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TownPress Half Marathon Draws over 500 Runners

TownPress Half Marathon Draws over 500 Runners

A half marathon is a road running event of 21.0975 kilometres (13.1094 mi). It is half the distance of a marathon and usually run on roads. Participation in half marathons has grown steadily. One of the main reasons for this is that it is a challenging distance, but does not require the same level of training that a marathon does.

Holiday Reading: The Best Books to Read This Summer

Holiday Reading: The Best Books to Read This Summer

Writing is a system of linguistic symbols permitting one to transmit and conserve information. Writing appears to have developed between the 7th millennium BC and the 4th millennium BC, first in the form of early mnemonic symbols which became a system of ideograms or pictographs through simplification.

Travel Tips: America’s 20 Best National Parks

Travel Tips: America’s 20 Best National Parks

A national park is a park in use for conservation purposes. Often it is a reserve of natural, semi-natural, or developed land that a sovereign state declares or owns. Although individual nations designate their own national parks differently, there is a common idea: the conservation of wild nature for posterity and as a symbol of national pride.

2015 Municipal Election Results

2015 Municipal Election Results

Local elections vary widely across jurisdictions. In electoral system that roughly follow the Westminster model, a terminology has evolved with roles such as Mayor or Warden to describe the executive of a city, town or region, although the actual means of elections vary.

Famous Mountain Bike Trails Near TownPress

Famous Mountain Bike Trails Near TownPress

Mountain biking is the sport of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially designed mountain bikes. Mountain bikes share similarities with other bikes, but incorporate features designed to enhance durability and performance in rough terrain.

Guide: How to Pick the Perfect Gift for Your Partner

Guide: How to Pick the Perfect Gift for Your Partner

A birthday is an occasion when a person or institution celebrates the anniversary of their birth. Birthdays are celebrated in numerous cultures, often with a gift, party, or rite of passage.

Interview with Town Clerk Aleksander Pim

Interview with Town Clerk Aleksander Pim

A clerk is a senior official of many municipal governments in the English-speaking world. In some communities, the position is elected, but in many others, the clerk is appointed to their post.

Results of Annual Table Tennis Tournament

Results of Annual Table Tennis Tournament

Table tennis, also referred to as ping pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table using a small, round bat. The game takes place on a hard table divided by a net.

Win a Wonderful Weekend for Two at TownPress Hotel

Win a Wonderful Weekend for Two at TownPress Hotel

Tourism is travel for recreation, leisure, religious, family or business purposes, usually for a limited duration. Tourism is commonly associated with international travel, but may also refer to travel to another place within the same country. The World Tourism Organization defines tourists as people « traveling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes ».

Job Opportunity: Police Chief

Job Opportunity: Police Chief

A Chief of Police, also known as Police Chief or sometimes shortened to just Chief, is the title typically given to the top official in the chain of command of a police department, particularly in North America. Alternate titles for this position include Police Commissioner, Colonel (according to Rhode Island State Police), Police Superintendent, and Chief Constable.