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Daily Liberal
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional mate
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 hours ago
vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional materials and processes." Material Objects, by Elliot Bastianon and Andrew Carvolth opens June 4 at Nishi Gallery, 17 Kendall Lane, New Acton, and runs u... Read more
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The Border Mail
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional mate
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27
The Border Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional materials and processes." Material Objects, by Elliot Bastianon and Andrew Carvolth opens June 4 at Nishi Gallery, 17 Kendall Lane, New Acton, and runs u... Read more
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The Courier
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional mate
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27
The Courier / Posted 2 hours ago
vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional materials and processes." Material Objects, by Elliot Bastianon and Andrew Carvolth opens June 4 at Nishi Gallery, 17 Kendall Lane, New Acton, and runs u... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional mate
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 hours ago
vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional materials and processes." Material Objects, by Elliot Bastianon and Andrew Carvolth opens June 4 at Nishi Gallery, 17 Kendall Lane, New Acton, and runs u... Read more
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The Young Witness
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional mate
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27
The Young Witness / Posted 3 hours ago
vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional materials and processes." Material Objects, by Elliot Bastianon and Andrew Carvolth opens June 4 at Nishi Gallery, 17 Kendall Lane, New Acton, and runs u... Read more
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Western Advocate
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional mate
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27
Western Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional materials and processes." Material Objects, by Elliot Bastianon and Andrew Carvolth opens June 4 at Nishi Gallery, 17 Kendall Lane, New Acton, and runs u... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional mate
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 hours ago
vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional materials and processes." Material Objects, by Elliot Bastianon and Andrew Carvolth opens June 4 at Nishi Gallery, 17 Kendall Lane, New Acton, and runs u... Read more
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Manning River Times
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional mate
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27
Manning River Times / Posted 3 hours ago
vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional materials and processes." Material Objects, by Elliot Bastianon and Andrew Carvolth opens June 4 at Nishi Gallery, 17 Kendall Lane, New Acton, and runs u... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional mate
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 3 hours ago
vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional materials and processes." Material Objects, by Elliot Bastianon and Andrew Carvolth opens June 4 at Nishi Gallery, 17 Kendall Lane, New Acton, and runs u... Read more
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The North West Star
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional mate
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from May 27
The North West Star / Posted 3 hours ago
vernacular through a series of thoughtful objects that celebrates regional materials and processes." Material Objects, by Elliot Bastianon and Andrew Carvolth opens June 4 at Nishi Gallery, 17 Kendall Lane, New Acton, and runs u... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Religion & Liberty: Is there a cure for America's discontent?election has really brought to light that the American people are angry—specifi
Religion & Liberty: Is there a cure for America's discontent?
Acton Commentary / Posted 9 hours ago
election has really brought to light that the American people are angry—specifically with American leadership. Here at the Acton Institute, we’re interested in looking more deeply at these issues, particularly if there is a cure for this great... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Wendell Berry: Great Poet, Cranky Luddite on Ag TechA Portrait of Wendell Berry, misses the real story on U.S. farming productivity
Wendell Berry: Great Poet, Cranky Luddite on Ag Tech
Acton Commentary / Posted 10 hours ago
A Portrait of Wendell Berry, misses the real story on U.S. farming productivity, says Bruce Edward Walker in this week’s Acton Commentary. Perhaps it’s the fact that the bulk of the film’s running time ignores two-thirds of what, for me, makes... Read more
