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Tips for Celebrating America’s Independence Posted on Jul 1

Tips for Celebrating America’s Independence

Celebrating July 4th is the holiday event of the summer. Besides getting a day off of work, the Fourth of July represents the birth of a nation – our nation – and that’s a reason to rejoice. It’s a day of backyard barbeques and celebration   …Continue Reading Tips for Celebrating America’s Independence

Celebrate Patriot’s Day with Muskets and Marathoners Posted on Apr 11

Celebrate Patriot’s Day with Muskets and Marathoners

The “shot heard ‘round the world” was fired 236 years ago and marked the beginning of America’s battle for independence. Massachusetts celebrates this fight for liberty on the third Monday in April with Patriots Day, a state holiday. Not only does Patriot’s Day commemorate the   …Continue Reading Celebrate Patriot’s Day with Muskets and Marathoners

Women’s History Month Posted on Mar 19

March is  Women’s History Month, which according to The Library of Congress, “pays tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proven invaluable to society. From the first women’s college to the recent election of Elizabeth Warren to the   …Continue Reading Women’s History Month