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New Canaan Development Appeals To New Generation Of Homebuyers - The Daily Voice

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 08:08 AM PST


New Canaan Development Appeals To New Generation Of Homebuyers
The Daily Voice
“It's a private community with a private access ​way,'' said Whipple, the owner of Ridgefield-based Heritage Home Construction . “The homes have town water ... ​In fact, you can hear the church bells ringing from the property. ​You have this rural ...

Historic Ocean City Church Undergoing Major Renovation Project; Steeple Removed This Week For Overhaul - The Dispatch

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 06:53 AM PST


Historic Ocean City Church Undergoing Major Renovation Project; Steeple Removed This Week For Overhaul
The Dispatch
On Monday, the ancient steeple and bell tower at the historic church on the corner of Baltimore Avenue and Talbot Street was removed and is now undergoing a major restoration in a lot adjacent to the church. The lot used to house the church ... St ...

FIVE THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK IN HINGHAM - Wicked Local Hingham

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 06:36 AM PST


Wicked Local Hingham

FIVE THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK IN HINGHAM
Wicked Local Hingham
TOUR: The Hingham Memorial Bell Tower, 68R Main St. (next to Old Ship Church), will host an open house from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7. Visitors can learn about the practice of Change Bell Ringing. The Bell Tower will offer an opportunity to ...

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Neighbourhood news - Craven Herald

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 01:28 AM PST


Craven Herald

Neighbourhood news
Craven Herald
For further details, ring 01282 843064. .... Master judge was Cathie Cromarty and results were: junior girls - 1 Becky Pickles, 2 Rachael Bell, 3 Jess Tidswell; junior boys - 1 James Fieldhouse, 2 Harry Bailey, 3 Daniel Dobson; intermediate girls - 1 ...

Free Will Astrology - Creative Loafing Atlanta

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 12:37 AM PST


Creative Loafing Atlanta

Free Will Astrology
Creative Loafing Atlanta
19-March 20): The Leaning Tower of Pisa is eight stories high, including its belfry, and tilts sideways at a four-degree angle. When builders started construction back in 1173, they laid a weak foundation in unstable soil, and the building has ... That ...
Your future, a little earlyMissoula Independent (blog)
Freewill Astrology: week of February 4NOW Magazine
Freewill Astrology: Feb 4 – Feb 10VUE Weekly

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Historic church bell at risk of being melted down – bid to raise £5330 launched - Warrington Guardian

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 12:25 AM PST


Warrington Guardian

Historic church bell at risk of being melted down – bid to raise £5330 launched
Warrington Guardian
Warrington Civic Society has launched an urgent fundraising appeal to save the Crosfield bell, which was collected from St Thomas' Church in Stockton Heath last month, before being transported to the John Taylor & Co foundry in Loughborough to be ...

Hundreds farewell Masterton chemist - New Zealand Herald

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 11:59 PM PST


Hundreds farewell Masterton chemist
New Zealand Herald
His prominence as a long-time Freemason was honoured with Knight Masons, in full regalia, acting as pallbearers to carry his coffin into the church. Inside, his grandchildren sat around his coffin as Masonic leaders, pharmacy colleagues and family ...

A journey through Italy's lesser-known UNESCO World Heritage Sites - L'Italo Americano (subscription) (blog)

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 04:35 PM PST


L'Italo Americano (subscription) (blog)

A journey through Italy's lesser-known UNESCO World Heritage Sites
L'Italo Americano (subscription) (blog)
Did you know that Italy counts a whooping 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites? That makes it the country with the most sites on the World Heritage List. And while some are very well known around the globe – think glitzy Amalfi Coast, the stunning ...

