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Announcing Blue Hill Observatory’s 2018 Summer Workshop: “Launch Your Weather Career”

Announcing Blue Hill Observatory’s 2018 Summer Workshop: “Launch Your Weather Career”

| January 12, 2018 | 1 Reply

This summer’s workshop  is designed for students who enjoy learning about the weather and who might like a career in meteorology/ atmospheric science. While it is recommended for students between the ages of 14 and 18  years old, others may apply. The workshop will be held during the week of July 9 through 15th, 2018.   […]

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WITNESS YOUR IMPACT…

WITNESS YOUR IMPACT…

| January 2, 2018 | Reply

“My experience with BHO began in my senior year of High School when Mr. Don McCasland and Mr. Charles Orloff kindly allowed me to use BHO as a senior project site. There, I learned about practical Meteorology, Climatology, and Science Education, knowledge which I used throughout college. Without my experience at BHO, I wouldn’t have […]

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WITNESS YOUR IMPACT…

WITNESS YOUR IMPACT…

| December 27, 2017 | Reply

“I am a freshman studying meteorology at SUNY Oswego, and I have been an intern and a weather observer at Blue Hill for about one year. I have gained real working experience in the field of weather at Blue Hill. I love being able to collect data and observe the skies at its beautiful location, […]

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Happy Holidays from Blue Hill Observatory

Happy Holidays from Blue Hill Observatory

| December 8, 2017 | Reply

 

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Support Blue Hill on Giving Week

Support Blue Hill on Giving Week

| November 29, 2017 | Reply

During Giving Week (Nov. 28 to Dec. 3), we are running a Double Cash Back, Double Giving event. When you shop at participating stores, their cash back—and their donations—will get doubled!  Giving Week is a little different from #GivingTuesday. Giving Assistant is an organization which markets different businesses and gives a portion of each sale […]

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Support Blue Hill on Giving Tuesday

Support Blue Hill on Giving Tuesday

| November 28, 2017 | Reply

Are YOU #GivingTuesday? The Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center is excited to participate in #GivingTuesday, the global day of giving back, TODAY,  Tuesday, November 28th. After you’ve gone to the stores on Black Friday and shopped online on Cyber Monday, please consider supporting our mission on #GivingTuesday. The most effective way YOU can support […]

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“Colder and Likely Snowy Winter Ahead” Says Winter Weather Expert Joe D’Aleo

“Colder and Likely Snowy Winter Ahead” Says Winter Weather Expert Joe D’Aleo

| November 7, 2017 | Reply

Editor’s Note: While Blue Hill Observatory does not issue forecasts and does not endorse this forecast, we thought our readers would enjoy hearing what a leading winter weather expert is predicting. Joe D’Aleo is a certified meteorologist and the first Director of Meteorology at the Weather Channel. He is currently Co-Chief Meteorologist at WeatherBell Analytics, […]

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Only a Few Days Left to Register for the Southern N.E. Wx Conference

Only a Few Days Left to Register for the Southern N.E. Wx Conference

| October 25, 2017 | Reply

  This year’s Southern New England Weather Conference will feature a tribute to the late Dick Albert, a long time friend of Blue Hill Observatory. The tribute will be given by two of his best friends, Harvey Leonard and Natalie Jacobson. The conference will be held on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4th at MEDITECH, FOXBORO, MA.  This […]

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Join Us for the 2017 Southern New England Weather Conference

Join Us for the 2017 Southern New England Weather Conference

| August 29, 2017 | Reply

  This year’s Southern New England Weather Conference will be held on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4th at MEDITECH, FOXBORO, MA.  This state-of-the-art building features a 3,000 sq. ft. auditorium-in-the-round where most of the conference will be held. Since 2000, the Conference has provided a place for weather enthusiasts and professionals to gather and share their knowledge […]

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The Eclipse is Coming! Join us to Learn What to Expect.

The Eclipse is Coming! Join us to Learn What to Expect.

| August 4, 2017 | 2 Replies

  SOLD OUT…SOLD OUT…SOLD OUT….Thank you. –  

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Governor Signs FY2018 Budget- BHO Funding Spared

Governor Signs FY2018 Budget- BHO Funding Spared

| July 20, 2017 | Reply

Governor Charles Baker has signed the FY2018 budget authorizing $39.4 billion in spending, but he also vetoed $320 million in spending that include $42 million in “earmarks”. Fortunately, the $100,000 in Operational Funding for Blue Hill Observatory WAS NOT VETOED. After signing the budget, Governor Baker sent it back to the legislature urging lawmakers to […]

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Mass Legislature APPROVES $100,000 Funding for BHO

Mass Legislature APPROVES $100,000 Funding for BHO

| July 7, 2017 | Reply

After receiving the Conference Committee’s recommended Budget that reinstated $100,000 funding for Blue Hill Observatory, the Massachusetts House and Senate approved the FY 2018 Budget on Friday,7/7, that included the $100K BHO funding. The next step, legislatively, is for the Governor to review the budget. He will then  have ten days to either sign or […]

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Join us for Our “Members Only” Rooftop Fireworks Viewing

Join us for Our “Members Only” Rooftop Fireworks Viewing

| June 29, 2017 | Reply

Note-  We are very sorry, but this event is SOLD OUT!        

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Join Us for a Beautiful Solstice Sunset Viewing & Hike

Join Us for a Beautiful Solstice Sunset Viewing & Hike

| June 20, 2017 | Reply

Please join us this week (June 22-24 from 7 to 10 p.m.) for The Blue Hill Observatory Summer Solstice Sunset Hike and Fundraiser. Our fun for the whole family event will begin with an optional hour long guided hike with one of our knowledgeable guides. Once at the top refreshments will be served while you […]

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Last Chance to Gain Funding for Blue Hill Observatory

Last Chance to Gain Funding for Blue Hill Observatory

| June 4, 2017 | Reply

The Joint Conference Committee is in the last week of discussions to reconcile differences between the House and Senate budgets. As we explained in a previous post, Blue Hill Observatory has a $100,000 line-item in the House  budget, but nothing in the Senate budget. Now, more than ever, we need your help to ensure that […]

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