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Taco Awarded U.S. Department of Commerce “E” Award for Exports

Cranston, RI — On Monday U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker presented Taco Comfort Solutions with the President’s “E” Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The President’s “E” Award, now in its 54th year, is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of […]

Sustainability is Key at John Wayne Museum

“Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.” — John Wayne Known to many as “Duke,” Western film superstar John Wayne rode on to broader vistas in 1979, leaving a legacy rivalled by only a handful of Hollywood greats. From True Grit to Chisum, Hondo to Sands of Iwo Jima, Wayne’s acting could only be […]

Therapeutic Farm Prepares for New Facility

By Jordyn Reiland The (Crystal Lake) Northwest Herald RICHMOND, Ill. (AP) — A nearly 30-year-old therapeutic farm that owners say is bursting at the seams soon will have a new space to call home. Main Stay Therapeutic Farm in Richmond is a nonprofit organization that serves adults and children with special needs through therapeutic riding, […]

Massachusetts Bill Would Encourage Hydropower, Offshore Wind

BOSTON (AP) — Canadian hydropower and offshore wind projects would become more prominent pieces of the state’s overall energy landscape under a long-awaited bill House lawmakers unveiled May 23. Members of a legislative committee that oversees energy issues were expected to endorse the bill, in a vote taken by email, setting the stage for debate […]

VA Hospital Closes Operating Rooms Due to Air Duct Particles

NORTHPORT, N.Y. (AP) — All five operating rooms at a Long Island veterans hospital are closed due to sand-sized black particles falling from air ducts. The New York Times reported May 20 that the operating rooms at the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center were closed in February. Several of them were reopened for a few […]