Announcements and Public Information

 

 

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               Disaster News

                                                                                       Economic Injury Loans for Small Businesses

                                                                                                 SBA Disaster Assistance – Field Operations Center- East – 101 Marietta Street, NW, Suite 700, Atlanta , GA 30303

Release Date: May 18, 2015                                                                                    Contact: Michael Lampton

Release Number: 15-240 MA 14312                                                                     Email:Michael.Lampton@sba.gov

                                                                                                                         Phone:  (404) 331-0333

 

 

Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Small Businesses in Massachusetts

Due to Record-breaking Snowfall and Extreme Cold Temperatures

 

WASHINGTON – Low-interest economic injury disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available to Massachusetts small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and private non-profit organizations affected by the record-breaking snowfall and extreme cold temperatures between Jan. 26, 2015 and Feb. 22, 2015.  

 

SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet made the loans available following a disaster declaration request from Massachusetts Gov. Charles D. Baker on May 12.  The declaration covers Middlesex, Norfolk, and Plymouth counties and the adjacent counties of Barnstable, Bristol, Essex, Suffolk and Worcester in Massachusetts; Hillsborough in New Hampshire; and Providence in Rhode Island.

 

“The Small Business Administration is strongly committed to providing the most effective and customer-focused response possible to help small businesses and non-profits in Massachusetts with their federal disaster loans,” said Contreras-Sweet.  “Getting businesses and communities up and running after a disaster is our highest priority at SBA.”

 

“The SBA can help affected small businesses and non-profit organizations overcome their economic losses by offering working capital loans, but the help cannot start until they submit an SBA disaster loan application to us,” said Robert H. Nelson, SBA’s Massachusetts district director. 

 

Eligible entities may qualify for loans up to $2 million.  The SBA offers Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) to help meet working capital needs caused by the disaster.  The rates on these loans are 4.00 percent for small businesses and 2.625 percent for non-profit organizations with terms up to 30 years.  The SBA determines eligibility for the loans based on the size and type of business and its financial resources. 

 

Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.

 

Applications and program information are available by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing), or by sending an email to disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. Loan applications can also be downloaded from the SBA’s website at www.sba.gov/disaster. Completed applications should be mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth,
TX 76155.

 

The deadline to return economic injury applications is February 15, 2016.

 

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For more information about the SBA’s Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at www.sba.gov/disaster.

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Summer Rain Garden Walks and Talks in

North Scituate Village

Presented by Northern Rhode Island Conservation District

 

Installing a Rain Garden: What Homeowners Need to Know

August 13, 6:30-7:30, North Scituate Library

 

Interested in adding a rain garden to your home, but not sure how to get started? This event will give you the basic tools you need to get started: local laws to be aware of, considerations if hiring a contractor, and considerations to take into account for self installation, as well as materials to help you continue your rain garden research. An optional tour will follow the event.

This is a free event, but please register to reserve a set of educational materials! To register call 401-934-0840, or visit nricd.org

 

 

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2015 SCITUATE RECREATION     WEDNESDAY CONCERTS

 

North Scituate Gazebo

 

 

                                                                        August 5 – 6:00 – 8:00 p.m Snake Bite   

 

August 12 – 6:30-8:30 p.m Dukes of Dixie   

 

August 19 – 6:30-8:30 p.m Ryan Whatsone  

 

August 26 – 6:00 – 8:00 p.m Kenny Marrocco

 

Bring your own seating ---- non-alcoholic beverages welcome

Concerts May Be Cancelled due to Inclement Weather

 

 

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THE SCITUATE SUMMER RECREATION PROGRAM

IS LOOKING FOR LIFEGUARDS TO WORK AT HOPE POND

DURING JULY AND AUGUST

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MUST BE AT LEAST 16 YEARS OLD TO APPLY

CONTACT FRED FERRI FOR MORE INFORMATION AT 447-4005

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Upcoming Events From Northern RI Conservation District And Our Partners

 

Moswansicut Reservoir, a beautiful suburban wildlife habitat and part of the Scituate Reservoir system, needs our help! Join us for a series of events where you can learn how to help the Reservoir, meet your neighbors, and learn great tips that will help you care for your lawn and garden and private drinking water well.

Providence Water Field Tour

Saturday September 12, 2015

Get a behind-the-scenes tour of Providence Water’s lands surrounding the Moswansicut Reservoir

Watch http://www.provwater.com/thewatershed/fieldtours.htm this summer for info!

 

 

 

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Scituate Food Pantry - Hope Library

Hope Library is a  donation center for the Scituate Food Pantry.
  Please bring in donations of non-perishable food items any time during library hours.
Thank you!

 


 

 

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Hope Associates, Inc.

 Welcomes

Scituate Residents

 To

Hope Pond

 

     Hope Pond is maintained for passive, recreation activities by Hope
Associates, Inc.  a private, non-profit, volunteer based organization.  Hope Pond is private property open to Scituate residents and is located off of Ryefield Road in Hope Village .

 

     In order to maintain a safe, family friendly environment please respect the following user guidelines:

 

§  Town of Scituate residents only

§  NO DOGS

§  NO ALCOHOL

§  NO FIREWORKS

§  Property closed dusk to dawn

§  Dispose of all refuse responsibly

 

     Hope Pond is a great place to relax on the beach, picnic, swim in the fresh water, fish, kayak, fly a kite, kick a soccer ball, etc.  Bathroom facilities are not available and water activities are at your own risk as lifeguards are not provided. The Town of Scituate uses Hope Pond to facilitate the summer youth program. Access to Hope Pond is restricted during the town’s summer youth program hours.  

 


   Scituate Reservoir Watershed Public Field Tours
(click here)

    


 

Caring for the sick and injured is challenging, rewarding and dynamic!

If you have a strong desire to make a difference in your community, consider volunteering for the

Scituate Ambulance and Rescue Corps

 

EMT 'S ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!!!

 

People from all walks of life, neighbors helping neighbors, make volunteer ambulance corps what they are today. If patient care does not appeal to you,

consider providing:

·      Administrative help

·      Fund-raising help

·      or Assistance with vehicle and

       grounds maintenance.

Join us today!!!

Scituate Ambulance & Rescue Corps

1003 Danielson Pike

North Scituate, RI 02857 77


401-647-5822


www.scituateambulance.com

apply online today

 


Scituate Art Festival Information

 


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