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EARTHTALK: LITHIUM MINES

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EARTHTALK: LITHIUM MINES

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine    An expanding lithium mine in Arizona is threatening the Hualapai tribe’s cultural and historic sites. Credit: Richard Martin, FlickrCC. Dear EarthTalk: Why is lithium mining so bad for the environment? — Jane B., Atlanta, GA Lithium is called “white gold” for good reason: the…

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TIVERTON FOUR CORNERS

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TIVERTON FOUR CORNERS

Hiroya Tsukamoto Concert & Workshop June 12th 2:00 PM $20 Guitar Workshop (11:00 AM) & Concert $40 Limited spaces available for workshop; please bring your own instrument. We are pleased to welcome Hiroya Tsukamoto back to the Meeting House! Hiroya is a guitarist and composer originally from Kyoto, Japan. Blending world music, jazz and folk, Tsukamoto has…

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OP-ED: SINGLE-PAYER HEALTHCARE

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OP-ED:  SINGLE-PAYER HEALTHCARE

Single-Payer Healthcare: The Wrong Prescription   By Janet Trautwein Legislators in several states are taking up the charge for “Medicare for All.” In California, Democrats call for “a universal, single-payer healthcare system” as part of their party platform. A bid to install such a system failed in the California Assembly at the end of January,…

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PAWTUCKET PARKS AND RECREATION

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PAWTUCKET PARKS AND RECREATION

Pawtucket Parks & Recreation Division Announce Summer Session for Recreation/ Wellness Classes The Pawtucket Parks & Recreation Division has announced their lineup of recreational classes and programs for the upcoming summer season. Classes will encompass an eight week session that take place at the Slater Memorial Park Pavilion located at 833 Armistice Boulevard and on…

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ATTLEBORO ARTS MUSEUM

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ATTLEBORO ARTS MUSEUM

And All That Jazz!  The Viktor Schreckengost Mangbetu Award Art Educator Group Exhibition SOUNDS LIKE LOVE BY SANDY COLEMAN Community Gallery Exhibition: June 2nd – 29th, 2022 Art Educator Recognition Ceremony:    Thurs, June 16th from 5:30-6:30pm Attleboro Arts Museum 86 Park Street, Attleboro, MA Free and open to all   “Sounds Like Love” by…

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RI HOUSE PASSES REPURPOSED AFFORDABLE HOUSING BILL

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RI HOUSE PASSES REPURPOSED AFFORDABLE HOUSING BILL

House passes Rep. Baginski’s bill allowing vacant school and municipal buildings to be repurposed as affordable housing               STATE HOUSE – The House of Representatives today passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Jacquelyn Baginski (D-Dist. 17, Cranston) which would allow the repurposing of vacant and unused school and municipal buildings for affordable housing.              …

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WELLFLEET, MA: OUTERMOST CONTRA DANCE

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WELLFLEET, MA: OUTERMOST CONTRA DANCE

Outermost Contra Dance     Presented by Outermost Contra Dance at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, Wellfleet MA MAY 22, 2022      Celebrate warmer weather with Outermost Contra Dance! Swing your partner, dosido your friends and neighbors, and let the music guide your feet!   Eastham caller Pat Nash will be calling a variety of contra dances and…

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USPS SWANSEA, MASSACHUSETTS

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USPS SWANSEA, MASSACHUSETTS

USPS Connect Ribbon Cutting USPS to unveil its latest service to aid small businesses   Swansea, MA — The Postal Service will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil our newest offering for small businesses, USPS Connect. An integral part of the Postal Service’s Delivering for America Plan, USPS Connect will allow small business owners…

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