 8:00pm.  The Back-to-School Fair is intended to be a resource for parents…

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EARTHTALK: WILDLIFE POPULATIONS

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EARTHTALK: WILDLIFE POPULATIONS

EARTHTALK: WILDLIFE POPULATIONS Dear EarthTalk: Are modern-day hunting practices having any noticeable evolutionary or behavioral effects on wildlife populations? — Bill Cochrane, New York, NY Based on recent observation, some wild animals appear to be evolving in a variety of genetic and behavioral ways influenced by intense hunting practices. Selective trophy hunting of bighorn sheep on…

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FINAL LEG TORCH RUN

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FINAL LEG TORCH RUN

Special Olympics and Law Enforcement Torch Run Sgt. Larry Crosman of the Mansfield Police Department and member of the Law Enforcement Torch Run Executive Council for Special Olympics has just returned from Seattle, Washington where he was part of an elite group of individuals that served as the “Guardians of the Flame” and escorted the…

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AN ARCHITECTURAL ADVENTURE

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AN ARCHITECTURAL ADVENTURE

AN ARCHITECTURAL STUDY OF BRISTOL BUILDINGS WITH HISTORIAN JOHN TSCHIRCH   Join the Bristol Historical Society and Linden Place Mansion for a six-part architectural series including lectures and walking tours The Bristol Historical and Preservation Society, the Friends of Linden Place, and the Town of Bristol have joined together to sponsor a six-part Architectural Study…

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COMICS MAKING WORKSHOP

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COMICS MAKING WORKSHOP

Comics Making Workshop for Kids at Pawtucket Public Library JULY 18, 2018 The Providence Comics Consortium will be hosting a free Comics Making Workshop for Kids at the Pawtucket Public Library on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 from 4:00pm – 5:30pm.  Kids ages 7 and up will submerge into visionary sketchbook games, character creation, and penciling…

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IT IS SUMMER. THE NAVY BAND IS HERE.

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IT IS SUMMER. THE NAVY BAND IS HERE.

It wouldn’t be summer without a Navy Band Performance!  The Weaver Library, located at 41 Grove Avenue, East Providence, RI, is proud to present Navy Band Northeast’s Pops Ensemble on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 6:30 PM on the lawn of the library.  The Pops Ensemble performs traditional works for concert band from patriotic classics…

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MENDON: MEGAN PETTY RECOGNIZED

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MENDON: MEGAN PETTY RECOGNIZED

LOCAL RESIDENT RECOGNIZED AS VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR At the Legislative Breakfast event Senator Ryan Fattman, award winner Megan Petty, South Valley Community Advisory Board Member Becky Annis; who presented Ms. Petty’s nomination, and Representative Brian Murray pause after the award ceremony MENDON – At the Center of Hope Foundation/South Valley MA Department of Developmental…

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EAGLES – OWLS – FALCONS – HAWKS

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EAGLES – OWLS – FALCONS – HAWKS

Those Wild and Wonderous Raptors are Back! Eagles, Owls, Falcons and Hawks Descend on Audubon Eastern-Screech-Owls-by-Jason-Major Audubon Raptor Weekend 2018 Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope Street (Route 114), Bristol, RI September 8 & 9, 2018; 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Amazing creatures with long sharp talons, hooked beaks, and highly developed eyesight and hearing…

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HEALTHCARE COSTS IN RETIREMENT

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HEALTHCARE COSTS IN RETIREMENT

4 Ways To Plan For Rising What keeps you up at night? For millions of Americans, it’s the question of how they will fund their healthcare expenses in retirement. A survey from Franklin Templeton Investments about retirement costs found that Americans are most concerned about how they’ll cover medical and pharmaceuticals bills. Those fears are well-founded,…

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