Archive For April 28, 2018

CROCOSMIA: PLANT IN MAY

By |

CROCOSMIA: PLANT IN MAY

Crocosmia: a real burst of energy! From orange-yellow to fiery red. Having crocosmias in your garden guarantees warm late-summer color. Starting in August ??? and sometimes earlier ??? you???ll be taking pleasure from the thickly clustered flowers covering their racemes. They???re also stunning in combination with other late-summer flowers and ornamental grasses. The colors of…

Read more »

EARTHTALK: APPAREL INDUSTRY

By |

EARTHTALK: APPAREL INDUSTRY

Dear EarthTalk: I heard that the apparel industry has a huge carbon footprint and environmental impact. What are manufacturers doing to combat this problem????????? ???????????????? — Bea Wilson, Miami, FL ?? It is true that making and distributing new clothing has a huge impact on the environment. Cotton production is beset by synthetic chemical inputs…

Read more »

STAGES OF FREEDOM

By |

STAGES OF FREEDOM

Bow Ties for Boys 2018 a Huge Success! Thank you to all the boys,??splendid sponsors, and magnificent mentors??from our community, Brown and Byrant Universities, for making our??6th Annual Bow Ties for Boys a Success! Boys, ages 5-13, learned how to shake hands, introduce themselves, hold a conversation, and??tie a bow tie. Each boy left with…

Read more »

WELLS FARGO CONSUMER SECURITY?

By |

WELLS FARGO CONSUMER SECURITY?

Treasurer Magaziner, Coalition of Investors Secure Commitment from Wells Fargo to Review and Report on Business Practices that Led to Widespread Consumer Fraud SETH MAGAZINER PROVIDENCE, RI – Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner was one of 23 investors that have secured a commitment from banking giant Wells Fargo to publish a business standards report on…

Read more »

URI MASTER GARDENERS AT GLOCESTER REUBEN MASON HOUSE

By |

URI MASTER GARDENERS AT GLOCESTER REUBEN MASON HOUSE

Glocester Heritage Society ??? Historic Home Tour April 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm?? The URI Master Gardeners, who maintain the Medicinal Garden at the Dorr Rebellion Museum, will hold a public education talk on spring garden clean up. 11:00 am to 3:00 pm?? Opening Day of the Reuben Mason House and Medicinal Garden….

Read more »

LIFT THE CAP ON KIDS

By |

LIFT THE CAP ON KIDS

Massachusetts House Votes to Repeal the Family Welfare Cap BOSTON ??? April 26, 2018 ??? The Massachusetts House of Representatives voted unanimously this week to repeal the family welfare cap. The family cap denies children in deep poverty $100 a month in aid and a clothing allowance of $300 a year if the child was…

Read more »

“TILL IT’S OVER, OVER THERE”

By |

“TILL IT’S OVER, OVER THERE”

Rhode Island Industry and the First World War ?? Newport, RI ??? Is war good for business? It was 100 years ago. Join Morgan Grefe, Executive Director for the Rhode Island Historical Society at the Newport Historical Society on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 5:30 to present a lecture on Rhode Island???s booming industry during…

Read more »

Family Movie Night

By |

Family Movie Night

Pawtucket Library?? Wednesday, May 2, 2018 6:00 pm Campbell Auditorium Find out what happens when zombies go to high school during the next Family Movie Night at the Pawtucket Public Library on Wednesday, May 2nd at 6:00 pm. The 2018 live action musical by Disney is about a community where teens inspire positive change by…

Read more »