Archive For June 30, 2019

EARTHTALK: BUSINESS CLIMATE ACCORDS

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EARTHTALK: BUSINESS CLIMATE ACCORDS

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine   Dear EarthTalk: What are American businesses doing to help the U.S. meet its Paris climate accord commitments? — M. Francis, New York, NY   Not every business leader in the U.S. agrees with Donald Trump that global warming isn’t worth the worry. Anyone looking at…

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BOAT SAFETY INDEX AND ADVICE

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BOAT SAFETY INDEX AND ADVICE

THE BOATS.COM FOURTH OF JULY BOATING SAFETY INDEX Fireworks on boats is not a good idea! It may seem obvious, but doing fireworks on boats is never a good idea. The Consumer Product Safety Commision reports that on average, 280 people go to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the…

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RHODE ISLAND AUDUBON

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RHODE ISLAND AUDUBON

It’s All About Birds and Boats in August! August 2019 Highlights from the Audubon Society of Rhode Island BY ED HUGHES: BLACK CROWNED NIGHT HERON  Audubon offers cool kayak paddles, a morning birding cruise on the Seekonk River and a Swallow Spectacular boat trip up the Connecticut River. There’s nothing like being on the water…

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RI: STUDENT LOAN BILL OF RIGHTS

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RI: STUDENT LOAN BILL OF RIGHTS

Treasurer Magaziner, Attorney General Neronha applaud lawmakers on Student Loan bill of Rights PROVIDENCE, R.I. —  Treasurer Seth Magaziner and Attorney General Peter Neronha commended lawmakers for passing a Student Loan Bill of Rights to protect Rhode Islanders through new consumer protections and oversight of student loan servicing practices.   “There is a growing student debt…

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ATTLEBORO: JOHN CARTY HONORED

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ATTLEBORO: JOHN CARTY HONORED

Library Trustee, John Carty, Honored for 26 Years of Service   On Friday, June 14, at the Friends of Attleboro Public Library’s End of Year and Volunteer Recognition Celebration in the Marble Lobby, retiring Library Trustee and Treasurer, John Carty was honored.   Mayor Paul Heroux presented Mr. Carty with a certificate from the Mayor’s…

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WEAVER FARMERS MARKET

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WEAVER FARMERS MARKET

Fresh food, live music, and Imagination Playground make the Weaver Library Farmers’ Market a great summer destination!   EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (June 28, 2019) – The Weaver Library Farmers Market will be closed on July 4th and will resume on Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 4 -7pm offering  fresh food, live music, and Imagination Playground on the beautiful…

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FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

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FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

Pawtucket Library(13 Summer Street)  Wednesday, July 3, 2019  6:00 pm Campbell Auditorium               Children and their families are invited to Family Movie Night at the Pawtucket Public Library on Wednesday, July 3rd at 6:00 pm.    The featured film is an animated adventure for all ages.   A young girl named June with a big imagination make…

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PAWTUCKET HIRING LIFEGUARDS

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PAWTUCKET HIRING LIFEGUARDS

City Looking for Lifeguards for City Pool   Pawtucket – The City of Pawtucket is looking for certified lifeguards to open up the Fairlawn Veterans Memorial Park Pool. The City has offered to reimburse a hired lifeguard up to $175 for a current American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding (non-surf)/First Aid/CPR/AED for one complete season of…

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