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Additional Care, Private Home Care Services Additional Care, the private care division of the Greater Medford Visiting Nurse Association, is a Private Home Care Service that offers personalized private home care to assist adults and seniors.  Our …

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Trumpeter Sean Jones Named Chair of Berklee's Brass Department

Berklee College of Music has named noted trumpeter Sean Jones chair of the college’s Brass Department. Jones will build on the legacy of the department and ensure that graduates have the skills to thrive in a music industry that is …

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Flags to be lowered to Half-Staff in Honor of Major General Harold J. Greene

Flags to be lowered to Half-Staff at all State Buildings in Honor of Major General Harold J. GreeneGovernor Deval L. Patrick has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from …

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Enter Your Prize Winning Tomatoes in the 30th Annual Massachusetts Tomato Contest!

The contest this year will be held on Monday, August 18th from 9:30 am – 1 pm, at the newlocation of the Boston Public Market Farmers’ Market on 136 Blackstone Street, Boston (on theGreenway).  Tomatoes will be judged by a panel of experts on …

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Not-So-Fun Facts About Bottled Water

Did you know that the bottled water industry started in Boston? Also, bottled water produces over 10,000 times more greenhouse gases than tap water. Check out these not-so-fun facts about bottled water, and consider making the switch to tap. …

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Learning to Live with Water in a Coastal City

 Do you have what it takes to save Boston from the rising tide?Boston is a city built along water, and as a result, we are a city vulnerable to climate change and sea level rise. Thankfully, a solution is on the way, and the city wants you to be a …

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Berklee Alumna Launches SongwriterLink Platform that Matches Songwriters for Collaborations

SongwriterLink, a newly launched songwriting collaboration platform created by recent Berklee College of Music grad Lisa Occhino, is the only website that uses matching engine technology – the same kind that dating websites use – to help users …

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Patrick Administration Proclaims August 3rd - 9th Massachusetts Farmers Market Week

The Patrick Administration has proclaimed August 3rd‐9th Massachusetts Farmers’ MarketWeek, calling farmers’ markets across the state “essential to the vitality of Massachusetts farms and communities.”   With over 250 farmers’ markets …

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New Employees and Equipment for DPW

The Department of Public Works has acquired four new employees and several pieces of equipment. The city continues to make a commitment to the DPW to ensure the delivery of important services throughout the community.New DPW employees Cosme Portillo …

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3 Steps For Paying the College Bill

Chances are your child’s college bill has landed in your inbox or mailbox, and now you’re making a plan to pay. Here are 3 steps to consider as you finalize your college payment plan:1. Leverage your savings (past income)If you have been saving …

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Vans Berklee Off The Wall Scholarship Awarded to Teen Singer-Songwriter

Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, in partnership with Berklee College of Music, the world’s leading college of contemporary music, proudly announce that Miette Hope-Goldman, 17-year-old singer-songwriter, has been named …

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Artists in Residence Craft Workshops

Did you miss out on the July workshops? Want to see more? No need to worry, there are still workshops and marionette performances continuing on in August! Check it out!

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