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TAX-PREP HELP AVAILABLE TO MA FAMILIES

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TAX-PREP HELP AVAILABLE TO MA FAMILIES

Tax-Prep Help Available for Low-to-Moderate-Income MA Families     Lily Bohlke – Commonwealth News Service   With tax season underway, Massachusetts groups are raising awareness about the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), an IRS-sponsored program to help people file their income taxes correctly and maximize their refunds.   Community Action agencies and other groups…

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ATTLEBORO NAMES FIRST POET LAUREATE

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ATTLEBORO NAMES FIRST POET LAUREATE

The Attleboro Public Library and Attleboro’s 1ABC committee is pleased to announce that Briana Serradas has been named the city’s first Poet Laureate. Briana Serradas Serradas, 22, is a lifelong resident of Attleboro.  She attended the Foxborough Regional Charter School and earned degrees from Vassar College in Political Science and English before returning to the…

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RHODE ISLAND SHINES IN NEW HBO SERIES

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RHODE ISLAND SHINES IN NEW HBO SERIES

RHODE ISLAND SHINES IN NEW HBO SERIES “THE GILDED AGE”     The Rhode Island Film & TV Office is pleased to announce that Lord Julian Fellowes’ new HBO television drama series, The Gilded Age, which filmed in Newport and Warwick in early 2021, will have its world premiere on Monday, January 24, 2022. Set in…

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JOIN THE SNEP NETWORK

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JOIN THE SNEP NETWORK

Upcoming SNEP Network Webinar!  Sign up for the Webinar using the link below!    The Stormwater Tree Trench Guide    Stormwater Tree Trench Design Options Guide Training  Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am ET Register Now via Zoom Webinar  Webinar Description:   The Stormwater Tree Trench Design Guide was developed by…

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WOONSOCKET: MUSEUM OF WORK & CULTURE

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WOONSOCKET:  MUSEUM OF WORK & CULTURE

Free Virtual Valley Talks Continue with Presentation on History of the Blackstone Valley Landscape     WOONSOCKET, R.I. – Valley Talks, a series of biweekly historical lectures by the Museum of Work & Culture, a division of the Rhode Island Historical Society, continues Sunday, February 6 at 1pm on Zoom. In this talk, retired National…

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NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION

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NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Mass Higher Ed Commish, UConn Prez Announce Departures By John O. Harney   Comings and Goings …   Carlos Santiago Carlos Santiago, commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, announced he will step down in June. Born in Puerto Rico, Santiago became the Bay State’s first Latino higher ed commissioner in 2015 after serving as deputy…

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MASSACUSETTS’ SCHOOL CONPREHENSIVE COVID PLAN

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MASSACUSETTS’ SCHOOL CONPREHENSIVE COVID PLAN

MA Educators, Parents: Schools Need Comprehensive COVID Protection Plan Lily Bohlke – Commonwealth News Service   Parents, educators and school nurses are calling on Gov. Charlie Baker to take steps toward a comprehensive state-run COVID-19 protection plan.   They say with the Omicron variant causing surges in hospitalizations across Massachusetts, the Commonwealth needs a state-run in-school vaccination…

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CULTURAL CENTER OF CAPE COD

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CULTURAL CENTER OF CAPE COD

THIS WEEK’S MUSE TONI MORRISON   “I’m a believer in the power of knowledge and the ferocity of beauty, so from my point of view, your life is already artful – waiting, just waiting for you to make it art.”   Toni Morrison was an acclaimed American novelist whose works continue to be widely praised…

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