Winter Storms – Red Cross Offers 15 Ways to Stay Safe When Winter Hits

MEDFORD, Mass. Jan. 16, 2019 — With the first significant snow finally in the forecast, the American Red Cross wants New England residents to be ready.

Winter weather poses unique challenges to people faced with bitter cold, snow and ice. The Red Cross has steps you should take to stay safe if you are in the path of winter storms.

“A winter storm is headed to this region and we have safety tips everyone can follow …

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Red Cross Honors 3 Acton Lifeguards

     MEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 13, 2018 – The Red Cross recognized three Acton, Mass., lifeguards Jan. 4 for their actions that saved one and assisted another last August at a community beach.

      Jared Arnold, Andrew Dickinson, and Julia Beerman received the American Red Cross Life Saving Award for quickly responding to a swimmer in trouble at NARA Pond in Action, August 10, 2018.

      Kate Richardson, from American Red Cross Training Services, presented the …

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MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

What’s happening at Groton Dunstable Regional Middle School?

Respectfully submitted by GDRMS School Council, December 2018

Expressing our thoughts through communication Writing is alive across grades and curriculum areas. Students are learning to use text-based evidence to make a strong claim, supported by evidence and reasoning. Students are writing to explain their thinking in math class, to speak about social injustices, to prove to themselves that they could write a million words in a month, …

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RISE SPRING INFORMATION SESSION SCHEDULED ON JANUARY 18 AND COURSES BEGIN FEBRUARY 4

Nashua: The Rivier Institute for Senior Education (RISE) Spring Information Session is scheduled for Friday, January 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Dion Center Reception Room  at Rivier University located on Clement Street (off South Main Street), Nashua, NH.

Seniors can choose from more than 58 five-week courses with two start dates. First term courses begin February 4 and end on March 15; second term courses begin March 18 and end April 26. …

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Dust off your dancing shoes

     Groton Grange #7 invites you to join the fun at our traditional New England Contra Dance on Saturday, January 26th, from 7:30 – 10:00 PM at Historic Groton Grange Hall, 80 Champney Street. This will be an evening of live music and dancing with Groton’s own Contra Banditos along with caller Don Veino, who will teach traditional New England style contra, square, and line dances to the beat of old time fiddle tunes. Beginners are welcome, no experience or partner is necessary.

        Donation at …

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Volunteers, Donors Help Red Cross Serve Residents in 2018

MEDFORD, Mass., December 24, 2018 – This year, our volunteers and donors helped make sure the Red Cross was ready to respond to the needs of the citizens of Massachusetts, as well as those in need across the country.

Starting in September the American Red Cross launched a wide-ranging relief effort to help people in North and South Carolina devastated by Hurricane Florence. In October, Hurricane Michael severely impacted the Florida Panhandle, followed in November by …

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Security Engineered Machinery Builds Playhouse for Veteran Family

WESTBOROUGH, MA, November 29, 2018 On November 28, 2018, Security Engineered Machinery Co., Inc. (SEM), global leader in high security information end-of-life solutions, participated in Operation Playhouse, a unique program offered through Habitat for Humanity Metrowest/Greater Worcester. Operation Playhouse enables local businesses and organizations to build and donate a custom playhouse to benefit the children of local veterans and military personnel. The one-day event culminated with the presentation of the firetruck-themed playhouse to United

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Coming up at Indian Hill

‘BACH’S LUNCH’ CONCERT: Indian Hill Music presents French classical works for wind trio featuring Hazel Malcolmson, bassoon; Catherine Weinfield-Zell, oboe; and Constantine Finehouse, piano. TWO SHOWS – Thursday, January 17 at 11 am and 1:30 pm, 36 King Street, Littleton, MA. Complimentary coffee, tea, cookies; bring your lunch. FREE admission. Reservations required for groups at (978) 486-9524. Learn more at www.indianhillmusic.org.