Once, Bishop Cotton Ran on Rs 500 a Month - The New Indian Express

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 04:19 PM PST


The New Indian Express

Once, Bishop Cotton Ran on Rs 500 a Month
The New Indian Express
BENGALURU: Maternal is the word an alumnus of 150-year-old Bishop Cotton Boys' School uses to describe his relationship with his alma mater. Senior advocate Aditya Sondhi has written a book called The Order of the Crest about the alumni of the ...
Once, Bishop Cotton Ran on Rs 500 a Month | Bengaluru NYOOOZNYOOOZ

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Woman makes North Robinson church her home, antique shop - Mansfield News Journal

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 03:22 PM PST


Mansfield News Journal

Woman makes North Robinson church her home, antique shop
Mansfield News Journal
she said with a laugh. Bryce demonstrated the bell ringing Tuesday. "Me and my brother would always come over and ring it when they had church services," he said. She also is in the midst of having an aviary, which she plans to enclose in old wooden ...

Tri-Town Weekly Community Calendar - KeepMEcurrent.com

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 02:48 PM PST


Tri-Town Weekly Community Calendar
KeepMEcurrent.com
Alcoholics Anonymous, Wednesdays, noon and 7:30 p.m.; AlAnon, Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m.; Business Debtors Anonymous, Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m., First Parish Church Congregational, 40 Main St., Freeport. RSU 5 Board of Directors, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 6:30 p.m ...

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Hopewell Area students celebrate the 100th day of class with STEAM - Timesonline.com

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 12:26 PM PST


Timesonline.com

Hopewell Area students celebrate the 100th day of class with STEAM
Timesonline.com
Students, from left, Brettan Cooper, Meghan Gaguzis, Mason Colonna, Cody Gruber (seated) and Nick Revier watch their tower of recycled products teeter but not quite fall as they attempt to make the nearby bell ring as part a Rube Goldberg machine ...

Astology forecast: Feb. 5-16, 2016 - Little Village

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 12:06 PM PST


Little Village

Astology forecast: Feb. 5-16, 2016
Little Village
19-March 20): The Leaning Tower of Pisa is eight stories high, including its belfry, and tilts sideways at a four-degree angle. When builders started construction back in 1173, they laid a weak foundation in unstable soil, and the building has ... That ...

Loughborough Zeppelin raid memorial plaque unveiled - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 09:15 AM PST


LoughboroughEcho.net

Loughborough Zeppelin raid memorial plaque unveiled
LoughboroughEcho.net
Local artist Paul Gent produced the design and Taylor's Bell Foundry created the bronze plaque, which commemorates the 10 who were killed and the 12 injured.. Relatives of two of the victims, Ethel Higgs and Annie Adcock attended the event as a guests ...

Meet Mid Devon's longest-serving bellringer - Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 08:52 AM PST


Meet Mid Devon's longest-serving bellringer
Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette
If anyone else would like to find out about taking up bell-ringing they are welcome to come along to the St Peter's Church practice from 7.30pm on Tuesday night. The small friendly group usually follow their hour and a half ringing practice with a ...

Healing wounds - Rail Engineer

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 05:26 AM PST


Rail Engineer

Healing wounds
Rail Engineer
With the help of two mates and a 40-foot rope, Stephen repainted the commemorative cover stone cemented into the east portal's headwall, appending his name and the request “please open me”. Then, in 1980, with locals persistently ... Despite the miners ...

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Mullane: Chime after chime, St. Mary's bells peal onward in Burlington City - Burlington County Times

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 02:18 AM PST


Burlington County Times

Mullane: Chime after chime, St. Mary's bells peal onward in Burlington City
Burlington County Times
High up in the bell tower, standing on the chiming platform, I was introduced to Bob Bacon, St. Mary's master of the chimes. He explained the ellacombe apparatus, a rope and pulley device that the parish's three chimers operate by hand to play the bells.

Non-white people discriminated against in Sydney rental market, study finds - The Guardian

Posted: 02 Feb 2016 07:54 PM PST


The Guardian

Non-white people discriminated against in Sydney rental market, study finds
The Guardian
“When you get reports like this, they're good alarm bell ringers,” he said. The NSW Residential Tenancies Act and regulations do not deal with discrimination but NSW and federal anti-discrimination laws make it unlawful for a landlord or agent to ...

