During The Great Depression a law quickly passed through Congress on March 9, 1933. It was a stopgap measure for the banking industry somewhat reminiscent of the TARP bill signed in 2008 (with some major differences, including various wide-reaching emergency powers and an appropriation of just $2 million, compared to $750 billion). The more recent measure, completed in about two weeks, was a tortoise compared to the 1933 bill, which was introduced to a joint session of Congress and passed later that same evening.
1. is hosting the Brown Bag Book Club from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Reading Room on the main level. This month's book is Last Report On Miracles At Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich.
2. A note on the library from the town:
"Renovatins begin at Thayer Public Library. The lower level of the library will close Friday, March 9 at 3 p.m. and will re-open March 26. The library is doing everything possible to inform and accomodate the public. Thank you for understanding."
3. Also, a note from the town on the compost site:
"The Compost Site behind the Plain Street Cemetery will re-open on Wednesday, March 21. Hours are Wed. - Sat. 7:30 am - 12:30 pm & 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Closed Mon., Tues, and holidays."
4. students are going to Attleboro High School today and tomorrow for the Junior District Music Festival.
There is freshman programming orientation at BHS from 10:19 a.m. to 11:08 a.m. today.
5. will be presenting Peter Pan tonight at 6 p.m.
This is a first ever production, with more than 100 students involved. For for information please contact the school at 781-380-0230. Tickets are free however, you must pick up tickets ahead of time at the school.