Halloween is making a big comeback this year in the Attleboro area | Local News

Last year could have been described as the year without Halloween, so many events have been canceled due to the pandemic. This included the annual Norton Halloween Parade, which is making a comeback. “People are thrilled that this annual tradition has returned,” said Parks and Recreation Director Melanie Towle. “We have quite a few new bands participating in the parade ...

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Israeli Venture Builder Tackles Global Food Sustainability Challenges

By 2050, the world’s population is expected to reach around 9.75 billion, according to Worldometer, a real-time statistics website. There are fears that increased pressure from population growth is on food security and sustainability, which means millions of people around the world are at greater risk of going hungry. An Israeli company, NRS Agro Innovation (NRS), is finding a way ...

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Everett Animal Shelter wants you to choose puppies or kittens?

A one-time fundraiser is underway at the Everett Animal Shelter. Here’s how to participate. Last year we partnered with McClain Insurance Services on a puppy live stream Facebook event that was full of cuteness, cuddles and puppy slobber. This year, it’s up to you: puppies or kittens! Should we be live streaming a litter of playful puppies or curious kittens? ...

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Scientists say pig transplants to humans come close with new test

Scientists temporarily attached a pig kidney to a human body and watched it begin to function, a small step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal organs for vital transplants. Pigs have been the most recent line of research to address the organ shortage, but among the obstacles: a sugar in pig cells, foreign to the human body, ...

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Spike in demand is straining Stratford-area large animal rescue

Breadcrumb Links New Local News The founder of a large animal rescue near Stratford says her non-profit, volunteer-run sanctuary has reached physical, emotional and financial limits since demand for her service skyrocketed during the pandemic. Author of the article: Chris Montanini Release date : October 19, 2021 • 12 minutes ago • 3 minutes to read • Join the conversation ...

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ANIMAL CONNECTION: SPCA Thrift Store Events Help Save Lives Shopping | Characteristics

In the mid-1980s, the SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare opened the doors of its first thrift store – a place where locals could find amazing deals while giving back to animals from the SPCA’s homeless shelters. Fast forward to 2019, when the store finally found its way into the Mitchell Mall. The community response to this boutique style thrift ...

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Controversial drug ivermectin to be clinically tested in El Paso

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – As controversy surrounding the use of ivermectin to treat COVID-19 intensifies across the country, the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso will conduct a pair of trials clinics to test the effectiveness of four different drugs. Ivermectin is one of the drugs that will be tested. TTUSHC received $ 1.7 million from ...

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Utahns and Salt Lake County Animal Services Help Animals Ravaged by Hurricane Ida in New Orleans

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – The Utahns lend a hand in Louisiana to the regions hardest hit by Hurricane Ida. Salt Lake County Animal Services (SLCoAS) traveled to New Orleans to answer animal control calls, provide care for shelter animals, and help reunite lost animals with their owners. “Salt Lake County is honored to help the people and pets ...

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Wildlife expert studies moth species in Dalma

Raja Ghosh estimates more than 300 varieties of the insect in the elephants’ abode Kumud jenamani | Posted on 18.10.21, 17:23 PM The Dalma Hills immediately conjure up images of elephant herds, given that they are home to a vast wildlife sanctuary. But few know that the hills are also home to over 300 species of moths which indicate the ...

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Arrow Fund saves abused and neglected animals

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two Kentucky lawmakers want to require people accused of animal abuse to pay board, vet bills, and other care for their animals while their court cases are pending. Representatives Kim Banta (R-Ft. Mitchell) and Cherlynn Stevenson (D-Lexington) are sponsoring the bill that would require owners to pay the cost of animal care or abandon animals for adoption. ...

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