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The government is set on a course of doing all that it can to erode access to justice and to penalise the most vulnerable member in our society, those who have sustained injured through no fault of their own. Strong words I know but let me explain why I hold this view.

A new club at a local high school that's making a difference in students' well-being. It's a once-a-week yoga class at Classical High School, open to students and faculty. This is a class of a different sort, here at Classical High School. "Anyone who wants to come and has Thursday afternoon free, we are up here doing yoga,” said Beth Battey, assistant principal at the high school. Ann Cedergren, a guidance counselor at the high school, helped bring the yoga club to life…

Father’s Day is a celebration of ‘fathers’ in all their many guises. It is an opportunity to recognise and show appreciation for the contribution that Fathers make to their families ..

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PROVIDENCE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Project Type: Zone Assignment Applicant: Champlin Development Project Description: If at a future date, Providence City annexes Parcel No. 02-096-0058, generally located in the area of 505 West 500 South, Nic Porter, agent for Champlin Development is requesting the City assign it Single-Family High at the time of annexation. The property is currently in…

Promoting healthy bodies and healthy minds is an initiative that’s aimed at better engaging children and their families. It’s being done through the Health Equity Zone. There are 10 Health Equity Zones in the Ocean State, all of them funded through the Rhode Island Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control. In Washington County, that zone has adopted the “5-2-1-0, Let's go,” initiative. "Five stands for eating five servings of fruits and vegetables every day.

The appeal for help is STILL on to complete works before the new season starts, so PLEASE can you spare a couple of hours on Saturday mornings

One uncut square of Korean hanji paper, 12", 2004, a composition in the series of crustaceans
One uncut, untrimmed sheet of handmade paper, 12", 2003, a composition in my series of origami mammals. Classical origami is "one sheet, no cuts." But we still have to cut the paper to square. Or do we? This figure is designed to use an untrimmed sheet of handmade paper; the rough, irregular deckle edge is used to realize the mane.
One uncut square of St.-Armand paper, 8",…

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Prominent GOP pollster Frank Luntz is warning Republican lawmakers that the public's views on climate change are shifting and that ignoring the issue could cost them important votes at the ballot box.

The U.S. National Tick Collection is the largest continuously curated collection of ticks in the world

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study...

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Event on June 13, 2019
Bob Brooks will be speaking at a Lunch & Learn Seminar, entitled “Marijuana and Your Workforce; What You Need to Know.” This seminar is sponsored by the Occupational and Environmental Health Center of Rhode Island. Bob’s presentation will focus on marijuana use and its implications on employers and employees.
Thursday, June 13, 2019

We would like to share a few safety tips when an emergency vehicle is approaching or stopped on the side of the road while driving.

There was always one helicopter pilot then-Lt. Frank Guidara could count on: Arizona. And, like clockwork, Arizona responded to Guidara’s call for help.

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the Third World Day of the Poor, 2019: The hope of the poor shall not perish for ever, 13 June 2019

New Delhi and San Francisco set new June heat milestones Monday as a study concluded last summer's widespread heat records "would not have occurred without human-induced climate change."

For more detailed information, check out this article on our website: How to choose the best air conditioner for your home: Comparing HVAC systems: w...

You don't need to spend a lot on cleaning supplies to get the job done. Here are some everyday cleaning tools that serve double duty from the pros at Consumer Reports.

The little things you do often add up to big change and using these small smart devices may add up to big change on your energy bill.

Commencement will take place Thursday, June 13 at 10:30 a.m. in The Grove (rain location: Field House). Gara Field and Matt Glendinning were interviewed by m...

Protesters dressed as swamp creatures kayaked down a river while others marched along a bike path, past private tennis courts and swanky swimming pools

Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.
June 11, 2019
The Brotherhood of Temple Beth-El presented the 2019 Charles Lindenbaum Person of the Year Award to Rob Stolzman, President, Temple Beth-El.
The event took place on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Temple Beth-El’s 96th Annual Meeting of the Brotherhood. Rob has been serving as President of the board for three years, now serving in his fourth and final year of a second two-year term. He has served on the board for twelve years.
Rob Stolzman

We're still experiencing the effects that gypsy moth infestation even though it ended two years ago! Hundreds of thousands of trees across Southern New England were killed. Parts of the wooded areas in Charlestown are scarred from the most recent ravaging by gypsy moths. William Hartman said half of his 16 acre property has dead trees. "Oh they did a lot of damage now in just that two years and still we're seeing trees still dying off," said Hartman. As we've reported before…

Environmental Protection Agency is battling its own board of science advisers over its controversial plan to dismiss certain types of scientific research from consideration when issuing rules.

Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C
June 11, 2019
Christine M. DiBiase is a member of the firm’s Business & Corporate Law Group. Christine’s practice involves assisting clients in a wide range of corporate and real estate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, general corporate governance, commercial and residential real estate transactions, and land use and zoning compliance
Prior to joining Adler Pollock & Sheehan, Christine served as…

If your loved one has been abused while under the care of nursing home, call the Law Firm of d’Oliveira & Associates today for help.

06/11/2019 - Job opening: HVAC Install Technician **Hiring Bonus** job at ServiceOne in Omaha, NE. Apply online at Careerlink.

“What the Merchants of Death Won’t Tell You: The Irrefutable Facts about Asbestos” an ADAO PSA Posted on May 30, 2019 How many Americans think asbestos has already been banned? Between misleading reports about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recent significant new use rule (SNUR) and decades of industry propaganda, the number may be higher …

We must look to our ocean to develop and implement the science-based strategies we need to protect our planet for future generations. The power – and importance - of our ocean are simply too great to ignore.