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Merseybells news feed as published


Harvard's Cracked Bell Sparks Legal Dispute - Wall Street Journal

Posted: 22 Nov 2013 02:08 PM PST


Harvard's Cracked Bell Sparks Legal Dispute
Wall Street Journal
The cracking of a bell inside Harvard University's hallowed Memorial Church has touched off a legal dispute between the university and an Ohio company that repaired it. Earlier this week, Harvard filed a lawsuit in Boston federal court against Chime ...

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Around Town Nov. 22 to Nov. 26 - Lexington Clipper Herald

Posted: 22 Nov 2013 02:00 PM PST


Around Town Nov. 22 to Nov. 26
Lexington Clipper Herald
Trinity Lutheran Church, 205 E. 7th Street in Lexington, will host a simulcast Christmas Celebration, titled Women of Faith Christmas, on Friday, Dec. 6 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. A free will ... Citizenship Classes at St. Ann's Parish Center in Lexington ...

The news hit, a rogue wave: sudden, unthinkable, savage - Boston Globe

Posted: 22 Nov 2013 02:00 PM PST


The news hit, a rogue wave: sudden, unthinkable, savage
Boston Globe
Bells tolled for 30 minutes at Harvard. Theaters closed; movie houses went dark. At Narragansett, they ... Now, closing in on the voting age of 21, she looked forward to casting a ballot for his reelection. “It can't be true,” she said. “You must be ...

Dispute Over Cracked Bell Reverberates at Harvard - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Posted: 22 Nov 2013 01:54 PM PST


Dispute Over Cracked Bell Reverberates at Harvard
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The university claims Chime Master, which is affiliated with a Dutch bell foundry, installed a defective replacement clapper — the dangling metal piece inside a bell that makes it ring when the bell is rotated on a wheel. The university said it ...

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Boss treats staff to $14000 shindig - The West Australian

Posted: 22 Nov 2013 10:59 AM PST


Boss treats staff to $14000 shindig
The West Australian
The owner of a Nedlands marketing agency may be Perth's most generous boss after organising the staff Christmas party at a restaurant - on Hamilton Island. Nicolle Jenkins, owner of The Hub, is taking her nine staff to the island for five ... The Solid ...

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Day JFK Died We Traded Through Tears as NYSE Shut Down - Businessweek

Posted: 22 Nov 2013 10:37 AM PST


Day JFK Died We Traded Through Tears as NYSE Shut Down
Businessweek
Outside Cathedral St Matthew, John John Kennedy salutes his father's coffin with members of the Kennedy family, including, Senator Edward Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy, Jackie Kennedy, Attorney General Robert Kennedy on Nov. 25, 1963 in ... At 10 a.m., as ...

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JFK remembered: 50 years later - Suwannee Democrat

Posted: 22 Nov 2013 06:50 AM PST


JFK remembered: 50 years later
Suwannee Democrat
It was 1:30 p.m. Half an hour later the 35th President of the United States was dead. Within the hour, police ... His funeral was a day of the mournful, slow toiling of church bells, of marching military men and the roll and beat of muffled drums. It ...

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Bells to ring for three hours in Southwold - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 22 Nov 2013 06:25 AM PST


Bells to ring for three hours in Southwold
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Ringing master Helen Price said tomorrow was the nearest date to St Edmund's Day that a band of bell ringers could be got together to attempt the peal. She added: “Local people wonder why the bells are ringing for so long. Most enjoy it but a few shut ...

Christmas in Action! Castle Noel's Interactive Exhibits - fox8.com

Posted: 22 Nov 2013 05:33 AM PST


Christmas in Action! Castle Noel's Interactive Exhibits
fox8.com
They're a certain joy in making noise, especially a noise you don't usually get to make. Castle Noel lets you ring the bell up in the bell tower. Yes, one of those huge bells! There's a long rope that you pull and you can hear the bell ring out through ...

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A 'mere Christian'? Assessing CS Lewis after fifty years - ABC Online

Posted: 22 Nov 2013 02:01 AM PST


A 'mere Christian'? Assessing CS Lewis after fifty years
ABC Online
His home church - Holy Trinity, Headington Quarry, Oxford - arranged a modest celebration of the anniversary in September, and found themselves swamped by the public interest. Westminster Abbey ... 50 years after his death, Lewis has become a figure of ...

