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Pat Werner to Retire from Washington Montessori School

Laura Martin

Pat Werner, long time Head of School at Washington Montessori School will retire in June 2018.

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New England Can Feed Itself: A Vision for Regional Food Resilience

Contributed by Howard Rosenfeld- The Smithy

An interesting exploration of how New England could move from generating 10% of its food needs to 50%, by making different choices.

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Landscape Your Yard For Wildlife

Contributed by Steep Rock Association, Inc.

Why is it important to think about wildlife when designing your landscape? Read this article to find out why a ‘messy is good’ landscape is important to successional environmental habitat.

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Identity Theft & Credit Card Fraud – How to Protect Yourself

Contributed by Debbie Swift from Union Savings Bank

Identity theft occurs when someone obtains your personal information, such as your credit card data or Social Security number, to commit fraud or other crimes. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) estimates that 9 million Americans suffer identity theft annually….

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Are my personal assets exposed by serving on a not-for-profit board?

Contributed by Spencer Houldin and Peter Houldin | Ericson Insurance Services

Are my personal assets exposed by serving on a not-for-profit board? Absolutely! This article explains the risk of serving on not-for-profit boards and how to mitigate those risks.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Organic Gardening

Contributed by The Washington Supply

Here's a guide to basics of organic gardening. Grow your own vegetables from seed or by transplanting in 6 easy steps.

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