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PC Advisor
WhatsApp Gold is a confees. One variation of this message claims to come from the app’s founder, “Da
WhatsApp Gold is a con
PC Advisor / Posted 10 hours ago
fees. One variation of this message claims to come from the app’s founder, “David D. Suretech”. Never mind that Brian Acton and Jan Koum are the actual founders of WhatsApp. It reads: ”Hello, I. Am DAVID D. SURETECH founder of Whatsapp. this... Read more
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The Star
Lucero the toast for JDT in Kaya AFC Cup demolition4-0. First, he met a cross by Diaz in the 33rd minute before sending a beautifu
Lucero the toast for JDT in Kaya AFC Cup demolition
The Star / Posted 11 hours ago
4-0. First, he met a cross by Diaz in the 33rd minute before sending a beautiful curling shot over Kaya goalkeeper Matthew Acton six minutes later. Kaya managed to pull one back after the interval when forward Jose Porteria’s weak shot crept into... Read more
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Boston Herald
Remaining schedules for the Super 8 contendersCougars would love to plant a seed in the ears of the committee and a win here
Remaining schedules for the Super 8 contenders
Boston Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
Cougars would love to plant a seed in the ears of the committee and a win here would do that. BC HIGH (14-4): Wednesday at Acton-Boxboro, Friday vs. Silver Lake. Eagles looking to firm up their top-seed in the final two games. XAVERIAN (12-5):... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Michael Matheson Miller Talks Poverty, Inc. in Adelaide, AustraliaThe Poverty, Inc. documentary continues to make waves around the world, includi
Michael Matheson Miller Talks Poverty, Inc. in Adelaide, Australia
Acton Commentary / Posted 16 hours ago
The Poverty, Inc. documentary continues to make waves around the world, including the land down under. Acton Institute Research Fellow and director of Poverty, Inc. Michael Matheson Miller was featured last week on Radio Adelaide in Adelaide,... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Toledoans accused of shootings indictedfirearm into a habitation and participating in a criminal gang. Investigators
Toledoans accused of shootings indicted
The Toledo Blade / Posted 19 hours ago
firearm into a habitation and participating in a criminal gang. Investigators allege the two men fired shots May 16 at a group of people standing outside a home in the 600 block of Acton Street. No one was injured, although a bullet struck the hou... Read more
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The Courier
Canberra's arts diary from May 27absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunda
Canberra's arts diary from May 27
The Courier / Posted 21 hours ago
absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunday. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11am-3pm. New Acton Precinct, Cnr of Edinburgh Ave & Marcus Clarke Street, New Acton. See: newacton.com.au. PhotoAccess: Cihuateotl's... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Canberra's arts diary from May 27absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunda
Canberra's arts diary from May 27
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 22 hours ago
absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunday. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11am-3pm. New Acton Precinct, Cnr of Edinburgh Ave & Marcus Clarke Street, New Acton. See: newacton.com.au. PhotoAccess: Cihuateotl's... Read more
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The Young Witness
Canberra's arts diary from May 27absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunda
Canberra's arts diary from May 27
The Young Witness / Posted 22 hours ago
absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunday. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11am-3pm. New Acton Precinct, Cnr of Edinburgh Ave & Marcus Clarke Street, New Acton. See: newacton.com.au. PhotoAccess: Cihuateotl's... Read more
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Western Advocate
Canberra's arts diary from May 27absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunda
Canberra's arts diary from May 27
Western Advocate / Posted 22 hours ago
absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunday. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11am-3pm. New Acton Precinct, Cnr of Edinburgh Ave & Marcus Clarke Street, New Acton. See: newacton.com.au. PhotoAccess: Cihuateotl's... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Canberra's arts diary from May 27absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunda
Canberra's arts diary from May 27
Kiama Independent / Posted 22 hours ago
absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunday. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11am-3pm. New Acton Precinct, Cnr of Edinburgh Ave & Marcus Clarke Street, New Acton. See: newacton.com.au. PhotoAccess: Cihuateotl's... Read more