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Cities of Old Russia: circling the "Golden Ring" route - Russia Beyond The Headlines

Posted: 22 Nov 2013 02:00 AM PST


Cities of Old Russia: circling the "Golden Ring" route
Russia Beyond The Headlines
Even more important, you do not need to go out of your way to find them, because virtually every building and church is a monument. Yaroslavl is a small city and the ... The museum contains old musical instruments, bells, phonographs, records, barrel ...

08:48 CET Please can we have our bells back? Philippine town asks US - euronews

Posted: 22 Nov 2013 12:19 AM PST


Manawatu Standard

08:48 CET Please can we have our bells back? Philippine town asks US
euronews
But the bells, he said, are “part of our historical heritage”. Every September 28 the town re-enacts the 1901 Balangiga “incident” in which 48 occupying U.S. soldiers died in an ambush at the old church that triggered retaliation in which U.S. forces ...
Typhoon-wrecked town to US: We want our bells Manawatu Standard
Please can we have our bells back? ravaged Philippine town asks US MorungExpress

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Cromer church bells about to be cast - Network Norwich

Posted: 22 Nov 2013 12:12 AM PST


Network Norwich

Cromer church bells about to be cast
Network Norwich
In a few weeks' time – perhaps even before Christmas – two new bells will be cast at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry (subject to a faculty being awarded). These will be the new 'trebles' for Cromer, lighter than the current six and extending the ring to a ...

SA holiday highlights - San Antonio Express

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 11:08 PM PST


SA holiday highlights
San Antonio Express
... along the San Antonio River Walk as more than 185 school, church, company, and civic choral groups ring in the holidays by singing traditional carols on cruising boats. The eclectic mix of participants includes bell choirs, folk groups, and ...

Remembering John F. Kennedy - Boston Globe

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 10:30 PM PST


Remembering John F. Kennedy
Boston Globe
Church bells from the steeple of nearby Park Street Church and St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral tolled solemnly. The religious-military services concluded on the ... they traveled though Boston to attend local rallies. Many were among those arrested and ...

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Kevin Daly - Keep it local: Put accent on preserving our dialects - This is Somerset

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 10:16 PM PST


Kevin Daly - Keep it local: Put accent on preserving our dialects
This is Somerset
The Kilmersdon bell ringers whose escape from injury from a falling church bell made the national news will be happy to have emerged unscathed. But they won't be so happy at the Daily Mail headline which described them all as "elderly". Yes, their ...

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Please can we have our bells back? Typhoon-wrecked Philippine town asks US - Reuters AlertNet

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 09:42 PM PST


Please can we have our bells back? Typhoon-wrecked Philippine town asks US
Reuters AlertNet
Enlarge image · More on: Aid and Development. A view of the Roman Catholic church and belfry in the coastal Philippine town of Balangiga devastated by super typhoon Haiyan, November 20, 2013. ... The town built the belfry in 1998 in the hope that the ...

Holly Daze - NewHampshire.com

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 09:07 PM PST


Holly Daze
NewHampshire.com
The parade features a salute to Korean Conflict Veterans in 60th anniversary. There will be bands, floats, decorated vehicles, animals, ... cider; Gourmet cookie platters, Themed raffle baskets. Something for everyone within walking distance from each ...

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Nov. 22, 1963: Childhood's End - Napa Valley Register

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 09:04 PM PST


Nov. 22, 1963: Childhood's End
Napa Valley Register
It had rained hard all day, the hardest in months, and then it slowed to a drizzle at nightfall. I didn't bother with an umbrella because there was a ... The scores of chimneys ringing the roof were inadequate to their task, so the air burned acrid ...

Melodies — soulful and celebrating — usher in the holidays - The Altamont Enterprise

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 08:06 PM PST


The Altamont Enterprise

Melodies — soulful and celebrating — usher in the holidays
The Altamont Enterprise
Let the bells ring: Barb Collins, left, and Katie Matthews, with the Bethlehem Lutheran Church bell choir, concentrate on reading the music as they practice a holiday song. “There's an association between ... She will be directing a senior choir, a ...

