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MA PRESCHOOL DEVELOPMENT GRANT

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MA PRESCHOOL DEVELOPMENT GRANT

MASSACHUSETTS AWARDED $1.8 MILLION FEDERAL PRESCHOOL DEVELOPMENT GRANT GOVERNOR BAKER Award focuses on improving outcomes for young children and building stronger connections across programs LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR POLITO BOSTON –The Baker-Polito Administration announced that Massachusetts received $1.8 million from the federal Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Child Care for a Preschool Development Grant Birth…

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EARTH TALK: OVER FISHING CONCERNS

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EARTH TALK: OVER FISHING  CONCERNS

Dear EarthTalk: There’s a lot of talk about over fishing and pollution wreaking havoc in marine ecosystems, but has anyone actually studied if there is less wildlife in the oceans these days? — Melissa Cassidy, Raleigh, NC Environmental advocates do spend a lot of time harping about threats to our oceans, but sadly for all of…

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CINE QUEBEC: MUSEUM OF WORK AND CULTURE

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CINE QUEBEC: MUSEUM OF WORK AND CULTURE

MoWC’s Ciné Québec to Pick Official Entry for 2019 R.I. International Film Festival MoWC-Hochelaga-Terre-des-mes WOONSOCKET, R.I. – The Museum of Work & Culture invites the public to an upcoming event that will help curate the 2019 Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival.   Ciné Québec, an evening of Québecois films in celebration of the month…

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PSYCHIC FAIR FUNDRAISER NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH

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PSYCHIC FAIR FUNDRAISER NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH

Falls Firebarn Museum March 9th Psychic Fair Fundraiser  The Falls Firebarn Museum of North Attleborough History will hold a Psychic Fair Fundraiser at the museum from 12 until 5 on Saturday, March 9th. The cost of a 15 minute reading is $20 and an admission charge of $2 includes a chance at a door prize….

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NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

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NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

HIGHLIGHTS FRIENDS BRUINS BASKET RAFFLE The Friends of the Library Bruins Basket Raffle includes Boston Bruins jersey autographed by Cam Neely (with certificate of authenticity) Boston Bruins family cheer framed print, and unopened McFarlane Toys NHL Legends Bobby Orr Series 4 figure (his famous overtime goal to win the Stanley Cup in 1970). Raffle runs…

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CELTIC CONCERT AT OCC COFFEEHOUSE WRENTHAM MA

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CELTIC CONCERT AT OCC COFFEEHOUSE WRENTHAM MA

CELTIC CONCERT BY FELLSWATER IN WRENTHAM ON SATURDAY, MARCH 2   HIGHLIGHTS   Fellswater, Boston’s dynamic Celtic music ensemble, will be performing on Saturday, March 2, 7:30 p.m., at OCC Coffeehouse, Original Congregational Church in the center of Wrentham.   They play a wide range of music from traditional to modern compositions that draws from…

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“WATERSHED RAMBLINGS”

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“WATERSHED RAMBLINGS”

WHERE TWO WATERSHEDS MEET AND TWO WATERSHEDS PART  BY DON DUCETTE A layman’s perspective… A seemingly obscure piece of real estate in Seekonk east of Arcade Avenue and south of Ledge Road exists, as the tiny Runnins River drains toward Hundred Acre Cove in Barrington, Rhode Island. This area is of extended wetland and interspersed…

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“UNDRESS HISTORY” AN “HISTORY SPACE” EVENT

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“UNDRESS HISTORY” AN “HISTORY SPACE” EVENT

RIHS and Newport Historical Society to ‘Undress History’ at Events Costume Maker, Historian, and Educator Quinn Burgess Will Discuss Women’s Sportswear   PROVIDENCE and NEWPORT, R.I. – The Rhode Island Historical Society and the Newport Historical Society are “Undressing History” again.   In two upcoming events – on February 28 in Providence and March 28…

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