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Blackstone River Bikeway Blasts, May 9

May 15, 2017

The ride started out gray , overcast and dreary – wasn’t looking too great for a bike ride . However, as the afternoon went on the sun eventually came out just in time to warm us a bit on our bikes…

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BHC Gears Up to Celebrate National Bike Month in May

May 12, 2017

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Megan DiPrete, Executive Director 508-234-4242 mdiprete@BlackstoneHeritageCorridor.org BHC Gears Up to Celebrate National Bike Month in May Festivities Include Bike Rack and Repair Station Installations and Launch of Bikeway Patrol Rides Whitinsville, MA (May 12,…

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Blackstone Heritage Corridor Celebrates Its Volunteers

May 12, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Megan DiPrete, Executive Director 508-234-4242 MDiPrete@BlackstoneHeritageCorridor.org Blackstone Heritage Corridor Celebrates Its Volunteers Southwick’s Zoo Hosts Behind-the-Scenes Experience for BHC’s Volunteers-in-Parks   Whitinsville, MA (May 10, 2017)- Blackstone Heritage Corridor, Inc. (BHC) celebrated National Volunteer Week with…

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Request for Qualifications – Design of Exhibits for Worcester Visitor Center

May 2, 2017

Request for Qualifications – Design of Exhibits  – Click for Proposal PDF Blackstone Heritage Corridor Visitor Center at Worcester May 2, 2017 BHC seeks qualifications from companies interested in developing content, fabricating and installing exhibits for the Blackstone Heritage Corridor…

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Uxbridge to Kick Off Blackstone Heritage Corridor Cleanup Season

March 16, 2017

Whitinsville, MA (March 13, 2017) – In preparation for the annual spring cleanup season, Blackstone Heritage Corridor, Inc. (BHC) reached out to each community within the National Heritage Corridor and has a couple of exciting new additions this year. For…

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Little Red Shop Museum Completes Historical Archive

March 8, 2017

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Charlene Perkins Cutler, Executive Director 508-234-4242 ccutler@BlackstoneHeritageCorridor.org Hopedale Historical Commission Benefits from BHC Partnership Grant Little Red Shop Museum Completes Historical Archive Whitinsville, MA (March 8, 2017) – Important historical documents and artifacts in…

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Birding on the Blackstone

March 8, 2017

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Charlene Perkins Cutler, Executive Director 508-234-4242 ccutler@BlackstoneHeritageCorridor.org BHC Announces Bi-State “Birding on the Blackstone” Program Volunteers will lead spring bird walks in MA and RI parks of the National Heritage Corridor A flock of…

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Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Construction Services

February 14, 2017

Kelly House Replica Barn BHC seeks qualifications from companies interested in constructing a replica barn at the site of the Captain Wilbur Kelly House and Transportation Museum located off Lower River Road in the Blackstone River State Park, Lincoln, RI.…

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Frozen Fish

January 26, 2017

Where do the fish go in the winter?  Do they hibernate?  Do they bury themselves in the bottom of the rivers and ponds somehow?  The fresh waters of Blackstone Valley have two types of fish:  warm water and cold water…

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Historic Snow Storms

January 19, 2017

Ever since New England was colonized in the early 17th century, dealing with the frigid conditions of winter has been a challenge.  It was a startling change for settlers recently arrived from England to realize that their new home had…

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First at the Feeder, Last to Leave

January 12, 2017

Every time I look out at my yard I see juncos.  They are the first ones to arrive and the last to leave.  During the recent cold weather, I spent some time with a cup of tea watching these little…

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BHC Awards Volunteers During Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park’s 2nd Anniversary

January 5, 2017

Receiving awards for volunteer service from Blackstone Heritage Corridor, Inc. (BHC) at the 2nd Anniversary celebration of the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park are (left to right): Jack Crawford and Annika Bangma, both of Youth Unlimited Serve Project; Suzanne…

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