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Chor Bishop Eid Housing Complex on Quequ...

 PARTNERS | HEALTHY CITY  | HOW HEALTHY | VISION | SUMMIT | PRIORITIES | FUNCTIONS | CITY OF FALL RIVER Residents of the Chor Bishop Eid Housing Complex on Quequechan Street in the Flint are enjoying the first harvest of vegetables from their community garden that is growing near the 54-unit apartment building picked by resident Katie Goldman who oversees the garden. It’s wonderful to see people eating wonderful food that they had a hand in growing and without any expense to them,” commented Goldman. The garden has been constructed...
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Quequechan River Rail Trail Project...

 PARTNERS | HEALTHY CITY  | HOW HEALTHY | VISION | SUMMIT | PRIORITIES | FUNCTIONS | CITY OF FALL RIVER A crew from Biszko Contracting Corporation began work on the Quequechan River Rail Trail Project during the last week of June, 2015 to construct the final two stages of the current path that begins at the Westport Town line along South Watuppa Pond. The project will and will run over the former railroad bed to connect with Britland Park and Rodman Street. “It’s been a long time in coming, and I think once this project is completed...
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Walk to a Healthy Market Amarals...

 PARTNERS | HEALTHY CITY  | HOW HEALTHY | VISION | SUMMIT | PRIORITIES | FUNCTIONS | CITY OF FALL RIVER Mass in Motion Fall River Coordinator Julie Kelly organized a group of senior residents at the Doolan and the Bates & Tower Apartments in the South End of Fall River to walk to Amaral’s Central Market on June 17, 2015. Part of a project funded by the Mass Council on Aging to explore ways to encourage walking among senior citizens in Fall River, the event included fifteen residents who walked to the market to purchase produce. Doolan...
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Walk to a Healthy Market...

 PARTNERS | HEALTHY CITY  | HOW HEALTHY | VISION | SUMMIT | PRIORITIES | FUNCTIONS | CITY OF FALL RIVER Mass in Motion Fall River Coordinator Julie Kelly. Senior Champion Volunteers Kathy Duclos, Kathy Lowney, and Laura and Richard Lopes organized a group at the Niagara Senior Center in the South End of Fall River to walk to Ventura’s Meat Outlet on June 18, 2015. Part of a project funded by the Mass Council on Aging to explore ways to encourage walking among senior citizens in Fall River, the event included fifteen residents who walked to...
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What’s New: The Daily Table...

The mission of new grocer The Daily Table: good food at affordable prices IN THE RICHEST COUNTRY ON EARTH SOME PEOPLE GO HUNGRY WHILE OTHERS THROW AWAY FOOD. HOW DO YOU ADDRESS THAT PROBLEM? WITH A GROCERY STORE. BANANAS, APPLES, ORANGES. A FROZEN FOOD SECTION WITH VARIETY. RIVALING THE BEST SUPERMARKETS. WE AREN’T AT THE HOT NEW BOUTIQUE MARKET. THIS IS DAILY TABLE. THE MISSION, PROVIDE FRESH, NUTRITIOUS FOOD AT DEEP DISCOUNTS. YOU HAVE FISH FOR $1.79. HOST: NUTRITIONISTS WORK WITH STAFF TO PUT OUT HEALTHY MEALS. THE FOUNDER HOPES TO TACKLE TWO MAJOR PROBLEMS WITH...
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Preparing for a Two-Wheeled Revolution...

Preparing for a Two-Wheeled Revolution Bike Boom: Preparing for a two-wheeled revolution by Jay Pateakos May 25, 2015 Do you like this? RSS Print Expand The winter seems but a faint memory and people have emerged from their hibernation to find their way back to nature and get a little exercise in the process. The residents of the South Coast are lucky that there are a number of bike paths available to help get them off the streets and bike at their leisure. There are also a number of bike trails in the works that transportation officials hope...
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Fay’s clam boil a big hit...

Photo by: Seth Thomas Fay’s Restaurant & Catering hosted the event at the YMCA. They offered many items found on their menu including steamed clams and clam chowder. Clam Boil at the YMCA View More… One long line formed outside the YMCA facilities over Memorial Day weekend as people waited their turn to pile clams, salad and much more onto their plates. The Summer Kick-Off Clam Boil event, hosted by Fay’s Restaurant & Catering, drew more than 400 people. Mike Mahoney, the director of the Dartmouth YMCA, said it was such a success that some...
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YMCA’s community garden shares its...

By Seth Thomas | May 28, 2015 Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on email Share on print More Sharing Services 0 Photo by: Seth Thomas Connor Michienzie, 21, volunteers at the Sharing the Harvest Community Farm. Sharing the Harvest View More… Inside the Dartmouth YMCA, fitness fans are preparing for bathing suit season and staffers are gearing up for the start of Camp Metacomet. Outside, volunteers are sowing the seeds to feed the region’s hungry for months to come. When the volunteer-operated farm began as a small plot of raised beds in 2006,...
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Family Fun Night at the Macomber Primary...

 PARTNERS | HEALTHY CITY  | HOW HEALTHY | VISION | SUMMIT | PRIORITIES | FUNCTIONS | CITY OF FALL RIVER Agency providers and school staff joined over 40 parents and children for the Family Fun Night at the Macomber Primary School in Westport on May 20, 2015. Partners School Wellness Coordinator Marcia Picard welcomed the audience and prepared them to participate in a program that engages them in some healthy fun while learning about nutrition and a range of community resources that they can access to maintain or improve their health. Participants were...
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Cyclists celebrate new bike lanes in Tiv...

Herald News Photo | Jack Foley | Bike Fall River Chairman Brian Pearson chats with Bike Newport Executive Director Bari Freeman as they lead the pack of cyclists over the Sakonnet River Bridge on Saturday. Marc Munroe Dion Herald News Staff Reporter Posted Apr. 25, 2015 at 7:50 PM Updated Apr 25, 2015 at 7:56 PM TIVERTON — A cool morning, lots of sun and the very hard-to-hear “whoosh” of bicycle tires on asphalt. They were coming down Riverside Drive, heading for Evans Avenue, about 45 bicycle riders strung out over quite a bit of road. Many of them had ridden in...

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