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'Hunchback' cast recording delivers, even without a Broadway run - The Maneater

Posted: 02 Feb 2016 03:03 PM PST


The Maneater

'Hunchback' cast recording delivers, even without a Broadway run
The Maneater
A powerful priest in Paris, Frollo, takes Quasimodo in and keeps him away from the world in the top of Notre Dame Cathedral. Quasimodo spends his days ringing the cathedral bells and longing to see the outside world and eventually escapes for a day. He ...

All the bells and whistles at festival - Central Western Daily

Posted: 02 Feb 2016 10:05 AM PST


Central Western Daily

All the bells and whistles at festival
Central Western Daily
To the untrained ear, one round of bells may well sound like any other, but to the experts who will be visiting in March, the opportunity to meet up with other campanologists is very appealing. “It's a very social activity,” Mrs Derrick explained. “It ...

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Exploring the Czech Republic: Prague - fiftyplusadvocate

Posted: 02 Feb 2016 09:49 AM PST


fiftyplusadvocate

Exploring the Czech Republic: Prague
fiftyplusadvocate
Known as “the city of a hundred spires,” although it's actually decorated by nearly a thousand towers and steeples, it challenges the most magnificent capitals of Europe in its beauty, and boasts a history that stretches back over a millennium. In ...

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On the Trail of a Renaissance Genius in the heart of Italy - Flux Magazine (press release)

Posted: 02 Feb 2016 05:15 AM PST


Flux Magazine (press release)

On the Trail of a Renaissance Genius in the heart of Italy
Flux Magazine (press release)
Both men are immensely proud of Tuscany's artistic heritage and as Matteo explains, most of the great Renaissance artists were polymaths. “Take the great Florentine architect Brunelleschi. ... am rudely awoken when a communion bell rings. The elderly ...

In Williamsburg, freedom rings for historic congregation founded by slaves - The Daily Progress

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 04:11 PM PST


Richmond.com

In Williamsburg, freedom rings for historic congregation founded by slaves
The Daily Progress
Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson Sr. and songwriter Valerie Simpson headlined the ceremony, which also celebrated the church's 240th anniversary. Located just off the campus of the College of William & Mary and Colonial Williamsburg, the church was ...
Historic Virginia church to ring in Black History MonthRichmond.com

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Historic downtown clock tower getting its new faces - Spartanburg Herald Journal

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 03:18 PM PST


Historic downtown clock tower getting its new faces
Spartanburg Herald Journal
Technicians with Christoph Paccard Bell Foundry out of Charleston removed the three remaining wooden clock faces Monday in preparation for new aluminum faces that will be installed this week. Although not original to the clock tower, the wooden faces ...

Dubrovnik Marks 1700 Years Since The Martyrdom Of Saint Blaise - Total Croatia News (press release) (blog)

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 03:09 PM PST


Total Croatia News (press release) (blog)

Dubrovnik Marks 1700 Years Since The Martyrdom Of Saint Blaise
Total Croatia News (press release) (blog)
The raising of the flag, which is a white standard embroidered with an image of Saint Blaise as a bishop – is accompanied by the ringing of the church bells, the discharging of historic firearms, and the release of white doves as previously mentioned ...

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Long silent, bell at historic Virginia church rings - 13newsnow.com

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 02:25 PM PST


13newsnow.com

Long silent, bell at historic Virginia church rings
13newsnow.com
... Monday at First Baptist Church for the ceremony, called "Let Freedom Ring: A Call to Heal and Nation." Entertainers Danny Glover and Dionne Warwick were also in attendance. WVEC. Colonial Williamsburg to restore church bell silent since segregation.
Long silent, bell at historic Virginia church to peal MondayWWBT NBC12 News

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Our world through the lens: Daily photos from around the world - Calgary Sun

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 01:57 PM PST


Calgary Sun

Our world through the lens: Daily photos from around the world
Calgary Sun
Omega, the official timekeeper of the event, has ordered 21 bells, forged almost entirely by hand by Blondeau's Bell Foundry in the Jura Mountains in Switzerland. Each last-lap bell is branded with the RIO 2016 logo and circled with the words "2016 ...

