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January is National Mentoring Month

January 29, 2011

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I can’t let the month slip into the past without mentioning that January is National Mentoring Month. According to Mass Mentoring, the word mentor is from the Greek meaning steadfast or enduring and is the one-on-one or group relationship that one or more adults develop with a child or group of children to help them […]

Top Ten Reasons to Support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay

November 15, 2010

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10. On September 25, I cycled 25 grueling miles in Foxboro and surrounding towns under a hot sun in the 20th annual Rodman Ride for Kids. My goal was to raise $750 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay. Well, I haven’t reached it yet, and I only have until November 19. If I […]

Food Project Needs Your Help

November 3, 2010

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That the Food Project garden at Ingalls school is not responsible for rats or a haven for disruptive youth seems like a no-brainer to me. Quite the opposite, it is responsible for many good things including locally grown organic vegetables for our urban environment, an alternative to violence and source of jobs for youth and […]

The Food Project Needs Your Help

October 26, 2010

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The following letter was posted on Facebook. Thanks to Living in Lynn for first posting this. We don’t want to lose the Food Project. It is a great program for the whole community. If there are problems with neighbors, they should be addressed, but this program is too good to be kicked out. Dear Friends, This Thursday, […]

Show Some Pride!

September 6, 2010

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Maybe I shouldn’t let comments on other websites like Item Live get me riled up. But this is too much! Reading an article on Boston.com about the proposed Lowe’s Wal-Mart development on the Lynn/Salem line, I made the mistake of digging into the reader comments. I admit I have a thin skin. But these people […]