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Still working their magic

At a time of life when some people are thinking about working less and playing more, Ricardo and Bernadet Pitts-Wiley are just doing more. The couple has made a life in the theater, and that’s the way it’s always going to be. “You know the saying, you never really retire from the theater,” Bernadet says with a smile and only a hint of … [Continue Reading]


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Bill McNulty

Ex-marathoner shines at wellness event

The stars were in alignment. Just as the staff of Saint Elizabeth Community was organizing its first 5K run and walk as part of an employee fit to care wellness program, workers discovered that they were caring for an accomplished former marathon runner. Bill McNulty, a 72-year-old afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease, had 45 marathons races, including […]

William F. Flynn, Jr.

Coalition will miss community activist

My dear friend and colleague June Massey died on April 1 of this year at age 81. June led an interesting life. She had married an artist and lived in Italy for several years. A lover of the arts, she had original paintings hanging in her house, and she was a volunteer usher at Trinity […]

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Celebrate your mother at Linden Place show

Linden Place Mansion in Bristol welcomes spring with a concert of traditional and contemporary Italian, Neapolitan and Italian-American songs performed by pianist and singer Michael DiMucci in the … [Read More...]

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Club slates Founder’s Fest

Members of the German American Cultural Society are inviting the public to their club at 78 Carter Ave., Pawtucket, on May 16 for Founders’ Fest from 7 to 11 p.m. The SGTV Alpenblumen Bavarian … [Read More...]


Head to Providence for fun

The staffs of EPOCH Assisted Living on the East Side and EPOCH Assisted Living on Blackstone Boulevard are inviting the public to several free events scheduled at their facilities in Providence this … [Read More...]


April calendar of events

Coventry Senior Citizens Center 50 Wood St. (401) 822-9175 April 2 – Support group for people who are grieving, with the Rev. Gary Babcock; 10 a.m. April 7 – The Sociables, a group … [Read More...]

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Horoscopes for May

ARIES (March 21-April 20) You'll find it easy to deal with government agencies or large institutions. You may have a problem dealing with elders. This will not be the best day for communication or … [Read More...]

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Moments in time

• On May 11, 1985, 50 people die in a fire in the grandstand at a soccer stadium in Bradford, England. The wooden roof, which burned in just four minutes, was scheduled to be replaced by a steel … [Read More...]


Strange but true

• It was noted 20th-century British playwright Tom Stoppard who made the following sage observation: "It is better to be quotable than to be honest." • You've probably seen ventriloquists … [Read More...]

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German souvenirs have little value

As the seventh most visited country in the world, many of you or your ancestors have visited Germany.  A popular destination for Grand Tour travelers of the Victorian era, Germany produced an … [Read More...]

Craig Kratovil

Simple steps enhance bathroom safety

Falls are an especially common home injury. Every year, one in three Americans age 65 and older suffers a fall that often leads to a moderate, serious or fatal injury. More than 95 percent of … [Read More...]

kathy heren.new

Nursing home residents will adapt to changes

“McKnight’s Long Term Care News” is a publication I read daily. It gives readers the most current information on nursing homes and assisted living facilities.  Some articles concern bills in … [Read More...]

Todd McLeish

Ears play critical role in bird watching

I’ll never forget the first time I went on a bird walk through the woods with an experienced birder who was able to identify all of the birds just by hearing their songs. I could not have been any … [Read More...]

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Salute to Seniors

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Audette makes giving top priority

You see him everywhere. Like the “energizer bunny,” sporting gray whiskers and a plump belly, semi-retired Pawtucket businessman Paul Audette has always been an advocate for the “voiceless” in … [Read More...]

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Serving children & families

Rhode Island Family Court Chief Judge Haiganush R. Bedrosian accepts her Salute to Seniors citation from “Senior Digest” Publisher and Editor Paul V. Palange during a presentation at the J. Joseph … [Read More...]

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