Grandma who hid children in abuse case free on bail | News

HAVERHILL – A grandmother who was recently missing with six grandchildren for several days until police found them safe in Randolph has been released on a number of conditions following a hearing on Monday in Haverhill District Court. Deborah Conway, 58, of Dorchester was initially charged in Haverhill District Court on May 15 on two … Read more

Amesbury Honors Winners of Kids Poetry Contest | Local news

AMESBURY — The Amesbury Public Library continues to nurture the next generation of poets by giving the winners of the 20th Annual Kids Poetry Contest the opportunity to read their prose to the community. The public reading took place on Friday, May 12, after 119 poems were narrowed down to six honorable mentions and 17 … Read more

Methuen: state money to help educate homeless children | News

METHUEN – Emergency shelter funding from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will be used to help the city educate homeless children living in a local hotel, Mayor Neil Perry said. “We have received $268,000 from the state for the individuals we house on Pelham Street who attend Methuen public schools,” Perry recently told … Read more

Agriculture forum: why we need to teach children about food | Company

By Lauren Driscoll We eat every day, but most of us are not taught how. This idea has stuck with me since a conversation I had last year with Chef Nathan Bates in the kitchen at Boyne Falls Public School. As he diced carrots and I frantically took notes, we discussed the need for nutrition … Read more

In the past: Walmart announced construction plans in 2008 | News

15 years Walmart announced plans to build a superstore behind the Logansport Mall. The City of Logansport has launched a new program on its website that provides information about burials at Mt. Hope. Vandals left graffiti and damage at the River Bluff trail, Little Turtle Waterway, and the Reading Railroad home in Spencer Park. A … Read more

For the Kids: Special Friends Day at Porterville Fair | photos

The sounds of laughter and excitement filled the air as Special Friends Day at the Porterville Fair kicked off Thursday morning and students from all over Porterville gathered to enjoy a day of rides, food and animals. This year Special Friends Day was bigger than ever with over 2,000 students, parents, teachers and school staff … Read more

A schoolchildren liked going to | Local news

NORTH MANKATO – The 130 kids from the inaugural fishing school at the Governor’s Fishing Opener learned an important lesson about fishing upon arrival Friday at Spring Lake Park: If it’s fish opener weekend, chances are it’s going to rain. But the occasional rain in North Mankato Park couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm, as groups of … Read more

Children learn to cycle safely, receive gifts at Garden Square | apartments Functions

Several organizations visited the Garden Square apartment complex on Saturday afternoon to make children aware of the importance of bicycle safety. Blessed Innovation Safety, a non-profit organization founded by Kokomo that teaches children about road safety, hosted the event. In a phone call with the Tribune, founders Ernesto and Rinesha Zayas explained that BI stands … Read more

The Children’s Cabinet awarded a $1,500,000 grant to help Washoe YouthBuild | to lead News

The U.S. Department of Labor announced that The Children’s Cabinet will receive a $1,500,000 grant to lead Washoe YouthBuild, a collaborative project in partnership with Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC), Step2, High Sierra Health Education Center (AHEC ), Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), Community Services Agency (CSA), Building and Construction Trades Council of Northern … Read more

Put reading and writing on children’s summer agenda | Recommended columnists

Parents, the best thing you can do for your children, no matter their age, is to make sure they don’t experience a summer learning lag. Learning should never stop, even when school is not busy. Face-to-face interactive learning is critical to developing literacy skills and strengthening the scaffold that will help your children transition into … Read more