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Manning River Times
Canberra's arts diary from May 27absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunda
Canberra's arts diary from May 27
Manning River Times / Posted 22 hours ago
absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunday. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11am-3pm. New Acton Precinct, Cnr of Edinburgh Ave & Marcus Clarke Street, New Acton. See: newacton.com.au. PhotoAccess: Cihuateotl's... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Canberra's arts diary from May 27absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunda
Canberra's arts diary from May 27
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 22 hours ago
absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunday. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11am-3pm. New Acton Precinct, Cnr of Edinburgh Ave & Marcus Clarke Street, New Acton. See: newacton.com.au. PhotoAccess: Cihuateotl's... Read more
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The North West Star
Canberra's arts diary from May 27absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunda
Canberra's arts diary from May 27
The North West Star / Posted 22 hours ago
absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunday. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11am-3pm. New Acton Precinct, Cnr of Edinburgh Ave & Marcus Clarke Street, New Acton. See: newacton.com.au. PhotoAccess: Cihuateotl's... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Canberra's arts diary from May 27absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunda
Canberra's arts diary from May 27
Daily Liberal / Posted 22 hours ago
absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunday. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11am-3pm. New Acton Precinct, Cnr of Edinburgh Ave & Marcus Clarke Street, New Acton. See: newacton.com.au. PhotoAccess: Cihuateotl's... Read more
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The Border Mail
Canberra's arts diary from May 27absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunda
Canberra's arts diary from May 27
The Border Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
absence thereof in portraying the oddity of the migrant experience. Until Sunday. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11am-3pm. New Acton Precinct, Cnr of Edinburgh Ave & Marcus Clarke Street, New Acton. See: newacton.com.au. PhotoAccess: Cihuateotl's... Read more
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Boston Globe
Banks stepping up efforts to collect on taxi medallion loansit’s hard to tell how it’s all going to shake out,” he said. And some medallio
Banks stepping up efforts to collect on taxi medallion loans
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
it’s hard to tell how it’s all going to shake out,” he said. And some medallion owners can’t wait. Antoine El-Khoury of Acton owes Radius nearly $700,000 on his two Cambridge medallions. El-Khoury said he can’t find drivers to lease the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Silver Lake's Anthony Videtto named Gatorade Player of the Year for MassachusettsKevin Ziomek (2009-10, Amherst Regional High School), Kyle McKenzie (2008–09, T
Silver Lake's Anthony Videtto named Gatorade Player of the Year for Massachusetts
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
Kevin Ziomek (2009-10, Amherst Regional High School), Kyle McKenzie (2008–09, Thayer Academy), Scott Weismann (2007-08, Acton-Boxboro High School), and Jack McGeary (2006-07, Roxbury Latin School) among the state’s list of former awar... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Laudato Si' turns one year old: Time for actionare going to save the planet. It is a good sign that the opposition to the enc
Laudato Si' turns one year old: Time for action
National Catholic Reporter / Posted yesterday
are going to save the planet. It is a good sign that the opposition to the encyclical came and went pretty quickly. The Acton Institute complained that the document insufficiently valued the market economy and the role of fossil fuels in... Read more
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Acton Commentary
5 Facts About China’s Cultural Revolutionwere displaced, leaving the country with an entire generation of undereducated
5 Facts About China’s Cultural Revolution
Acton Commentary / Posted yesterday
were displaced, leaving the country with an entire generation of undereducated people. Watch Os's latest talk at the Acton Institute Below! We live in dark times. Christians wonder: Are the best days of the Christian faith behind us? Has... Read more
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The Signal
Andrew Fried: Will California’s bullet train blast through your back yard?Forest, I remain focused on removing or modifying the final three alternatives
Andrew Fried: Will California’s bullet train blast through your back yard?
