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Bovey Coleraine Youth Center Fund Raiser

Mark your calendars for Satuday, Sept 5, 8 am to 1 pm, the Bovey Coleraine Youth Center will be having a rummage sale fund raiser at the youth center. There are lots of back to school clothing, and tons of miscellaneous. The Youth Center is located across from the Bovey post office, on main ...

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This past weekend we had a crazed Song Sparrow sparring with his own reflection on our bedroom window. singing Song Sparrow He would sing from his favorite perch, spy his reflection, and in his agitated state he would fly to the window to challenge the other bird. Sparrow, Song The other bird (his reflection) would follow his exact moves, making the Sparrow even more enraged. ...

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