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MY LIFE - The art of hooking

I am a hooker. Two of my sisters are hookers, my younger sister Gail being the exception. My two daughters and my niece are hookers. We have been hooking ever since taking my friend Elaine up on her... more

THE RECIPE BOX - Things are buzzing in North Providence

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Beekeeping was something Phil Coletta always wanted to do, but his wife Malinda was not very fond of the idea because she thought it was somewhat dangerous. The couple enjoy... more

FILM UNFILTERED - 'Ted' wins again, especially in our area

**** Seth MacFarlane has made a long career out of crossing the line. He's a Connecticut native, graduate of RISD and rarely bites his tongue. While I'm not a fan of his "Family Guy," I hear it is... more

TRADITIONAL PARENTING - Parents shouldn't dread teen years

Q: Our son is going to be 13 next year and we're trying to be proactive about the coming storm. He's been a good kid and relatively easy to raise to this point, but we've heard the horror stories and... more

GARDENING - Best and worst trees for your yard

Choosing a tree is a big decision. If you choose wisely the tree will continue to be a valued part of the landscape long after you've moved on. If you choose poorly you'll be saddled with managing... more