Old North Festival Chorus to present holiday concerts - Wicked Local

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 06:35 PM PST


Old North Festival Chorus to present holiday concerts
Wicked Local
The Old North Festival orchestra, soloists and 100-voice chorus will be led by Maria van Kalken, choir director, organist and minister of music at Old North Church, who is celebrating her 25th year as director of the Festival Chorus and Orchestra this ...

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Court Case Tests Use of CPA Funds for Church Repairs - Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 06:35 PM PST


Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Court Case Tests Use of CPA Funds for Church Repairs
Martha's Vineyard Gazette
The act allows towns to levy a surcharge of up to three per cent on property taxes to raise money for open space, historic preservation, affordable housing and outdoor recreation. The act must be adopted by a ballot ... Edgartown has approved funding ...

CORRECTED-Please can we have our bells back? Philippine town asks US - Reuters

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 05:25 PM PST


CORRECTED-Please can we have our bells back? Philippine town asks US
Reuters
But the bells, he said, are "part of our historical heritage". Every Sept. 28 the town re-enacts the 1901 Balangiga "incident" in which 48 occupying U.S. soldiers died in an ambush at the old church that triggered retaliation in which U.S. forces razed ...

Readers share memories of where they were Nov. 22, 1963 - San Francisco Chronicle

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 04:56 PM PST


Readers share memories of where they were Nov. 22, 1963
San Francisco Chronicle
He ran up the steps and started ringing the church bell frantically. About this time, the school bell started ringing, yet lunch wasn't over. Then I started hearing nearby ranches' meal bells ringing to summon everyone in from their work, yet it was ...

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Please can we have our bells back? Philippine town asks US - The Malay Mail Online

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 04:33 PM PST


Please can we have our bells back? Philippine town asks US
The Malay Mail Online
The town built the belfry in 1998 in the hope that the United States would return three bells it says were stolen as trophies during the 1899-1902 Philippine-American War. One is believed to have been rung to signal the start of the attack. Two of the ...

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Typhoon Haiyan: 'Please can we have our bells back?' Philippines asks US - Straits Times

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 04:27 PM PST


Typhoon Haiyan: 'Please can we have our bells back?' Philippines asks US
Straits Times
A view of the Roman Catholic church and belfry in the coastal Philippine town of Balangiga devastated by super Typhoon Haiyan, on Nov 20, 2013. The town built the belfry in 1998 in the hope that the United States would return three bells it said were ...

Balangiga town again asks US to return church bells taken over a century ago - GMA News

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 04:11 PM PST


Balangiga town again asks US to return church bells taken over a century ago
GMA News
BALANGIGA, EASTERN SAMAR - In the devastated coastal town of Balangiga, a Roman Catholic belfry with a maroon steeple rises from the rubble, a battered symbol of resistance for a people with mixed feelings about the US military now helping them survive ...

Word from Wormingford - Church Times

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 04:11 PM PST


Word from Wormingford
Church Times
And off we go. I think of Sir John Tavener and his Russian Orthodox music. We arrive; he leaves. The dawn breaks. The nights pull in. Georgians sleep on the north, we on the south. And somewhere lie the ploughmen who topped my horizon, turned around ...

Mexico town fights drug cartels with priests' blessing - The Courier-Journal

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 10:24 AM PST


Mexico town fights drug cartels with priests' blessing
The Courier-Journal
Taxi drivers refused to take fares on the Day of the Dead, leaving many people unable to attend annual graveyard vigils. Even gas stations regularly run out of gasoline because tanker trucks won't come in. Rival drug gangs have made life ... Father ...

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Deck the Falls in Cannon Falls is Saturday, Nov. 30 - Cannon Falls Beacon

Posted: 21 Nov 2013 08:06 AM PST


Deck the Falls in Cannon Falls is Saturday, Nov. 30
Cannon Falls Beacon
Fill your senses with the sights, sounds and tastes of the season in Cannon Falls with a whole day of events and activities. In addition to 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in-store specials, holiday open houses, drawings and more at local businesses, activities will ...

Salvation Army in need of bell ringers - ABC 10 News NOW

Posted: 19 Nov 2013 05:45 PM PST


Salvation Army in need of bell ringers
ABC 10 News NOW
The holiday shopping season is beginning and while many people are out at local businesses, they will hear the familiar sound of bells ringing. The Salvation Army of Marquette and Ishpeming fund–raising campaign is underway. The agencies use its ...

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