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Climate Crisis – Causes, Effects, & Solutions on Youtube: Jim Lagomarsino and Meg Haight, Hardwick residents and members of Citizens’ Climate Lobby, (CCL) a non-profit, nonpartisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change.
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Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.
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Use the following links to find articles from your favorite magazines, scholarly journals, and reference books, including Time, Newsweek, Science News, the Harvard Health Letter, The New York Times, Fodor’s Travel Guides, and more.
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Boston Public Library Historic Resources
The Boston Public Library‘s history and genealogy collections are unique and vast. They have items about nearly every place in Massachusetts, and much of New England, including “more than 30,000 wide-ranging materials from the 17th–21st centuries.” There is more information here. Also take a peek at newspapers at the BPL.
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Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation Mission: “To improve the quality of life in the Quaboag Valley by addressing the economic environmental, and social needs of its residents while maintaining the integrity and character of each community in the region.”
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MassHire Springfield, formerly FutureWorks, assists people in building skill sets to meet the needs of businesses. MassHire Springfield offers companies recruitment options from large job expos, to on site recruitment and workshops to advance job search and career training options for individuals.
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Town of Hardwick Website – Provides information on municipal services, municipal government meetings, and other information of local interest.
My Town Government – Provides a listing of all upcoming municipal meetings in Hardwick, as well as an archive of past meeting minutes.
Quabbin Regional School District – Information about the Hardwick and regional school system.
Hardwick Town Fair – Learn more about one of our nations oldest traditional town fairs, hosted annually in Hardwick each summer.
Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation – a non-
profit organization committed to economic development and helping small businesses grow and prosper QVCDC 413-967-3001 23 West Main Street, Ware, MA 01082
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Health Sites suggested by Baystate Health Services:
Better Health Channel – https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/
FamilyDoctor.org – http://familydoctor.org/
HealthLinkBC – https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases -https://www.niddk.nih.gov/
NHS – www.nhs.uk