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THE CULTURAL CENTER OF CAPE COD

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THE CULTURAL CENTER OF CAPE COD

THIS WEEK’S MUSE   ELISABETH FRINK “I feel I must always have the last touch on everything of mine.”   Elisabeth Frink was an English sculptor, best known for her bronze outdoor figures and animals, formed with distinctive, energetic cuts and highly worked surfaces.   She was born in 1930 in Great Thurlow, an ancient village—first mentioned…

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RHODE ISLAND WOMEN’S EXPO

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RHODE ISLAND WOMEN’S EXPO

Rhode Island Women’s Expo is back! May 21, 2023   GET READY GIRLS! WE’RE BACK!     ONE DAY ONLY – UNDER ONE ROOF – MEET OVER 80 LOCAL BUSINESSES YOU’LL LOVE!   ADMISSION IS FREE TO FIRST 500 WOMEN WHO PRE-REGISTER ONLINE.   Come join us May 21st for the Rhode Island Women’s Expo! Guests…

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USDA: ORGANIC PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM

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USDA: ORGANIC PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM

USDA Builds Out Regional Networks for the Transition to Organic Partnership Program     The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the partner organizations that farmers can contact to learn more about transitioning to organic. These organizations are also entry points for existing organic farmers wanting to serve as paid mentors to help establish…

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RI GOP STATE OF THE STATE RESONS

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RI GOP STATE OF THE STATE RESONS

Senate Minority Leader Jessica de la Cruz State of the State Response   JESSICA   Good evening fellow Rhode Islanders. My name is Jessica de la Cruz. I’m the Minority Leader in your Rhode Island Senate. As a daughter of Portuguese immigrants, a working mom of three school-age boys, a dedicated wife, and a lifelong…

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EARTHTALK: RECYCLE SOLAR PANELS?

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EARTHTALK: RECYCLE SOLAR PANELS?

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine   We sure do love our solar panels, but in 10-20 years a lot of them will be heading for landfills if we don’t figure out how to recycle them. Credit: Pexels.com.   Dear EarthTalk: How are we going to deal with all the waste…

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BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY

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BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY

A Home for Social Justice     Martin Richard Institute to occupy newly renovated Summer Street building.   By Brian Benson | October 4, 2022 Photo by Charlie Peters, G’20   Whether tutoring at-risk children, striving for racial equity and women’s rights, or building water filters in Cambodia, social justice is at the core of a…

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“TEN MILE RIVER RAMBLES”

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“TEN MILE RIVER RAMBLES”

Americana Now BY DON DOUCETTE     Stayed in all day today – did not want to risk slip and fall.   I took a deep late afternoon nap – trying to rid myself of the aftereffects of my recent medical therapy.   Nancy presently has breaded chicken thighs and baked potatoes oven roasting –…

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LITTLE COMPTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY- “INSPIRED CRAFT”

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LITTLE COMPTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY- “INSPIRED CRAFT”

WORKSHOPS IN WEAVING AND NEEDLE FELTING   Suzi Ballenger’s studio at Shady Lea   Crafting Series Precedes 2023 “Inspired Craft” Exhibition LITTLE COMPTON, RI, January 18 –   Local craftmakers and artisans are offering a series of workshops with individualized instruction this winter and spring in anticipation of the Little Compton Historical Society’s 2023 Inspired…

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