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Strength of Sisters

At 7:30 each school day, middle school girls pass through this space before starting their nearly 11-hour program.



“With a 55 percent dropout rate, we needed to have all hands on deck if we are ever going to turn the tide of economic development. We need a workforce for the 21st century and we are now building that foundation.” more

Jan 20, 2018 9:51 PM The Insider

Those millions of you who have dogs or cats know that the value of their companionship goes far beyond what simple words can provide. more

Dec 30, 2017 5:55 PM The Insider 1641, slavery was legalized in Massachusetts’ General Court. Faneuil Hall, Harvard, Brown and other landmarks in Bristol, Newport, and elsewhere can trace their origins to the slave trade. more

Dec 30, 2017 5:27 PM The Insider

A study in the Journal of Social Psychology showed that people performing a single kind act a day for ten days experienced a significant increase in overall happiness than those who did not. more

Nov 25, 2017 8:21 PM The Insider

In the South Coast, Fall River’s Festival of Trees and Bristol’s Blithewold both deck the halls in style. But the Fall River Historical Society Celebration and Attleboro’s LaSalette Shrine also shine. more

Nov 5, 2017 7:13 PM The Insider

Take these four easy steps to keep the weight off this holiday season. more

Oct 21, 2017 5:27 PM The Insider

With pumpkins you can run with just about any theme you imagine: rustic to regal, rough and ragged to formal and precise, from a lone pumpkin to an entire tableau. more

Oct 2, 2017 2:31 PM The Insider

Taking a vacant historic storefront that had been abandoned and turning it into a modern center was no easy task. more

Sep 24, 2017 8:37 PM The Insider

Self-improvement is an ongoing process, not a finished product. Unlike making a New Year’s resolution, with an artificial cutoff date for bad habits and starting date for good ones, self-improvement is a quiet commitment to making small... more

Sep 19, 2017 10:58 AM The Insider

Now usually in a bar fight between two moronic men like this, who thump and bump their chests in an alpha male show of useless bravado, one moron gets fed up and punches the other one on the nose. more

Sep 3, 2017 9:59 AM The Insider

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