Archive For March 31, 2019

EARTHTALK: HAIR CARE WORKERS BEWARE

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EARTHTALK: HAIR CARE WORKERS BEWARE

Does Hair Dye Cause Cancer?Studies Are Mixed — But Hair Care Workers Beware   Dear EarthTalk: My hairdresser was just diagnosed with leukemia and I wonder if there is a link between the chemicals in hair dye and cancer? —Cyndi B., Tallahassee, FL   Studies are mixed about whether permanent hair dye causes cancer, but…

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“HISTORY SPACE” A NEWPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY PROGRAM

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“HISTORY SPACE” A NEWPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY PROGRAM

A Colonist’s Wardrobe with Dan Rosen A Newport Historical Society History Space Program  Image-credit-Andrea-Ewing-Callicutt Newport, RI – When Newport, Rhode Island was founded in 1639, what were people wearing? Join the Newport Historical Society’s History Space event, A Colonist’s Wardrobe, on Saturday April 20, 2019, from 10 am-2 pm, at the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House, 17 Broadway, Newport, RI, for an…

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FOSTER PUBLIC LIBRARY RHODE ISLAND

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FOSTER PUBLIC LIBRARY RHODE ISLAND

The Value of the Book by Ray Rickman A Rhode Island Library Day special event hosted by The Foster Public Library   Saturday, April 13 at 1 pm, Foster Public Library, 184 Howard Hill Road, Foster, RI 02825   Do you have books you treasure in your home?  Are you curious about what your book might…

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OP-ED: SENATOR JAMES C. SHEEHAN

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OP-ED:  SENATOR JAMES C. SHEEHAN

QUESTIONABLE VALUE OF MOC CERTIFICATIONS By Senator James C. Sheehan   There are few professionals whose dedication and knowledge can match that of our physicians. Doctors should be respected and supported for that professionalism, especially since we literally put our lives in their hands.    In order to do that, I have submitted legislation (2019-S…

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TEN MILE RAMBLE

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TEN MILE RAMBLE

WATERSHED VENTURE TALES AND TRAILS BY DON DOUCETTE   An inspection tour of the Ten Mile River this morning between West Bacon Street in Plainville and south to North Attleboro’s North End behind the Woodcock Garrison House proved an informative venture.   After flowing beneath West Bacon Street, the Ten Mile River skirts the western…

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MICHAEL P. SMITH’S “MOBY-DICK” AT WEAVER

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MICHAEL P. SMITH’S “MOBY-DICK” AT WEAVER

Acclaimed songwriter to perform at Weaver Library Celebrated Chicago songwriter Michael P. Smith performs original songs inspired by Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick at the Weaver Library on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 7 pm.   An avid reader, Smith could not resist transforming texts from this seminal novel in to ballads, shanties, story-songs and powerful anthems.   Infused…

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OAK KNOLL SCHOOL VACATION WEEK

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OAK KNOLL SCHOOL VACATION WEEK

Spring Vacation Camp Dates: Apr. 15th through 19th Time: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Audience:  Children Ages 4.5 to 12 Members:  $265 for the week* Nonmembers: $330 for the week*   *Extended hours 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm, $20/day or $90 for the week (members & non-members)   Join the adventure and explore Oak Knoll…

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SENIOR LEADERS ANNOUNCED MASSACHUSETTS EXECUTIVE OFFICES

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SENIOR LEADERS ANNOUNCED MASSACHUSETTS EXECUTIVE OFFICES

Senior Leaders Announced at the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development and Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism  Boston – March 29, 2019 – Today, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy announced three new members of his senior leadership team in the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED) and the Massachusetts Office…

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