Archive For June 18, 2019

LINDEN PLACE BRISTOL RHODE ISLAND

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LINDEN PLACE BRISTOL RHODE ISLAND

Lecture & Book Signing: The Leaders of Rhode Island’s Golden Age   On Thursday, July 11, 2019, local author and President of the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame, Patrick Conley, will take us through important points in RI’s history, the subject of his newly published book, The Leaders of Rhode Island’s Golden Age.   It was…

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COMMONWEALTH TOPS IN EDUCATION

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COMMONWEALTH TOPS IN EDUCATION

Report Ranks Commonwealth Tops in Education, But Not for All By Jenn Stanley: Commonwealth News Service BOSTON – A new report ranks Massachusetts second overall in child well-being, but advocates for kids and families say it’s no time to be complacent – as there is room for improvement.    The new Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids…

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BISHOP FEEHAN FLAHERTY SCHOLARSHIP

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BISHOP FEEHAN FLAHERTY SCHOLARSHIP

Flaherty Scholarship Marks 25th Year at Bishop Feehan High School   ATTLEBORO, MA –  Bishop Feehan High School Class of 2019 graduate Matt Zawaski received the William “Bill” Flaherty Memorial Scholarship during the school’s Class Day awards ceremony on May 23.   The presentation marked the 25th consecutive year the Flaherty family has celebrated a…

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ON THE LAWN AT WEAVER

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ON THE LAWN AT WEAVER

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES The East Providence Public Library is proud to announce the schedule for its 2019 Summer Concert Series, which will begin on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm with a performance by the Warwick Symphony Orchestra on the Weaver Library lawn.   The library is thrilled that the 70-piece orchestra included Weaver Library in…

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WATERSHED RAMBLES

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WATERSHED RAMBLES

“Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin.” (Sermon on the Mount) By Don Doucette What does a vacant commuter parking lot have to offer after the commuters and their transport have scattered? Several years ago I observed from the Attleboro transport commuter parking area the demolition…

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EARTHTALK: ACNE REMEDIES

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EARTHTALK: ACNE REMEDIES

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine   Dear EarthTalk: I suffer from occasional acne but am loathe to treat it with harsh chemicals. Do you know of all-natural ways to get rid of pimples or prevent them altogether? — J. W., Miami, FL   Acne—when sebum from oil glands under the…

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COMMUNITY GARDEN OPEN HOUSE

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COMMUNITY GARDEN OPEN HOUSE

Attleboro Community Garden Annual Open House Garden Party   The Attleboro Community Garden will hold its annual Garden Party this Saturday, June 22nd from 10:30 am to noon.   The Garden open house starts at 10:30. Master Gardener Kathi Gariepy will present a morning workshop at 11:00 am on Diseases and Pests in the Garden. There will…

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EPHS HIGHLIGHTS

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EPHS HIGHLIGHTS

East Providence Historical Society Annual Picnic – June 24, 6:00 Annual meeting and elections to be held on June 24. Food is served at 6:00. Plan to come a bit early to enjoy the beautiful setting at Hunts Mills. Bring a side dish or salad. Anyone is welcome. Members: $4.00, Guests $6:00 (no rain date)…

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