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History Center Presentation Death & Mourning Habits in the 1800s

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
History Center Presentation Death & Mourning Habits in the 1800s

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 (7:00pm) Rebecca Ross has been a Civil War reenactor for 22 years. Her focus has been on civilian life, with a primary interest in how death and mourning habits were handled by men and women during the 1800s. Rebecca has researched undertaking and embalming to do an undertakers impression at reenactments. […]

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Beaverton Historical Society: What Would $1.00 Buy in 1905?

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Historical Society: What Would $1.00 Buy in 1905?

By Ann Koppy The first “dollar stores” opened in the mid-1980s but the concept was pioneered decades earlier. The “five & dime” variety emporiums that originated in the late 19th and early 20th centuries sold a little of everything for nearly everyone. Among them were Newberry’s, Sprouse Reitz, and Woolworth’s. Many readers will remember locally-owned […]

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Beaverton Civic Theatre Audition Notice: The Crucible

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Civic Theatre Audition Notice: The Crucible

Thurs, 5/9, 6:30pm – 8:30pm; and Sat, 5/11, 11am – 1pm The Beaverton Civic Theatre will hold open auditions for Arthur Miller’s, The Crucible, directed by Doreen Lundberg. Auditions will be held at the City Library Auditorium. No appointment is necessary. Please plan on being there from start to finish. Auditions will consist of cold […]

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Beaverton Civic Theatre News

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Civic Theatre News

By Melissa Riley The Beaverton Civic Theatre brings Robert Harling’s "Steel Magnolias" to the stage this spring, opening Friday April 26. Set in Truvy’s beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are "anybody" come to have their hair done, the outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice to the town’s rich […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen

Fighting Boredom in Beaverton! By Brigid Fitzpatrick As a Beaverton teen, there are often times when life gets a little slow causing the brain to stop thinking of new ideas for what to do and where to go. Even when I get together with my friends, the conversation can sometimes be the typical “soooo, whaddya […]

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Artist Spotlight: Dan Christopher Photography

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Artist Spotlight:  Dan Christopher Photography

I positively love creating personality portraits and also fine art photography for families and businesses. As a veteran television news anchor/reporter, travel writer, and professional photographer, I have a wonderful career telling stories with my camera. My museum quality works are designed to become treasures to own and share.  Most importantly, they preserve for a […]

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Chief’s Message May 2013

| May 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
Chief’s Message May 2013

Public Safety Facility Update The Beaverton Police Department and the City’s Public Safety Center Advisory Committee will soon be kicking off a public awareness campaign to raise awareness about the need for a new public safety building.  A recent survey showed that 57 percent of respondents were unaware of the issues facing our police, court, […]

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The Literary Corner: Getting to know April Henry

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Literary Corner: Getting to know April Henry

by Lisa Ard That’s the catchy first line on April Henry’s website. This local, award-winning author has penned dozens of thrillers, appealing to both adults and young adults with her short, high interest novels. Many of her books, including The Night She Disappeared and Girl, Stolen, have a real-life connection, with Henry drawing on news […]

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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom

Kids Bloom Where They’re Planted… Right? by Maureen Wilson Just like every parent who has come before us, my husband and I have worked hard to give our children a good life—not necessarily better than the one that we had– just different in the things we thought we lacked. But lately I’ve been missing my […]

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New Business Spotlight: Peonies & Possibilities

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
New Business Spotlight: Peonies & Possibilities

Peonies and Possibilities is a vintage and unexpected treasure shop on the corner of Third and Watson in downtown. They are located a block in a half from the famers market. The shop features vintage furniture, glassware, books, dishes, gardening items, linens, soap, candles, gifts and interior design services. Pam Clarke is the shop owner […]

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