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Community Science Project - Bat Colony Study continues for second year at Cormier Woods

You can help: Pre-volant counts are planned for June 3rd, 10th, and 17th. Post-volant counts will occur on July 8th, 15th, and 22nd.

Bats are mysterious creatures to most people.  Surrounded by myth and legend, we have come to fear their presence.  However, humans tend to fear that which they do not understand.  Bats are in fact a very unique mammal that play an important role in our ecosystem.  For example, just one bat can eat hundreds to thousands of insects in a night and they love mosquitoes, flies and mayflies. Unfortunately, populations in some species of bats,... Read More

King again

Living with Lincoln

Amy Palumbo-LeClaire

The return home from college, for most parents, comes with a sense of peace, not to mention gratitude. He survived dorm life. She returned in one piece. He’s clean-shaven.  And though we must readjust to life with more wet towels, dishes, and grocery bills, we somehow manage to find the middle ground between old rules and those concurrent with adolescent birds flown from the nest—but not completely.

Lincoln’... Read More

More Ghostly Pianos

By Thomas D'Agostino

After writing about the haunted piano of Gardner Lake, it came to me that there are many other cases in New England where phantom fingers tickle the ivory keys of the most venerable musical instrument.

Here are a few other famous places where concerts from the other side are quite frequent.

Jerusha Howe's ghost haunts... Read More

May 24, 2019, Blackstone Valley North

May 10, 2019 Blackstone Valley South