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GOP Begins a Legislative Actions on Social Security

By Herb Weiss With the dust just settling after last month’s heated presidential 2016 election, the GOP took over the White House, keeping control of both chambers of Congress.  With weeks left before Obama leaves office, an emboldened GOP calls for the repeal of Obmacare and the privatization of Medicare.  Fixing Social Security is now on their … [Continue Reading]

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ATTORNEY STEPHEN M. MILLER NAMED HOMELESS COALITION BOARD PRESIDENT

REGION—Stephen M. Miller, of the law firm of Stephen M. Miller and Associates in Providence, has been named as the new Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless (RICH) Board of Directors President. Miller, of Lincoln, will facilitate in numerous capacities representing its members and advocating policy issues on local, the state and federal levels. He […]

Serve Rhode Island’s Storm Assistance Program

It has been a mild winter so far, but Serve Rhode Island (SRI) is busy recruiting volunteers and processing resident applications for our Storm Assistance for Elderly & Disabled (SAFE-D) program. In its sixth year, SAFE-D is a statewide effort to recruit community volunteers to assist our elderly and disabled neighbors in need after significant […]

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“Beat the Winter Blues” Talk by URI Students

The URI Pharmacy students will return on Tuesday, January 10th at 11:00.  The topic will be “Chasing Away the Winter Blues.” During the winter season, many people may experience sadness or … [Read More...]

VILLAINS V. HEROES: BROADWAY STYLE! AT OCEAN STATE THEATRE JANUARY 7

WARWICK, RI – Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its fifth season in its comfortable stadium-style theatre in Warwick is pleased to announce a very special fundraising concert, … [Read More...]

Don’t Miss this Soul-Moving Performance by Community Players

The Community Players continue their 96th season with David Lindsay-Abaire’s compelling drama, Rabbit Hole, the story of a family dealing with a tragic loss. Becca and Howie Corbett are a happy … [Read More...]

January events at Wingate Residences on the East Side

The Singing Trooper to perform at Wingate Residences on the East Side PROVIDENCE—Wingate Residences on the East Side will welcome Sergeant Dan Cla rk, “The Singing Trooper,” for a performance on … [Read More...]

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Strange but True

STRANGE BUT TRUE by Samantha Weaver --- * It's still not known who made the following sage observation: "Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this." * You … [Read More...]

Strange but true

• It was 19th-century Russian playwright and short story writer Anton Chekhov who made the following sage observation: "Love, friendship, respect, do not unite people as much as a common hatred for … [Read More...]

April trivia test

1. GAMES: How many dots are on a pair of standard dice? 2. GEOGRAPHY: The Tropic of Capricorn crosses three continents. What are they? 3. U.S. STATES: Which state capital is the only one that … [Read More...]

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IRS, Partners Urge Taxpayers to Beware of IRS Impersonations and Tax Scams

If you get a call from the “IRS” threatening you with lawsuits or jail unless you pay up immediately … Guess what? It’s a scam. IRS impersonation and tax scams by phone, email, postal mail and text … [Read More...]

Three of World’s Hottest Destinations Also Among the Most Peaceful

Ringing in the New Year Where 2017 First Begins   If you’d like to get a head start on 2017 and experience the New Year as many as 23 hours ahead of some points within the United States, … [Read More...]

New Year Resolutions

The New Year brings with it the tradition of making resolutions.  How about we suggest some resolutions that you may wish to adopt for the New Year? High on the list for many people is the idea of … [Read More...]

The Future Is At Stake

By Kathleen Connell Happy New Year! Perhaps, like myself, you passed along the seasonal salutation with an afterthought that the overwhelming “new” will hit home January 20. A new president and … [Read More...]

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Salute to Seniors

DURABLE HEALTH CARE POWER OF ATTORNEY AND HEALTH CARE PROXY

One of the most important estate planning tools in Rhode Island is the Durable Health Care Power of Attorney under Rhode Island General Laws 23-4.10 and in Massachusetts the Health Care Proxy under … [Read More...]

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE FOR AN ESTATE PLAN

Having practiced for nearly 30 years I have had the pleasure to assist many clients with estate planning.  Often I am asked the question of whether it’s to late to set up an effective, asset … [Read More...]

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