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Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable

Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization of men and women incorporated in 1999. The goal of the Roundtable is to raise awareness about the issue of domestic violence through community education and networking and to improve the coordination between public and private services for victims and families touched by domestic violence.

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Fire Department announces Open Burning Season

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Open Burning in Massachusetts is regulated by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and enforced by the local Fire Department. Open burning season runs from January 15th to May 1st. A valid permit obtained from the local Fire Department is required. The Fire Chief reserves

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Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable Valentine’s Day Gift Collection

Each year the Roundtable collects items for Valentine’s Day and fills gift bags for women, men and children temporarily living in local shelters. These bags are then given to three local shelters. Some examples of items are gift cards for CVS, Target, Friendly’s, grocery stores etc. For mothers in the shelters some items would

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Three From RPI Men’s Lacrosse Named Pre-Season All-Americans

RPI Engineers 1/16/19: Three From Men’s Lacrosse Named Pre-Season All-Americans. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athletes Keaton Ackermann, Lucas Bastarache (WHS ’15) and Quinn Fettig are among those recognized by Inside Lacrosse as Division III Preseason All-Americans, it has been announced. Ackermann was selected to the Third Team, while Bastarache and Fettig garnered Honorable Mention

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METCO director stepping down

Wayland Town Crier 1/17/19: METCO director stepping down. METCO director Mabel Reid-Wallace is stepping down after 19 years on the job, and no reason was given in an email sent Wednesday by Superintendent Arthur Unobskey to parents and staff. “In those nineteen years, Ms. Reid-Wallace has done invaluable work for the district,” Unobskey’s

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Open Houses at Community Nursery School, January 29 and 30

Community Nursery School of Wayland will hold an Open House on Tuesday, January 29, 6-7pm and Wednesday, January 30, 9:30-10:30am. Come see classrooms, meet teachers, and tour the school with the school’s Director. Children are welcome! CNS is now enrolling for the 2019-2020 school year to fill openings in our 2-day, 3-day, and 5-day

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Curious Creatures, Monday, January 21 at Claypit

January 21, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am WHERE: Claypit Hill School Gym 40 Adams Ln Wayland, MA 01778

COST: $15 per family

WCPA presents Curious Creatures, a live hands-on animal show. All families welcome! Flyer online here.

Stephen Winthrop, a leader in raising awareness about ALS — and a patient, too — dies at 60

Boston Globe 1/14/19: Stephen Winthrop, a leader in raising awareness about ALS — and a patient, too — dies at 60. Upon being diagnosed with ALS, Stephen Winthrop experienced “a blend of disbelief, anger, anguish, and fear,” he would recall. And then he got to work.