The Signal / Posted yesterday
Forest, I remain focused on removing or modifying the final three alternatives that impact remaining communities like Acton, Agua Dulce, Lakeview Terrace, and Shadow Hills.” One route, in particular, would significantly impact the Acton-Agua... Read more
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express
Fourth British ISIS ‘Beatle’ EXPOSED as refugee who was radicalised ‘in just 17 DAYS'parents fled Sudan, spent his youth tinkering with engines before later studyin
Fourth British ISIS ‘Beatle’ EXPOSED as refugee who was radicalised ‘in just 17 DAYS'
express / Posted 2 days ago
parents fled Sudan, spent his youth tinkering with engines before later studying to become a trained mechanic at Acton College. But he took a dark turn when his eldest brother was sentenced to 10 years behind bars for possessing a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fourth member of the ISIS 'Beatles' 'is a former fairground mechanic'had enjoyed working on bikes and motorcycles in the family's garden, and went o
Fourth member of the ISIS 'Beatles' 'is a former fairground mechanic'
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
had enjoyed working on bikes and motorcycles in the family's garden, and went on to study mechanical engineering at Acton College. A picture of Aine Davis, a drug dealer who went to Syria to fight in July last year, found on his wife Amal... Read more
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Daily Mirror
British fairground mechanic unmasked as fourth ISIS 'Beatle'group by their captors because of their British accents She said Elsheikh, who
British fairground mechanic unmasked as fourth ISIS 'Beatle'
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
group by their captors because of their British accents She said Elsheikh, who went to studied mechanical engineering at Acton College and maintained rides at a local fairground was “very, very clever”, quiet and kind-hearted, a “very nice... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jihadi John's fourth Beatle unmasked as refugee given shelter in UKthem. On discovering he was a member of the group, Mrs Elsheikh told Buzzfeed
Jihadi John's fourth Beatle unmasked as refugee given shelter in UK
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
them. On discovering he was a member of the group, Mrs Elsheikh told Buzzfeed News: “That boy is now not my son. That is not the son I raised.” Elsheikh studied mechanical engineering at Acton College and maintained rides at a local fai... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Attorneys General line up to attack free speechreviews or public opinions regarding Climate Change sent or received from” such
Attorneys General line up to attack free speech
Acton Commentary / Posted 2 days ago
reviews or public opinions regarding Climate Change sent or received from” such specifically named think tanks as the Acton Institute, The Heartland Institute and the Mackinac Center for Public Policy as well as industry organizations the U.S.... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Pope Francis, Populism, and the Agony of Latin AmericaAt the Catholic Workd Report, Acton Research Director Samuel Gregg observes tha
Pope Francis, Populism, and the Agony of Latin America
Acton Commentary / Posted 2 days ago
At the Catholic Workd Report, Acton Research Director Samuel Gregg observes that, as populist regimes implode across Latin America, it’s unclear that the Catholic Church in the age of Francis is well-equipped to cope with whatever comes next. Since... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Rev. Sirico on Private Property as the Solid Ground for Religious LibertyThe spring session of the 2016 Acton Lecture Series closed on May 17th with an
Rev. Sirico on Private Property as the Solid Ground for Religious Liberty
Acton Commentary / Posted 2 days ago
The spring session of the 2016 Acton Lecture Series closed on May 17th with an address by Acton Institute President Rev. Robert A. Sirico entitled “Freedom Indivisible: Private Property as the Solid Ground for Religious Liberty,” which examined how... Read more
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Lowell Sun
'PopUpPlays' to debut during First ThursdaysAdmission is free and refreshments will be available for purchase. Visit www.mv
'PopUpPlays' to debut during First Thursdays
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Admission is free and refreshments will be available for purchase. Visit www.mvplaywrights.com for information. 'WOOLF' IN ACTON: Theatre III, 250 Central St., West Acton, presents the shocking black comedy, "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," by... Read more
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dna
Desmystifying power: 'It is about influence and not force'“Power tends to corrupt and absolute power tends to corrupt absolutely”, a quot
Desmystifying power: 'It is about influence and not force'
dna / Posted 2 days ago
“Power tends to corrupt and absolute power tends to corrupt absolutely”, a quote made famous by Lord John Acton in a letter he wrote to Bishop Creighton. To understand the nuances of power, we need to juxtapose this with another statement by Lord... Read more
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International Business Times
Night Tube: When will the 24-hour London Underground start and which lines will run? Piccadilly line between Cockfosters and Heathrow Terminal 5. There will be no s
Night Tube: When will the 24-hour London Underground start and which lines will run?
