Published May 27, in the Valley Breeze. National Heritage Corridor seeks help with new pledge By MELANIE THIBEAULT, Valley Breeze Staff Writer If you’re thinking about planting a garden this year, consider making it friendly for pollinators. The Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor is asking individuals and organizations to sign a pledge to help protect…

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March 23, 2020 Due to the public health and safety concerns with the Coronavirus, many of the 2020 spring cleanups scheduled throughout the Corridor have been canceled or postponed to later in the year. Here are some suggested safety tips from Keep Massachusetts Beautiful If you decide to clean up litter on your own in…

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Acting on a directive from the National Park Service, the Volunteers-In-Parks Program will be suspended for two weeks beginning today. All volunteers with both the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park and Heritage Corridor are asked to refrain from volunteering at this time. The health and well-being of all of our volunteers, staff, and visitors…

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The Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor is actively monitoring the COVID-19 situation. The safety and well-being of our visitors, staff, and volunteers is our top priority. Acting with an abundance of caution, the Blackstone River Valley Heritage Center at Worcester, MA and our administrative office in Whitinsville, MA will be closed to the public…

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  Whitinsville, MA (Febraury 12, 2020) – Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (BHC) has added a sixth volunteer program to its roster with the launch of the new Blackstone Heritage Corridor Cemetery Conservation Ambassadors. Inspired by the dedication of volunteers Betty and Carlo Mencucci of Burrillville, RI, who have been restoring historic cemeteries in…

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Meet the Artists at Closing Reception on March 20 Whitinsville, MA (February 12, 2020) – Following the success of its first gallery show in November for its 2020 Calendar Release Party, Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (BHC) invited artists from Blackstone Valley Art Association (BVAA) to celebrate the “Beautiful Blackstone Valley” with a show…

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A Paint Night on March 5 will celebrate maple sugar season in the Blackstone Valley. Attendees will be led by artist Libia Goncalves to paint her rendition of “First Snow over the Maple Field.” Whitinsville, MA (January 15, 2020) – To celebrate maple sugaring season in the Blackstone Valley, Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor…

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Volunteers Receive Awards at 5th Anniversary of Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Whitinsville, MA (December 20, 2019) – At the 5th anniversary celebration for Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park on December 19, 2019, Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (BHC), recognized several volunteers for their outstanding service in the Volunteers-In-Parks (VIP) program. The…

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(Whitinsville, MA – September 16, 2019) Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (BHC) has announced the winners of its 2020 Calendar Photo Contest and plans for a calendar release party and gallery show at its offices at the Linwood Mill in Whitinsville, MA, on Thursday, November 7. Judging of the photo submissions was done by…

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