VINTAGE VOCAL QUARTET at Indian Hill Music: Swing down memory lane …

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Beaver Brook Association, Hollis NH,

Beaver Brook Nature Center hosts tens of thousands of visitors each year to its trails, gardens and educational programs.  This would not be possible with a staff of 7.  Hundreds of volunteers monitor trails, kiosks, help in the office and during special events and classes, work on buildings and grounds, fold maps, and fill bird feeders.
Of these volunteers several are highlighted for Special Merit each year.


Education Volunteer of Special Merit–Lindsey Shaklee moved to …

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TYNGSBOROUGH COUNCIL ON AGING, 169 Westford Rd., Tyngsborough 978-649-9211

You may be interested in “STITCHERS” meet on Mondays from 1 – 2:30pm in the Arts and Crafts room at the Tyngsborough Council on Aging. Our purpose is to supply knitwear to those in need.  They service the Battered Women’s Shelter, Alternative House, My Father’s House, Pregnancy Care Center, Circle Health Hospice Care, and Able to Serve. This season we are working with the Dracut Senior Center Knitters Group to meet the need.  …

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CHELMSFORD CATHOLIC COLLABORATIVE

BINGO: EVERY Thursday Night! St. John the Evangelist Church. 115 Middlesex Street, North Chelmsford. Doors open at 3:00 pm… first game at 6:45 pm. Intermission, door prizes, raffle and hot food. Air-conditioned, well-lit parking lot and elevator

DAILY MASS SCHEDULESt. Mary: Mon-Fri at 7 am. 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9 am. St. John: Mon – Fri at 9 am. 1st and 3rd Saturday at 9 …

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Dunstable Cub Scouts Pack 28

Dunstable Cub Scouts Pack 28
Swallow Union Elementary School
Interested in scouting? Cub Scouts is open to all boys and girls in Kindergarten through 5th grade (age 5 as of 8/28/18). Some of the activities we have planned for the upcoming Scout year include: Pack Campfire @ the Dunstable Rural Land Trust Pinewood Derby Rocket Launch Memorial Day Parade Fishing Derby Hiking For more information, please contact: Jen Neiley Membership Coordinator jen@geoff@gmail.com or Chris Braun, …

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CAREER CENTER OF LOWELL

CAREER CENTER OF LOWELL
107 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA 01852 978-458-2503
Informational Session for the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
This information session will detail services offered by the SCSEP. The program is for those individuals 55 years or older and are unemployed.
Program includes:
…Paid-on-the-job training opportunities at minimum wage in your community.
…An opportunity to update your skills and learn new ones.
…Current job experience for your résumé.
…Job search assistance and …

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New Hampshire Junior Roller Derby Starts Practices in Tyngsboro

New Hampshire Junior Roller Derby is pleased to announce that it began holding league practices in Tyngsboro this fall. Weekly practices will be held at the Tyngsboro Sports Center (500 Potash Hill Rd, Tyngsboro, MA) from 10-11 am.

New Hampshire Junior Roller Derby is open to skaters from ages 7 to 17. The league is based out of the JFK Coliseum in Manchester, NH, but uses other venues for off-season practice space. The team is …

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PLEASE CONSIDER HELPING OUR DAD!

This is our Dad, Joe Doviak: A living husband, a living father of three, a living grandfather of five, a living brother-in-law, a living uncle, a living cousin and a living friend to many. Living….. that is the key word we want to share with you all and we hope and we pray that we can continue to say that word to describe our Dad for many years to come. Living, not only to describe …

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Dunstable Seniors

We are a peer group for those over 60. Seniors meet in the community room of the library every Wednesday of the month. 10:30 – 11:30 Bone Builders, dominos 10:30 – noon, noon, lunch. Second Wednesday at 12:30 BINGO for cash. Last Wednesday of the month, POKENO. SCRABBLE group Wednesdays at 12:30. The Mission of the Dunstable Council on Aging is to serve as a supportive family resource as emerging needs of Dunstable residents become …

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