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Piccadilly line between Cockfosters and Heathrow Terminal 5. There will be no service on the Terminal 4 loop, or between Acton Town and Uxbridge.Will the service expand? Transport for London has said it has plans to extend the Night Tube service... Read more
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Evening Standard
Party is in a state of political decay, say Labour MPsmembership is growing wildly out of kilter with the people who we want to repre
Party is in a state of political decay, say Labour MPs
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
membership is growing wildly out of kilter with the people who we want to represent.” In another essay, Ealing Central and Acton MP Rupa Huq says that Labour must find ways to connect with people in changing suburbs. She writes: “Contemporary... Read more
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Evening Standard
New mothers and pregnant women denied care over bed shortagesEast London MBU, at Homerton Hospital, has been full since February — and Londo
New mothers and pregnant women denied care over bed shortages
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
East London MBU, at Homerton Hospital, has been full since February — and London’s other two MBUs, Coombe Wood in Acton and Bethlem Royal Hospital in Beckenham, also report high demand. All three take referrals from across the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Weekly EMass Top 25 rankings(10-3) 21. Masconomet (14-4) 22. Dighton-Rehoboth (14-3) 23. Taunton (13-3)
Weekly EMass Top 25 rankings
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
(10-3) 21. Masconomet (14-4) 22. Dighton-Rehoboth (14-3) 23. Taunton (13-3) 24. Middleboro (12-4) 25. Whitman-Hanson (11-5) ON THE BENCH: St. John Paul (15-0), Belmont (12-4), Lowell (9-7), Acton-Boxboro... Read more
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Gazette
Staff Love to Work at Organic BloomsAN ethical flower grower based in Iron Acton has launched the first ever Love t
Staff Love to Work at Organic Blooms
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
AN ethical flower grower based in Iron Acton has launched the first ever Love to Work week to highlight the benefits of employing people with learning difficulties. Organic Blooms, on Latteridge Road, gives people from all walks of life and those... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Lumby’s stance draws criticismRegional District of North Okanagan board meeting, Vernon director Juliette Cun
Lumby’s stance draws criticism
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 3 days ago
Regional District of North Okanagan board meeting, Vernon director Juliette Cunningham expressed concern that Kevin Acton has linked possible flooding in Lumby to the Okanagan Basin Water Board’s water conservation campaign. “We have to be... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston Herald EMass Top 25 rankingsWalpole (13-3) 17. Weston (14-3) 18. Andover (13-3) 19. Winchester (12-4) 2
Boston Herald EMass Top 25 rankings
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Walpole (13-3) 17. Weston (14-3) 18. Andover (13-3) 19. Winchester (12-4) 20. Duxbury (10-6) 21. Wakefield (14-2) 22. Acton-Boxboro (9-9) 23. Brookline (14-3) 24. Needham (11-6) 25. Norwell (13-4) ON THE BENCH: Hanover (10-4), Ipswich... Read more
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Boston Globe
Free tutoring program leaves no child behindThey launched Bright Future Education within a few weeks of receiving encouragi
Free tutoring program leaves no child behind
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
They launched Bright Future Education within a few weeks of receiving encouraging feedback from Kasthuri Gopalaratnam of Acton, MatScience21’s principal instructor. “They’re all highly accomplished in academics, sports, music, you name it. I... Read more
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Canberra Times
Irrigation works undertaken to protect grass and shrubs at Black Mountain Peninsula Parkyear, while an earlier upgrade to the irrigation system was made in 2014. Simi
Irrigation works undertaken to protect grass and shrubs at Black Mountain Peninsula Park
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
year, while an earlier upgrade to the irrigation system was made in 2014. Similar upgrades on a smaller scale have been completed at Telopea Park, Fetherston Gardens, Bowen Park, Weston Park, Emu Inlet, Acton Park, Yarralumla Bay and Eddison... Read more
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