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In the July 2014 Issue

Jun 26, 2014 03:15PM ● By Pamela Johnson
School's out and summer looms large. Read about things to do with your family this month, from the Bellingham Public Library's summer reading program, to the town's free outdoor movie nights, and, of course, don't forget Bellingham's gala 4th of July extravaganza and more.


Memorial Day Essay Contest Winners Announced
"What Memorial Day Means" essay contest is a new addition to Bellingham's Memorial Day festivities. Authors of the winning essays announced. Read more 

Emotions Run High at School Reconfiguration Public Hearing
Closing Macy School and reconfiguring the grade levels at the remaining schools is a hot topic in Bellingham and emotions are running high. Read more


Library Unveis Summer Reading Program Activities for July
July is always a busy month at Bellingham Public Library because of its annual summer reading program. Check out the list of activities. Read more


Cornerstone at Milford Holds Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting
The areas newest assisted-living community, Cornerstone at Milford, held their grand opening ribbon-cutting celebration on June 12. Read more


Wednesday Fun Available at the Bellingham Senior Center
There's always lots going on at the Bellingham Senior Center, but Wednesday, in particular, is a day packed with fun things to do. Read more


Operation Graduation 2014: Success Aboard the SS Blackhawk!
Bellingham goes to great lengths to keep their seniors safe on graduation night. Read about the all-night party that takes all year to plan! Read more 


Stall Brook Students Again Hop on the "Walking School Bus"
This is the 5th year that Stall Brook School has held "walk to school Wednesdays"; a national trend "Walking School Bus" has also taken off. Read more 


Fire Prevention Stressed in Hazard House Demo
The Bellingham Fire Dept's Brad Kwatcher brought the Hazard House to the senior center, proactively helping then spot potential fire hazards. Read more 

What Your Snack Attack Really Means
Understand why you snack can help you select the snack that will best provide what your body needs at that moment. Read more 


Bellingham Planning a Premier Celebration for July 4
Bellingham offers its residents an annual July 4th extravaganza, and all from private donations. Read Ken Hamwey's Municipal Spotlight. Read more 


COA Announces July Activities and Events for Bellingham Seniors
Make sure you don't miss out on anything going on at Bellingham's senior center during the month of July--it's all here! Read more 

Contract Resolution Announced, BMMS Principal Names
After a long dispute, the School Committee and Teachers' Association finally have a signed contract; Croteau named new BMMS principal. Read more 


"Walking Around the World" Theme of Macy School's Arts Week
Macy School surrounds its students with a themed week of art and culture each year. This year's theme: Walking Around the World. Read more 


Officer Phil Combines Magic & Humor with a Serious Message
"Be Safe, Feel Safe, Stay Safe" was Officer Phil's message this year, along with "be a buddy, never a bully." Read more 


DARE Marks 20th Anniversary in Bellingham with Graduation
Rather than stressing what not to do, DARE has evolved into a program that stresses the importance of making good decisions. Read more 
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