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Melrose Recreation Department kicks off first citywide Rise of the Pumpkin People Halloween event – News – Melrose Free Press

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Gather your pumpkins, scarecrows, and other Halloween decorations for the first ever Wicked Melrose Rise of the Pumpkin People.

Melrose Together, in partnership with the Melrose Recreation Department (MRD), is hosting the first ever citywide Wicked Melrose Rise of the Pumpkin People event. Melrosians and local businesses are encouraged to decorate their front lawn

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Elizabethton City Council to review parks and recreation master plan | News

ELIZABETHTON — What are the recreation needs of the people of Elizabethton over the next decade?

That is the question the Elizabethton Parks and Recreation Department Master Plan 2020-2030 seeks to answer.

Parks and Recreation Director Mike Mains said community recreation is vital to the citizens and the 2020-2030 Master Plan is a specific guide of goals and objectives that will lead to the future success of recreational programming and

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MUST RUN: Berlin Recreation and Parks news for October | News

Berlin Recreation and Parks Department is offering the following programs.

Bring on the F.U.N. (Friends Understanding Needs: Bring on the F.U.N. is an open invitation to anyone with an intellectual disability and their friends to join youth leaders as they provide games, low-key challenges, and lots of FUN. This is a free program and runs on Tuesdays from 4-6 p.m. at Berlin Recreation Center.

Weekend workout for body, mind and

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MDC expands program providing outdoor recreation on private lands – News – Devils Lake Journal – Devils Lake, ND

The MRAP program provides incentive payments and habitat improvement help to private landowners who open their properties to the public for walk-in hunting, fishing, or wildlife viewing.

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is accepting applications through Nov. 13 for the Missouri Outdoor Recreational Access Program (MRAP). The MRAP program provides incentive payments and habitat improvement help to private landowners who open their properties to the public for walk-in hunting,

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Acton Recreation Department to open remote learning enrichment program – News – The Beacon

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The Acton Recreation Department will be opening a Remote Learning Enrichment Program at the Recreation Center mid-October. The Remote Learning Center is in the process of achieving a certification by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education

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Local tourism marketing gets federal aid | Local News

As fall foliage develops in Western Maryland, the Washington County Board of Commissioners agreed this week to share more federal aid with the local tourism bureau to promote tourism opportunities.

After hearing how the first $80,000 distribution of federal aid helped market local tourism, the commissioners voted 4-0 on Tuesday to share another $210,000 with Visit Hagerstown, the county’s convention and visitors bureau.

“We very much appreciate the county commissioners’

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Braun, ACRA recognized by gov’s office; COVID messaging, outdoor recreation opportunities kept Aspen open, safe | News

Debbie Braun, president and CEO of the Aspen Chamber Resort Association, received the Governor’s Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution to Colorado Tourism last week.

Additionally, the ACRA team was given the Outstanding Community Tourism Initiative Award for achieving gold-level status from the International Mountain Bike Association for mountain bike routes throughout the valley.

The awards were announced at a governor’s tourism conference at Red Rocks Amphitheater with attendees logging in

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A look at fall recreation programs in Dover, Sherborn and Medfield – News – Dover-Sherborn Press

The scramble continues.

After canceling and changing programs for the spring and summer because of the coronavirus pandemic, recreation department directors continue to keep one eye on the pandemic while staging programs for the fall.

“We want to make sure we do it correctly and safely,” said Medfield’s Recreation Department director, Kevin Ryder.

For the fall, Ryder said he and his staff are offering programs suitable for those working from

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NH virus updates: Fall tourism and latest numbers for state, UNH and Durham – News – seacoastonline.com

CONCORD — New Hampshire’s Division of Travel and Tourism Development is emphasizing that visitors to the state this fall “Know Before You Go” online with regard to coronavirus-related requirements and restrictions.

Visitors can educate themselves while looking at the fall foliage tracker and at suggested scenic drives in the state, Lori Harnois, director of the division, said during a meeting on fall tourism hosted by U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan on

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Pierre recreation head highlights new facilities, new fees for fun and games | Local News Stories

The newly expanded and remodeled Boys & Girls Club now can provide Pierre residents with some room for indoor recreation, a civic element said to be long in short supply since the downtown City Auditorium was closed in May 2011, just before the historic flood.

The need for such space was the topic of city government for several years under former Mayor Laurie Gill, who ramrodded a plan — through

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Shawnee County Parks and Recreation pulls the plug on Spirit of Kansas fireworks display – News – The Topeka Capital-Journal

After delays and continued hope that they would still be able to hold the annual Spirit of Kansas fireworks display, Shawnee County Parks and Recreation officials on Monday announced that plans for the public event have ultimately fizzled out.

“We did our best, working with the county commissioners and county health officials to schedule the

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Coronavirus: Singapore, Brunei launch green lane for essential travel, applications open from Sept 1, Singapore News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – Essential travel between Brunei and Singapore has been made possible following agreements by both countries to establish Reciprocal Green Lane (RGL) facilities at both ends.

Applications open on Tuesday (Sept 1), with travellers required to observe some restrictions including controlled itineraries, a negative Covid-19 test prior to the trip and a swab test on arrival at their destination.

In a joint statement, Brunei’s Foreign Affairs Ministry and Singapore’s

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Travel bans prompt Wizz to freeze capacity ramp-up plans | News

Central European budget carrier Wizz Air is no longer expecting to further increase capacity between October and the end of the year as fresh travel restrictions in Europe temper demand.

Wizz has been among the most aggressive carriers in returning capacity since travel restrictions began being lifted after the coronavirus crisis hit, including opening a number of new bases across Europe. It expects to operate capacity at around 60% of

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Winston-Salem recreation director accused of leaving child unattended in car | Crime News

The city’s director of recreation and parks is facing a citation alleging that he left a 5-year-old girl in his car outside a Sam’s Club at night without adult supervision for over 20 minutes, according to court documents. 

William Lenard Royston, 47, and his wife, Saroya Rachelle Roberts, 33, of Old Hollow Road, have both been charged with misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile. 

Roberts also works for

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Three groups submit proposals to operate north Lafayette recreation centers | News

Three non-profit agencies have submitted proposals to Lafayette Consolidated Government to operate recreation centers in north Lafayette.

The Acadiana Advocate obtained copies of proposals submitted in response to a request by Mayor-President Josh Guillory for outside entities to operate the centers after he laid off 37 parks and recreation employees and cut funds to the department.

37 parks, recreation workers laid off Friday; LCG cut 138 workers since June

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  • Premier flags Tasmanian border announcement as he reveals stage three details

    Posted June 24, 2020 13:52:14 | Updated June 24, 2020 17:43:51

    From Friday, Tasmania will allow more people at indoor and outdoor gatherings under an easing of coronavirus restrictions, but is keeping a cap on household visitors at 20.

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