Archive For June 30, 2017

AUDUBON SOCIETY OF RHODE ISLAND

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AUDUBON SOCIETY OF RHODE ISLAND

Birds, Bats and Mushroom Caps! Audubon naturalist and birding expert Laura Carberry (second from right) leads birding programs to scenic destinations across the state. Photo by Deirdre Robinson. Birds, Bats and Mushroom Caps! August 2017 Highlights from the Audubon Society of Rhode Island ??Search for local mushrooms on the damp forest trails, enjoy a cool…

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SENATOR WHITEHOUSE, RI

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SENATOR WHITEHOUSE, RI

Whitehouse Statement on Delay of Senate Health Care Bill ?? Washington, DC ??? Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, released the following statement on Republican Leader Mitch McConnell???s decision to delay a vote on Senate Republicans??? bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act: ???Republicans…

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LITTLE COMPTON RHODE ISLAND

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LITTLE COMPTON RHODE ISLAND

Opening Weekend Festivities Celebrate 20th-Century Artists at Little Compton Historical Society Little Compton Fish Nets by E. Atwater Byers Opening Weekend June 30 & July 1 This Friday and Saturday the Little Compton Historical Society unveils a new special exhibition celebrating thirty-five local artists whose lives and artwork span the twentieth century. From Jennie Furbish???s…

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THE SEA PAGEANT IN NEWPORT

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THE SEA PAGEANT IN NEWPORT

THE SEA PAGEANT IN NEWPORT on AUGUST 21 [Newport, RI] ??? Strange Attractor Theatre Company in collaboration with a community of citizens from across Rhode Island will be presenting The Sea Pageant at First Beach in Newport on August 21, 2017 at 1:30pm. The Sea Pageant is a once-in-a-lifetime happening: a one-day-only, 100-person unison performance…

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MA LAWMAKERS MARIJUANA LEGISLATION

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MA LAWMAKERS MARIJUANA LEGISLATION

Lawmakers Face Dueling Versions of Marijuana Legalization Mike Clifford ??? Commonwealth News Service BOSTON ??? State lawmakers are working against an end-of-month deadline to try to reconcile two competing versions of the marijuana legalization bill. The House was the latest to act on the measure, and Essex Rep. Frank Moran, who chairs the Massachusetts Black…

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PLAINVILLE: SUMMER BOOK SALE

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PLAINVILLE: SUMMER BOOK SALE

Friends of the Plainville Public Library, Inc. Summer Book Sale The Friends of the Plainville Public Library will be holding a Summer Book Sale from July 10 to August 4. Genres will be on sale for one week as follows: July 10 ??? 14 ??? Fiction July 17 ??? 21 ??? Suspense & Mystery July…

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GINA ON ???TRUMPCARE??? BILL

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GINA ON ???TRUMPCARE??? BILL

Governor Raimondo???s Statement on the Immoral Senate Trumpcare Bill PROVIDENCE, R.I. ??? ??Governor Gina M. Raimondo has made the following statement regarding the proposed Senate Trumpcare Bill: ???Congressional Republicans are trying to pass an immoral piece of legislation and they???re hoping that no one notices. The Affordable Care Act is working in Rhode Island. 100,000…

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SENIORS AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN CROSSHAIRS

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SENIORS AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN CROSSHAIRS

Proposed SNAP Cuts Put MA Seniors, People with Disabilities in Crosshairs Mike Clifford ??? Commonwealth News Service BOSTON ??? President Donald Trump wants to take a $193 billion slice out of the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program over the next 10 years, and local advocates say seniors and Bay Staters with disabilities would be hardest…

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WOMENS??? PRO SOCCER

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WOMENS??? PRO SOCCER

BREAKERS VS SPIRIT The Boston Breakers would like to offer all families and friends discounted tickets to enjoy their match versus the Washington Spirit on Saturday July 1st at 4:00pm. ??The Breakers, one of 10 teams in the National Women???s Soccer League (NWSL), play their home games at Jordan Field, 65 North Harvard St., Boston.??…

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RHODE ISLAND AUDUBON

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RHODE ISLAND AUDUBON

??THE BIRD BOOK IS HERE It???s like having an expert by your side! Rhode Island Birding Trails A Guide to the Best Birding Locations in the State has Recently Been Published by the Audubon Society of Rhode Island There is now no excuse to sit on the couch. Pack up your binoculars and go! The…

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