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The Gazette's New Forestville Columnist Lucy Hardcastle's First Article

Special Addition
To all Forestvillians (and those who wish they were). What an honor to take over writing this column from Richard Naegle. It was Richard who got me involved in local projects in the first place.

His enthusiasm for all things Forestville was catching. Volunteer he said, you’ll like it. He was right. I’ve met some of the best people on the planet thanks to his encouragement. Because of that I feel a part of this community, and that feels good.

According to those whose grandparents pioneered this town, and you know who you are, I’m a latecomer. In October of ’89, in my 40s and newly divorced, I was looking for a new start.

Categories: Farmers Market, Food for Thought, Local Businesses, Local Organizations, Music Events, Special Events, Variety of News, 2017 Posts

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Are You Wondering About...?
  • The huge piles at the Downtown Park? Mulch to be laid under the oak trees to protect their roots (Forestville Planing Association).
  • ...

Categories: Downtown, Variety of News, 2017 Posts

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Destination Forestville? At a recent planning meeting for the Farmer's Market, the discussion included whether we want to become a "destination," like Healdsburg. The consensus was to retain our sense of a functioning and quaint small town that, yes, encourages its businesses and is attractive to tourists.

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SHARE Sonoma County - Senior Housing SHARE Sonoma County offers a Home Sharing Program to provide affordable housing and to help seniors “age in place”. Home Shares are living arrangements between two or more unrelated people, one of whom is 60 years of age or older, who agree to share a home or apartment for their mutual benefit.

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Advance Health Care Planning Free Classes

Arrange for the type of care you want before a health crisis occurs. Tuesdays April 25, July 25, and October 24 at the Sonoma County Human Services Department Carnelian Room 3725 Westwind Blvd., Santa Rosa, CA 95403 (off Airport Blvd). 1:30-3:30PM.

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Forestville Town Meeting, Sun., 3/26, 3-5PM The Forestville Planning Association will host a Forestville Town Meeting on Sunday afternoon, March 26, 3-5PM, in the Social Hall of the Forestville Methodist Church (6550 Covey Rd, Forestville).

Categories: Activism, Special Events, Variety of News, 2017 Posts

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The Rain Report and a Call for Donations Donate to relief efforts and to local residents impacted by the flood: One hundred percent of our donations will go directly to support relief efforts and those affected by the flooding: redwoodcu.org/floodrelief

Categories: Local Organizations, Variety of News, 2017 Posts

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Yes, Life Goes On
A friend recently asked me, "Have the redwood trees heard the election news?"

Categories: Variety of News, 2016 Posts

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The Presence of Gratitude = A Strong Community As my friend and Forestvillian, Francis Weller writes, There is an old thought that says the strength of a community is reflected in the presence of gratitude...

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Sheriff's Number Since the Sheriff’s Department cannot see or monitor conversations happening on nextdoor.com, it asks that you report ANY incidents of theft and/or suspicious activity in your neighborhood to Dispatch (565-2121, 24/7/365) ASAP.

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