Archive For October 31, 2016

LTE: Now Is the Time to Act

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LTE: Now Is the Time to Act

Vote ‘Yes’ on Question 2 for Charter Schools        by Jacob M. Grossman In the last few months as we approach Election Day, I’ve been troubled by some of the discussion around Question 2 on the upcoming ballot. My hope is that you will vote ‘Yes’ for charter schools and share this message with family, friends and…

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BISHOP FEEHAN HIGH SCHOOL

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BISHOP FEEHAN HIGH SCHOOL

Feehan Math Students + WPI Math Meet = Scholarship From left Jack Keenan, Wesley Gallishaw, Jordan Khabbaz, and Bret Achin. Four Bishop Feehan High School seniors competed in Worcester Poly Tech’s 29th Annual Invitation Math meet on Tuesday, October 18, 2016.   Among the team of Bret Achin (Rehoboth), Wesley Gallishaw (Seekonk), Jack Keenan (Lincoln), and…

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SAINT JOHN’S SCHOOL

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SAINT JOHN’S SCHOOL

SPOOKY, SCARY AND FUN! St. John the Evangelist School recently held their annual Halloween Party and Haunted House. In the school gym, the students of the SJE National Junior Honor Society hosted games, face painting and refreshments. The attendees were treated to a walk-through black room where you had to make your way through the…

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Op-Ed: QUESTION 2

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Op-Ed: QUESTION 2

LETTER TO THE EDITOR As a public school educator in Attleboro, I am extremely concerned about Question 2, the ballot question that would continue to increase the number of charter schools in Massachusetts. Last year, Attleboro lost $2,854,869 to charter schools and, across the state, 231 school districts lost $450 million. If Question 2 is…

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NEXT PHASE OF I-95

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NEXT PHASE OF I-95

NEXT PHASE OF I-95 SOUTH LANE SHIFTS BEGINS THIS WEEKEND Additional lane to be moved to the new Providence Viaduct The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about the second phase of traffic pattern changes on I-95 South at Exit 21 (Atwells Avenue) in Providence. Overnight lane closures are planned for I-95…

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UNITED REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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UNITED REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

FLSA Informational Seminar November 16, 2016 Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Labor issued its much-anticipated final rule changing the regulations for the so-called “white collar” exemptions under the FLSA, and significantly increasing the minimum salary level necessary for employees to be properly classified as exempt executive, administrative, and professional employees. The final rule…

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Elizabeth Warren Endorses Paul Jacques

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Elizabeth Warren Endorses Paul Jacques

US Senator Elizabeth Warren endorses Paul Jacques for State Representative, 4th Bristol District  Paul Jacques 4th Bristol District – October 24, 2016 – Paul Jacques, Candidate for State Representative in the 4th Bristol District today received the endorsement of Massachusetts US Senator Elizabeth Warren. US Senator Warren recently announced her support of Paul Jacques prior…

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BAY VIEW ACADEMY

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BAY VIEW ACADEMY

BAY VIEW ACADEMY CELEBRATES NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP SEMI-FINALISTS AND COMMENDED STUDENTS Cassandra Gendron (Cranston) East Providence, RI – Bay View Academy seniors, Cassandra Gendron (Cranston) and Jessica McDonald (Tiverton) have been named National Merit Semifinalists for 2017. Jessica McDonald (Tiverton) Cassandra and Jessica placed among the top 1 percent of all students in the country…

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