June 16, 2024
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At this year’s Town Meeting, you will be asked to vote on a Vernal Pool Bylaw that will ensure greater protection for these critical forms of wetland habitat. The establishment of a 100-foot … more
We, the family of the late Robert McKenna, would like to thank everyone who came out in January for the 11th Annual Blood Drive held in his memory. In addition, we truly appreciate the support of the … more
Hello. This is Dave Fine, formerly of Fine Tree Farms in Rehoboth. I just recently found out I have a terminal illness and am given 6 months to live. My major concern though is my dog, Babs. … more
The Dighton-Rehoboth High School Basketball Boosters Club would like to wish you, your employees and families a happy holiday season. We are grateful for your generous donation to the four DR High … more
Veterans Day 2023 found a great, energetic group of Mrs. Brillon’s Seekonk High School Spanish Class students with rakes and leaf blowers in hand volunteering their time on a Saturday morning … more
Self-care is deeply personal. The self-care methods that work for your friends or your partner might not work for you – and sometimes, you have to look beyond popular self-care tips to find … more
CMA Restorations hosted another successful Car Show Charity Event on Sunday, October 8, 2023, raising $5,000 for the benefit of the Rhode Island Young Marines, a National Non-profit 501c(3) … more
“You’ll die with this debt.” That’s the lie my husband and I were told. And it’s the lie that so many Americans with staggering amounts of student loan debt have come to … more
Where have the years gone? How many times have some of us said that. At sixty-eight, I seem to ask myself that question every day. I have grown children, grandchildren, a re-marriage, a retirement, … more
When it comes to food, it can be easy to make decisions in the moment based on convenience. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all about ordering pizza or grabbing takeout. But when mindless … more
Humans have emotions. And emotions are real. One way to understand our emotions is to view them as answers to one of two questions: Am I safe? and Do I belong? When we experience loss or abandonment … more
Online scammers have gotten so sneaky lately that it’s not just your elderly grandparents at risk—boomers, millennials and even Gen Z-ers can get taken advantage of if they’re not … more
Going to college provides plenty of benefits for some people. For high school students, it might seem like the logical next step after graduation. For older adults, going back to school might sound … more
I am very fortunate to live in South Seekonk, near Wedgewood Drive. I wish everyone was as fortunate as I am to have a family like this as neighbors. This is their current display of artistic … more
We often think of the new year as a fresh start, but one obstacle that’s still lingering in the background for so many is the burden of student loan debt. The good news is that you don’t … more
Well, folks, it’s somehow January already. And you know what that means: training your brain to write 2023 instead of 2022 on everything. It also means the season of resolutions is officially … more
So, you’ve made a resolution to take control of your money this year—that’s amazing. A huge part of building new habits in any area of your life is just deciding you’re going … more
Imagine how excited I was to learn that our Quilt of Many Cultures which was made possible via a grant from the Seekonk Cultural Council (funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council) was on the … more
We live in a crazy world where we get into heated debates with strangers on the internet and show we like stuff by pressing tiny digital hearts. Who came up with this weirdness? And as we have more … more
It’s no secret that the college application process can get expensive fast. I mean, think about it: Admissions experts usually recommend students apply to anywhere between five and eight … more
No matter what your holiday plans look like, one thing most people can agree on is that giving is a huge part of the Christmas season. And it’s fun to think about our own wish lists, of course. … more
Maybe that little reminder just popped up on your phone letting you know that the Secret Santa exchange with your coworkers is actually tonight, not next week, and you have no idea what to get for … more
’Tis the season to earn money! That’s right, college students: One thing that helps big time with paying for college (or covering those extra expenses along the way) is making the most of … more
Christmas is supposed to be a season full of joy. And sometimes, you have to be intentional about protecting that joy. One thing that instantly puts the spirit of the season at risk is comparison, … more
Once again, we were fortunate to have a great group of Seekonk High School students arrive to make light work of our leaf covered property. This year’s volunteers consisted of members of the … more
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