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March 28, 2014

Rowley News in Brief

Full-day kindergarten applications due

The deadline to apply for full-day kindergarten at Newbury Elementary School, Pine Grove School and Salisbury Elementary School is Tuesday, April 1. Any applications received after the deadline will be placed on a waiting list. Application and enrollment information is available on the Triton Regional School district web site at

Free parent presentation

Triton Middle School will host a presentation for parents on Tuesday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the Triton Regional High School auditorium. School officials have compiled a panel of professionals in three areas of expertise: concerns about transition; Internet safety and awareness; and anxiety in teens. These issues will be presented, followed by a question-and-answer session. All parents/guardians of pre-teens and teenagers are welcome.

‘Gardening is Murder’ with Neal Sanders

Get ready for gardening as Neal Sanders starts us off with a humorous and informative horticulture talk, “Gardening is Murder” on Tuesday, April 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Rowley Public Library. The unique focus of this program is on gardening from a husband’s perspective, so this is something that both men and women will really enjoy.

‘Recipes and Remembrances’ cookbook on sale

The program fundraising committee of the Rowley Historical Society announces that the cookbook, “Recipes and Remembrances” is now on sale. The cookbook is complete with the local favorites passed down from generations of Rowley residents through family, friends and neighbors.

More than 225 recipes, little stories and remembrances from Rowley and all over the country and are included.

It is the third cookbook that the Historical Society has sponsored, and arrives in time for the town’s 375th celebration. It is a fundraising endeavor to benefit the Rowley Historical Society’s 1677 Platts-Bradstreet House, its upkeep, repairs and historically correct new undertakings.

To purchase a copy of “Recipes and Remembrances” for $15, visit the town clerk’s office or call 978-948-5054.

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