Scholars of the Week: Haley VanBeek, Emma Knickelbine - Green Bay Press Gazette

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 09:31 AM PST


Green Bay Press Gazette

Scholars of the Week: Haley VanBeek, Emma Knickelbine
Green Bay Press Gazette
She contributes her time to the community by volunteering at the Packers Pro Shop, Denmark High School blood drive, Senior Citizens Thanksgiving dinner, Maribel Youth Sports and bell ringing at her church. Haley carries out her obligations with energy ...

Long silent, bell at historic Virginia church to peal Monday - WWBT NBC12 News

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 08:32 AM PST


13newsnow.com

Long silent, bell at historic Virginia church to peal Monday
WWBT NBC12 News
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - The long-silent bell at a historic Williamsburg church will sound to launch the congregation's 240th anniversary throughout Black History Month. Descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings will join the Rev. Jesse Jackson ...
Long silent, bell at historic Virginia church rings13newsnow.com
Bell at historic Virginia church sounds 'cry of liberty'WTOP

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Ireland's worst reviews on TripAdvisor according to unimpressed tourists - Irish Post

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 08:01 AM PST


Irish Post

Ireland's worst reviews on TripAdvisor according to unimpressed tourists
Irish Post
This visitor from Co. Waterford had this to say about the bell-ringing at the Irish capital's favourite cathedral. “A Poor Mans Christchurch. The bell-ringing team must surely be comprised of either monkeys or children for them to sound so terrible ...

Londra: Big Ben, un nume cu renume - Artline

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 06:52 AM PST


Londra: Big Ben, un nume cu renume
Artline
Cel mai mare ceas cu clopot. Locul trei intr-un clasament al celor mai inalte turnuri cu ceas din istorie. Este la fel de emblematic pentru Londra pe cat este Turnul Eiffel pentru Paris. Chiar daca Big Ben este de fapt clopotul ceasului in timp numele ...

What Is National Freedom Day? Facts, Quotes About Abraham Lincoln's Signing Of The Amendment Ending Slavery - International Business Times

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 04:57 AM PST


International Business Times

What Is National Freedom Day? Facts, Quotes About Abraham Lincoln's Signing Of The Amendment Ending Slavery
International Business Times
On National Freedom Day, there is typically a wreath-laying at the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, the former U.S. capital. ... This achievement prompted celebrations in the North, according to a historical account by the National Constitution Center. A ...

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5 things you need to know Monday - USA TODAY

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 12:42 AM PST


USA TODAY

5 things you need to know Monday
USA TODAY
... of African Americans, but also "address the inequalities and injustices that linger." The First Baptist Church of Williamsburg, Va. will ring in each day of Black History Month with the first peals of its bell since the 1950s as part of its "Let ...

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Opinion/Commentary: Let freedom ring: An ongoing journey of reconciliation and redemption - The Daily Progress

Posted: 31 Jan 2016 07:14 AM PST


The Daily Progress

Opinion/Commentary: Let freedom ring: An ongoing journey of reconciliation and redemption
The Daily Progress
Rosa Parks, whose refusal to move to the back of a bus touched off the Montgomery bus boycott and the beginning of the civil rights movement, is fingerprinted by police Lt. D.H. Lackey in Montgomery, Ala., Feb. 22, 1956. She was among some 100 people ...

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Fairy tale landscape, wooden houses and lakes: A look at the great alpine charm of Slovenia - India Today

Posted: 31 Jan 2016 02:58 AM PST

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