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Maine church looks at ways to muffle loud bell - Press Herald

Posted: 12 Nov 2013 04:07 AM PST


Maine church looks at ways to muffle loud bell
Press Herald
Neighbors of the First Baptist Church say the bell began ringing louder after the church tower's clock underwent repairs about a year ago. The Associated Press. BATH — A Maine church is looking to mollify neighbors for whom its bell tolls too loudly.

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Reviews round-up | 11 November - New Statesman

Posted: 12 Nov 2013 04:00 AM PST


Reviews round-up | 11 November
New Statesman
Indeed because of his seniority, Benn, now 88, finds himself somehow politically muffled - in the uncomfortable position of being embraced by the Right as a harmless "national treasure", when he has spent his whole life trying to be a formidable threat ...

Grundy County to host 5 Blue Christmas events - Morris Daily Herald

Posted: 12 Nov 2013 03:30 AM PST


Grundy County to host 5 Blue Christmas events
Morris Daily Herald
The season to give more than you receive, to fill the buckets of the bell ringers and brighten someone else's day with a random act of kindness. ... First United Methodist Church, 118 W. Jackson St. in Morris, will host a Blue Christmas event at 7 p.m ...

Wetherby Choral Society Concert at St James Church, Wetherby - AboutMyArea

Posted: 12 Nov 2013 01:04 AM PST


AboutMyArea

Wetherby Choral Society Concert at St James Church, Wetherby
AboutMyArea
Andrew Carter was born in 1939 into a Leicestershire family of tower - and hand - bell ringers. He studied music at Leeds University then moved to York, where he joined the York Minster choir as a bass songman under Francis Jackson, and in 1965 he ...

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A new tradition meets Newburyport veterans - The Daily News of Newburyport

Posted: 11 Nov 2013 11:11 PM PST


A new tradition meets Newburyport veterans
The Daily News of Newburyport
The ringing of memorial bells and the posts, donated by a local family, marked the newest custom in the city's longstanding tradition of honoring those each Veterans Day who fought and died for this country. The city's veterans agent, Kevin Hunt, again ...

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Bordeaux Week: Hail Bordeaux (Or Not, Please) - Palate Pres

Posted: 11 Nov 2013 11:05 PM PST


Palate Pres

Bordeaux Week: Hail Bordeaux (Or Not, Please)
Palate Pres
When the water droplets run into a tiny bit of something cold, like a bit of ice or some frozen dust – a nucleus – they freeze on. When the frozen bit encounters more water droplets, they, too, ... Europeans have tried to scare hail away with loud ...

Live article connection interrupted. Please refresh your browser - Sydney Morning Herald

Posted: 11 Nov 2013 11:01 PM PST


Sydney Morning Herald

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Sydney Morning Herald
So far, we've had large doses of ceremony and tradition - with the Welcome to Country ceremony and swearing ins. Nova Peris .... This comes as the Governor-General is due to arrive at Parliament House at 2 pm for a royal salute and some band playing ...

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Provinces praise Senate - Castanet.net

Posted: 11 Nov 2013 09:40 PM PST


Castanet.net

Provinces praise Senate
Castanet.net
"The protection of sectional and provincial interests, in addition to the protection of minority interests, is of utmost importance and New Brunswick submits the Senate, based on the principles upon which it was created, has an important role to play ...

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Basilica houses continent's oldest carillon - Observer Online

Posted: 11 Nov 2013 08:47 PM PST


Basilica houses continent's oldest carillon
Observer Online
Computerized system tolls 23 bells Fr. Sorin brought from France, held in bell tower on campus. News Editor. Published: Monday ... Within that tower hangs the oldest carillon in all of North America, the 23 bells Fr. Sorin himself purchased and brought ...

Yolanda destroyed centuries-old Guiuan church - Vox Bikol

Posted: 11 Nov 2013 08:41 PM PST


Vox Bikol

Yolanda destroyed centuries-old Guiuan church
Vox Bikol
What remained of this centuries-old church are the stone walls and the belfry. According to historical records, ... In 1854, the Franciscans built a bell tower made of stone, a structure that still stood before Typhoon Yolanda struck. At press time ...

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Fireworks go with a bang - Evesham Observer

Posted: 11 Nov 2013 04:13 PM PST


Evesham Observer

Fireworks go with a bang
Evesham Observer
A total of £2,500 was raised for three local charities; Caring Hands in the Vale, Ourside Youth Centre and the Bell Tower Appeal. Latest News. Buy photos» Crowds were entertained by the fireworks on Crown Meadow. Pictures by IDUZ Photography.

Veterans Day events in Southwest Florida - Marco Island Sun Times

Posted: 11 Nov 2013 04:32 AM PST


Veterans Day events in Southwest Florida
Marco Island Sun Times
The museum opens at 9 a.m. The national anthem will be played at 10:50 a.m., followed by the ringing of the bell. ... In addition, “Uncle Sam” will greet veterans and visitors at the Ford Estate from 1-4 p.m. Veterans will receive a 10 percent discount ...

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St. Paul's missing bells conjure curiosity, wonder - Greenwich Time

Posted: 09 Nov 2013 09:29 AM PST


St. Paul's missing bells conjure curiosity, wonder
Greenwich Time
"I thought it would be a great piece of history if I could get up in the bell tower and get those names off the bells," McMaster said. None of the bells ... "It knocked the top of the bell tower off and went through the church," McMaster said of the ...

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