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Delay in Flynn pool bid opening criticized

Last week’s bid opening for the new Flynn pool was delayed for two weeks amid several vendors having numerous questions about the documents. The bid opening for the William J. Flynn Municipal Swimming Pool at the North Elementary School will now be held at 2 p.m. Thursday. It had been scheduled for May 4. In… Keep Reading

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Samaritan announces mask-optional policy for most facilities

WATERTOWN — Samaritan Health announced Friday that the majority of its facilities will now be mask-optional for all staff, patients, and visitors under certain criteria. The operators of Samaritan Medical Center and multiple clinics said in a statement that the decision comes after closely watching Community Transmission levels of COVID-19, which remain at moderate, declining… Keep Reading

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Skyscraper Bursting with 80,000 Plants Opens in Singapore

In case you’re planning a trip to the other side of the world’s richest city-state, the “biophilic” CapitaSpring tower in Singapore is now fully bursting with a publically accessible urban forest. In Singapore’s business district, you have to go 17 to 20 stories above street level to find wide open greenery. On CapitaSpring’s “Green Oasis”… Keep Reading

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