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Franchitto named NPHI board vice chair

DIANA FRANCHITTO, CEO and president of Providence-based hospice and home health organization HopeHealth, was recently elected vice chair of the National Partnership for Healthcare...

The power and importance of friends

Someone once asked a great philosopher what he would rather have – a gift of money or a gift of friendship. “Friendship,” replied the philosopher,...
Beverly Walter

It’s best to prep before shopping for a new home

If you’re hoping to buy a home this summer, you’re in good company. Homebuyers in Rhode Island and around the country are facing the...

Health woes from pandemic-related job losses?

Being out of work isn’t just bad for your finances: It’s bad for your health. Losing a job can cause depression, anxiety and other...
DYNAMIC DUO: Greg Homol, left, fitness center director at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and Marianne Sullivan, the university’s director of health services, with the 2020 Manuel Carballo Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service they earned from the commonwealth of Massachusetts for designing and running an on-campus COVID-19 testing facility. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS DARTMOUTH

UMass Dartmouth directors honored for COVID-19 response

MARIANNE SULLIVAN, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s director of health services, and GREG HOMOL, the university’s fitness center director, recently received the 2020 Manuel Carballo...

Lessons from Lincoln

Even though President Abraham Lincoln was in office during one of the most turbulent times in American history, he became famous for his ability...

On web, ‘critical ignoring’ is crucial

The web is a treacherous place. A website’s author may not be its author. References that confer legitimacy may have little to do with the...

Make time be on your side

“How do you explain the relativity of time?” a professor was asked. “Well,” she replied, “if I am rushing to catch a plane, and the...
Jessica Norris Granatiero

To Savor: A little-known step up from Prosecco

I’ve been reminiscing more about life before the pandemic. I recall one of my spring business trips to Italy for Vinitaly, the premier international...
Lisa Rangel

It’s time to explore job opportunities

Hope is returning to the workplace. With vaccines more widely available, COVID-19 cases decreasing and restrictions being cautiously lifted, job seekers are seeing increases...

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