Wednesday, May 22, 2024

WILDLIFE CROSSINGS ABATE MANY COLLISIONS

EARTHTALK Q&A Wildlife Crossings To The Rescue Pravit Kochar  May 9, 2024 Wildlife crossings across roads in Banff National Park have saved untold numbers of elk, bears, coyotes and other wildlife from death by automobile. Credit: Dawn Danby, FlickrCC. Dear EarthTalk: Have wildlife crossings become more common in North America, and are they effective at […]

RI REFORM BILL FALLS SHORT

RIBLIA Caucus announces LEOBOR reform bill in House falls short SENATOR JONATHAN ACOSTA  STATE HOUSE — The Rhode Island Black, Latino, Indigenous, Asian-American and Pacific Islander Caucus (RIBLIA) has announced that the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights (LEOBOR) reform bill (2024-H 7263, 2024-S 2096) scheduled for a vote in the House Thursday does not include […]

ROUND THE BEND FARM DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS

CHOCOLATE ZUCCHINI BREAD A VISION  A CRAVING  A DELIGHT By Maddie Kay A vision came to me in the field one day as I was harvesting zucchini and experiencing an intense chocolate craving: chocolate zucchini bread. The next day I was on lunch duty, so I decided to make this vision a reality. I searched […]

ATTLEBORO SUSTAINABILITY BY DESIGN

Greetings, The new Sustainability Commission is up-and-running.  I want to thank you for any influence you had to make the commission a reality.  We are now working on projects that will make Attleboro Sustainable by Design.  For more information on the commission, check out: Sustainability Commission. The commission ordinance allows for nine volunteer resident members.  We currently […]

FRIENDS OF LIGHTHOUSE SPONSOR RAFFLE

GREAT GETAWAY RAFFLE TO BENEFIT POMHAM ROCKS LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM Since the completion of interior restoration in 2018, Pomham Rocks Lighthouse has served as a museum. Story boards throughout the house depict the history of Pomham Rocks and the four other lighthouses that once safeguarded East Providence. The showpiece of the museum is Pomham’s original Fresnel […]

GIRL SCOUT SIMONE PUNCHAK HONORED

Local Girl Scout Helps Students with their Mental Health Simone Punchak Warwick, R.I. (May 9, 2024)—Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England is excited and proud to announce that Simone Punchak from Providence, RI has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting. Simone’s Gold Award project is titled Spreading Mental Health Awareness […]

RIPTA: FUTURE OF PROVIDENCE TRANSIT CENTER

RIPTA, Next Wave Rhode Island Partners to kick off comprehensive public input process on the future of the Providence Transit Center Upcoming series of ‘Transit Talks’ public engagement sessions will provide several accessible opportunities for Rhode Islanders to share their opinions as this long-term project progresses Providence, Rhode Island – Continuing a commitment to executing a robust […]