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Painting in the Garden

Enjoy peak bloom at the Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum in New Bedford – sign up for the 4-day “Painting in the Garden with Severin Haines” workshop June 25-28. For more info, call 508-997-1401 or visit more

May 27, 2015 10:58 AM Coastal Mags


News, Views and Trends from Mount Hope Bay to Buzzards Bay more

Mar 16, 2015 5:25 PM Coastal Mags

March is National Women’s History Month, and the South Coast has been home to some pretty amazing women, going all the way back to colonial times. more

Mar 2, 2015 5:17 PM The Insider

...make sure local or special needs are met before you do a drive-thru dumpster donation, okay? Donate creatively. more

Feb 23, 2015 9:23 PM Prime Times

High blood pressure can be caused by bad genes, too much stress, too much sodium, and/or arteries already narrowed by cholesterol sludge. more

Feb 5, 2015 8:10 PM The Insider

Appreciating the little things in life is good for your health, too – it’s hard to be grumpy or depressed when you choose to be cheerful and grateful. more

Dec 31, 2014 10:21 AM The Insider

Are you tired of those limp potato chips and carrot sticks with the Lipton onion-soup dip? more

Dec 3, 2014 10:50 AM Food

People are just living longer. Alzheimer’s disease is usually diagnosed after 60 years old. Until 150 years ago, the average life expectancy was 35-40 years old. But life expectancy has since doubled... more

Oct 15, 2014 10:26 AM Prime Living 1 Comments

America is often called “The Breadbasket of the World,” the greatest food-producing nation, yet 30-40% of our food goes to waste or ends up in the garbage (worth $162 billion). more

Oct 15, 2017 8:41 PM Prime Times

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

Whoever said “travel is the best education” probably traveled solo, and never with school-aged children or teenagers. more

Jul 7, 2017 11:11 AM The Insider

It’s simple math – affordable and accessible mental health care for all seniors would greatly reduce the eventual burden on Medicaid/Medicare and our healthcare delivery systems. more

Apr 12, 2017 8:53 PM Prime Times

It wasn’t so long ago that the South Coast was littered with empty mills, polluted shorelines, deserted buildings, vacant lots, neglected public parks, and shuttered storefronts. But the region underwent a transformation over the past few decades... more

Apr 2, 2017 2:37 PM The Insider



Allergic rhinitis is what happens when your body’s immune system goes into warp-drive whenever it encounters an irritant like pollen. It triggers a histamine response – mucus-membrane inflammation and swelling in the eyes, nose, sinuses, and throat. more

Mar 19, 2017 1:16 PM The Insider

All winter long, our houses have been hermetically sealed, with stale, stagnant air filled with smoke, germs, kitchen grease, mold/mildew, paper dust, chemical fumes, dust mites, dander, and tracked-in dirt. more

Feb 21, 2017 10:59 AM Prime Times

Before the Christmas holy day became commercialized, gift-giving and partying was much more common on New Year’s Eve than on Christmas. more

Dec 28, 2016 8:05 PM The Insider

The casino is coming to Tiverton!

State and local voters approved the Twin Rivers proposal to move its gambling license from Newport to a new $75 million facility in Tiverton, right over the Fall River line. more

Dec 23, 2016 10:05 PM Coastal Mags

There’s nothing wrong with eating just one cookie, nibbling on cocktail shrimp, or having just one spoonful of your mother-in-law’s killer turkey stuffing. It’s the mindless consumption of everything and anything put in front of you that's unhealthy. more

Nov 3, 2016 9:37 AM The Insider

Purple is the traditional color of royalty, but it is also the color of mourning – and of bruises, whether visible or hidden. more

Sep 28, 2016 7:45 PM The Insider

Always be fully aware of your surroundings, whether indoors or out, whether night or day, whether alone or in a group – know where the escape routes and “danger zones” are. more

Sep 6, 2016 10:12 AM The Insider 1 Comments

It’s a classic example of killing the golden goose – antibiotics can only kill bacteria. And by overexposing ourselves to them, we’ve made it easier for the strongest bacteria to survive and mutate into antibiotic-resistant superbugs. more

Aug 29, 2016 7:39 PM Prime Times

Summer Sounds Serires

New Bedford’s free “Summer Sounds Series” is back! Relax with “Lunchtime Jazz” at Custom House Square every Friday at noon during August. Then there’s free “Concerts on the Pier” on Friday evenings on Pier 3. For a complete schedule, visit www.destin more

Jul 24, 2016 8:51 PM Coastal Mags

I was also taught never to eat black pudding in any month that did not have the letter “R” in its name. Animal-based products spoil very quickly in the heat, and can make you sick for weeks in just minutes. more

Jul 3, 2016 10:21 PM Food

Why is the average life expectancy for an American women 80 years old, but only 75 for a man? tend to ignore warning symptoms ...When left to fend for themselves, men take better care of their cars than they do of their health. more

Jun 16, 2016 10:17 AM The Insider

Mosquitoes are the deadliest animals on the earth, causing more than a million deaths worldwide every year. You are much more likely to be bitten by a mosquito than by a shark, rabid dog, or deadly snake. more

May 8, 2016 7:46 PM The Insider

In less than twenty years, the South Coast had become a polyglot region, a real melting-pot like New York City, more aligned with Providence than Boston. more

Apr 27, 2016 8:58 PM The Insider

A few minutes of visual disturbance, sudden muscle weakness on one side, speech difficulty or disorientation could be symptoms of a TIA – and an alarm bell that a major stroke might be on the way. But because TIA symptoms clear up within minutes... more

Apr 21, 2016 11:47 AM Prime Season

According to the National Safety Council (NSC) texting drivers are six times more likely to cause an accident than a drunk driver. more

Mar 30, 2016 8:53 PM The Insider








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