Author Archives: Contributor

Appy Valentine’s Day

Call it a “Hallmark holiday” if you like, but don’t be caught empty handed. Like it or not, Valentine’s Day is here and your smartphone and this list of apps might be your key to making the most of this once a year romantic ritual. •    30 Day Relationship Do you think you could do


Tiger cheerleaders shine at Portsmouth event

The Tiverton High School cheerleading team, seen here in action Saturday, took first place in the small division at last week’s Portsmouth Invitational. The event drew some 21 teams from around the region competing in small, medium, large and co-ed divisions. Team members are Natasha Andrade, Ashleigh Cordeira, Kelsie Mendoza, Taylor Moniz, Abigale Neville, Haley

James Dumont Jr. (on the rings) and Andy Dion (on the rowing machine) recently opened Anytime Fitness in Barrington.

Barrington gym offers very flexible hours

  Imagine having insomnia and wishing your gym was open at midnight so you could work-out rather than stare at the ceiling hoping to get some shut-eye. That dream can come true at Anytime Fitness. Located in the Barrington Shopping Center, the new gym concept is making working out anytime during the day or night


A rocking good story to launch 2015

Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story by Rick Bragg Wow, what a story! What a life!  Crazy. Wild. Frenzied. Dangerous.  On-the-edge. Raucous. These adjectives do not adequately capture the essence of the legendary Rock-‘n-Roll musician Jerry Lee Lewis. Even the term “musician” does not do his talent justice. For whether one liked or deplored his

Bailey Wilkinson stands outside the middle school alongside a sign announcing her honor.

Bailey Wilkinson chosen as WMS Ambassador

By Carolyn Pontes and Kelly Chouinard, Westport Middle School The Westport Middle School is proud to announce Bailey Wilkinson as the 2015 Project 351 Ambassador to the State.  The students selected for this honor come from an exemplary group of 8th grade service leaders who represent every city and town in the Commonwealth.  Project 351

Medicaid protections for your home

People that come to my office are sometimes afraid. Often, they or their spouse (or both) are elderly and afraid they will lose their largest asset, their home, to the cost of a nursing home. Especially when an individual is married and one spouse continues to live in the home, there is no cause for