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Monthly Archives: June 2013

9 Tips for a Safe and Fun Summer BBQ Posted on Jun 20

9 Tips for a Safe and Fun Summer BBQ

Nothing says summer in the U. S. like a sizzling BBQ. The weather is fine and it’s time to get back to nature by cooking over an open flame in the backyards and campgrounds of Massachusetts. Whether you’re firing up the coals, gas grill, or   …Continue Reading 9 Tips for a Safe and Fun Summer BBQ

10 Tips to Stay Cool in High Temps Posted on Jun 18

10 Tips to Stay Cool in High Temps

The sun is out and New Englanders are ready to bask in its glory. People are taking shorts and t-shirts out of storage, and caravans of sun-starved families and friends are heading to the beach. And while the summer heat is welcome after a long,   …Continue Reading 10 Tips to Stay Cool in High Temps

6 Tips for a Day at the Beach in Massachusetts Posted on Jun 13

6 Tips for a Day at the Beach in Massachusetts

Summer means it’s time to hit the beach! Exploring a seaside locale or heading to your local swimming hole are great, inexpensive ways to beat the heat. Plan ahead to ensure a safe and fun day on the waterfront. 1. Choose a location Massachusetts is   …Continue Reading 6 Tips for a Day at the Beach in Massachusetts

Summer Reading for Children, Teens, and Adults Posted on Jun 6

Summer Reading for Children, Teens, and Adults

School will be out for summer vacation soon, but that doesn’t mean learning has to end. Summer is an excellent time for children and adults alike to indulge in a good book. Take a book to the beach, on a camping trip, or on your   …Continue Reading Summer Reading for Children, Teens, and Adults

Vote in the State Special Election on June 25 Posted on Jun 4

Vote in the State Special Election on June 25

In December 2012, President Barack Obama nominated Massachusetts Senator John Kerry to fill the role of Secretary of State following Hillary Clinton’s retirement, and Kerry accepted, leaving his Senate seat vacant. The special election to fill this seat will be held on June 25th; in   …Continue Reading Vote in the State Special Election on June 25