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    Boston and Cambridge Mayors at North Bennet Street School

    Wednesday, December 17...Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Cambridge Mayor David P. Maher joined representatives of the Race to Solar program to cut the ribbon of the North Bennet Street School's new 50kW solar array.

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    Posted: December 17, 2014
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    Making it in America: African Americans and Craft

    Tuesday, January 13, free lecture - An exploration of African American crafts by Lowery Stokes Sims, the William and Mildred Ladson Chief Curator at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City and an expert on the work of African, Latino, Native and Asian American artists.

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    Posted: December 10, 2014
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    Special edition NBSS tool

    John Economaki of Bridge City Tool Works designs the highest quality woodworking tools. His work was exhibited at
    the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, Oregon and NBSS is working with John to bring the exhibit to NBSS in March 2015. You can support the exhibit and own a special edition Bridge City Tool Works TS-1 square for a contribution of $250 or more.

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    Posted: November 13, 2014
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    Preservation carpentry at Hatch Mill

    Built in 1753, Hatch Mill in Marshfield, Massachusetts is the last remaining water-powered up-and-down sawmill on the North River and one of the last in the United States. The mill was used through the 1960s but the last four decades have taken a toll on the historic structure. In 2004 the Hatch Mill Restoration and Preservation Group was formed. NBSS preservation carpentry students have played a vital role in the reconstruction of the timber frame mill.

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    Posted: November 5, 2014