Archive For February 29, 2016

Master Gardeners-Slater Mill

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Master Gardeners-Slater Mill

Master Gardeners announce public programs at Slater Mill for 2016 season ?? (Pawtucket, RI) ??In 2014, the URI Master Gardeners adopted the Sylvanus Brown House garden at Slater Mill as a community project. Since then, volunteer gardeners have logged nearly 300 hours working on the site, researching 18th and 19th century home-based agriculture in America,…

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Ellington At Linden

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Ellington At Linden

???IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD,??? THE SONGS AND STORY OF DUKE ELLINGTON LIVE AT LINDEN PLACE MANSION To celebrate Black History Month, Linden Place Museum will present a Sunday afternoon concert titled, ???In a Sentimental Mood???, featuring songs of one the world???s most famous jazz composers and performers, Duke Ellington. The concert will take place on…

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“Sweetheart Deal”

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“Sweetheart Deal”

Pond Home Receives Donation of Pets?? Bronte Massucco is smiling with Pond Home resident Eda Stockson who has ???Sweetheart??? in her lap, one of the pets Bronte and her family, who own Countryside Veterinary Clinic and Kennell donated. ??WRENTHAM, MA??? Pond Home residents recently welcomed two special members to the facility who made quite a…

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Virtual Cool Idea

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Virtual Cool Idea

Do you love your Bay, but not the Brrrrrr? We know not everyone is a fan of the cold, but we know you are a fan of our Bay, so here???s your chance to support the Splash and earn your medal??from the comforts of your bed, your couch, your tub, or anywhere else you???d rather…

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Slater Mill Jazz

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Slater Mill Jazz

Legends of Boston music scene head to Pawtucket for Slater Mill Jazz (Pawtucket, RI) ??Slater Mill becomes a jazz mill on a Sunday night in March, April, and May, when some of finest musicians that have come out of Boston and Berklee College of the Music over the past four decades perform jazz in the…

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LTE: RhodeWorks Rep. Deborah Ruggiero

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LTE: RhodeWorks Rep. Deborah Ruggiero

RhodeWorks: The right route to a stronger economy ??Rep. Deborah Ruggiero ??Rhode Island has the least-safe bridges and roads in America???visible to anyone traveling the state. A thriving Rhode Island economy is predicated on investing in infrastructure. That???s how we grow the economy, by creating more taxpayers and not more taxes. Over the last 10…

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Arbor Day Foundation

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Arbor Day Foundation

Spring is in the Air Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March and Receive 10 Free Trees The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring by planting trees. Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March 2016 and receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees. ???White flowering dogwoods…

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Memorial???s Family Care Center

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Memorial???s Family Care Center

Psychologist awarded funding for integrated behavioral health program Justin M. Nash, PhD ??Pawtucket, RI ????? Justin M. Nash, PhD, professor in the departments of Family Medicine and Psychiatry and Human Behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and director of behavioral health in family medicine at Memorial Hospital was awarded $15,000 in…

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Blackstone Valley Tourism

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Suggested events for the weekend of February 20-21, 2016 ??WINTER WEEKEND OF LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT AND RECREATION ??Come and enjoy great music, leisurely entertainment and fabulous winter recreation with these fun winter happenings over the February 20-21 weekend in Rhode Island???s Blackstone River Valley, America???s newest National Historical Park. ??Noted for its vibrant cultural scene and…

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Op-Ed: Sanders and Brockovich

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Op-Ed: Sanders and Brockovich

Flint just one example of need to upgrade water supply?? By Bernie Sanders and Erin Brockovich Flint is experiencing a disaster ??? and there isn???t anything ???natural??? about the circumstances that have left the city???s drinking water poisoned with lead. The situation in Flint is what happens when public officials who, in their reckless zeal…

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