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GARY KROFTA: “A GUIDED WALK” – ATTLEBORO LAND TRUST

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GARY KROFTA: “A GUIDED WALK” – ATTLEBORO LAND TRUST

Local naturalist Gary Krofta will lead a guided walk at the Anthony Lawrence Wildlife Preserve on Saturday, August 24, 2019   Gary Krofta leading a guided walk at the Lawrence Preserve, 8/31/13- Image credit: C. Adler   The preserve features a pristine freshwater marsh, on the Seven Mile River, that provides habitat for a variety of…

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THEATRE BY THE SEA ON AUGUST 26, 2019

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THEATRE BY THE SEA ON AUGUST 26, 2019

HARVEY ROBBINS’ SUPERSTARS OF LAS VEGAS WAKEFIELD, RI – Theatre By The Sea (TBTS) owner and producer Bill Hanney is proud to welcome back Harvey Robbins, who enjoyed a phenomenally successful performance of his Doo-Wopp Hall of Fame of America and Motown earlier this season. Mr. Robbins will close out this season’s Monday Concerts and Events series with his Superstars of Las Vegas show on Monday,…

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UNITED REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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UNITED REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

New Hope is 40 Years Old They Celebrated by Moving into a New Facility   New Hope commemorated the beginning of its fifth decade by moving into its new facility at 247 Maple Street in Attleboro. New Hope is an organization dedicated to ending the cycle of domestic and sexual violence. Expanding services and an expanding…

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RISCA GRANTS AND GRANT WRITING

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RISCA GRANTS AND GRANT WRITING

Get ready for October 1st! Upcoming Grant writing and Budget Workshops Fall 2019 Grants are now open! Deadline is October 1st. You can apply for grants in the following programs this fall:   Project Grants for Individuals Fellowships (Choreography, Drawing & Printmaking, Music Composition, New Genres, Painting) Project Grants in Education Project Grant in Education for…

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EARTHTALK: ALASKA’S BRISTOL BAY

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EARTHTALK: ALASKA’S BRISTOL BAY

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: What’s the background of the controversy over whether to allow development of a big copper and gold mine near Alaska’s Bristol Bay? — C. Karo, Pittsburgh, PA   Environmentalists, fishermen and Native Americans breathed a sigh of relief in 2014 when the Obama…

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BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY

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BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY

Calling All Alumni: Move-In can be a Bear! Fall Move-In is just around the corner! Volunteer today. We are looking for faculty, staff, students and alumni members to volunteer their time to the 2019 Bear Brigade. You will greet students and families, offer directions or provide actual move-in support to students starting the semester at Bridgewater…

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MASSACHUSETTS LOBSTER MEN

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MASSACHUSETTS LOBSTER MEN

Massachusetts Lobstermen Test Ropeless Fishing Gear to Save Right Whales Jenn Stanley-Commonwealth News Service BOSTON – Researchers say conservationists and the fishing industry must work together to save the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale. Only about 400 of these whales are left living in the wild, and scientists say human activity is to blame….

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FREEDOM FACTOR IS BACK!

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FREEDOM FACTOR IS BACK!

Register Now for These Great Events! Sons of Providence Book Discussion    Join us for a lively discussion on Charles Rappleye’s compelling book about the famed Brown Brothers of Providence and the slave trade.   View a pop-up exhibit on a newly discovered 1763 letter from John Brown about the purchase of a “negro” woman and…

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