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Bookmobile back on the road

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 3:04 pm

The Caroline Library Bookmobile is back. The new bookmobile embarked on its maiden voyage April 16, which happened to be National Bookmobile Day. Its first patrons were the children of Ms. JoNi’s “Shining Stars” Daycare. Each one checked out a book. “And what are you guys going to do when you’re done with these books?” library director Maureen Dorosinski said to the children. “You’re going to come back and you’re

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  • Newly designed bookmobile debuts April 16

    Posted on April 9, 2014 at 10:33 am

    The new Caroline Library Inc. Bookmobile will embark on its first run Wednesday, April 16 as part of the National Bookmobile Celebration. That day, the bookmobile will travel to Wright’s Chapel Daycare, Countryside Daycare, Ms. Joni’s Shining Stars Daycare, and other Caroline County points of interest. Keep up with the bookmobile by following the library’s live Twitter feed that day @CarolineLib. The bookmobile will then be on display during the

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  • Nonprofits invited to participate in online day of giving

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    Every nonprofit organization in the region is invited to participate in The Community Give on Tuesday, May 6, when local residents will donate thousands of dollars—the most raised in a single day—to support issues and charities they are passionate about. Gifts will be maximized through cash prizes to participating nonprofits. Every participating area nonprofit will be eligible for $100,000 in incentive prizes from The Community Foundation and its sponsors. “Any

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  • Fire and rescue and law enforcement representatives receive recognition

    Posted on April 3, 2014 at 11:25 am

    “You do not serve alone,” the Rev. Antonio Clinkscales said at the First Responders Appreciation Service at Mr. Tabor Baptist Church on Sunday, March 9. Clinkscales took his text from I Peter 4:11 as he spoke words of encouragement to those who serve faithfully in our community under the honorable badges of police, fire, and rescue. He said God furnishes the fearless strength for service and those who serve others

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  • Inchworms will eat leaves soon and crawl on you

    Posted on April 1, 2014 at 8:13 pm

    You may have seen inchworms hanging from a strand of silk from trees, getting on a passing person. They’ll be here soon and here are tips for dealing with them. “Cankerworm” is an older name used for what is commonly called inchworms, loopers, measuring worms or spanworms. There are numerous caterpillars which show the behavior of inchworm.  Cankerworm larvae feed on tree leaves from late April to mid-June. The adult

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  • Journalist travels from France to Bowling Green to research Loving story

    Posted on March 24, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    A Caroline County couple has drawn the interest of a journalist in France, and all that couple had to do was help nullify laws against interracial marriage. Richard Loving and Mildred Jeter got married in 1958. The problem was, he was white and she was black, and interracial marriage was still illegal in Virginia. The Lovings were arrested, and they were sentenced to one year in jail or they could

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  • Project Lifesaver offers peace of mind to caregivers

    Posted on March 10, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    If an autistic child wanders away from his caregiver and gets lost, a traditional search can last hours or even days. The same goes for adults with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Project Lifesaver offers a hi-tech but simple solution. Participants wear a small transmitter on their wrists or ankles, almost as they would a wristwatch. If they get lost, a public safety agency can use a receiver to track the

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