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clock December 22, 2020 comments No Comments flowchart Our BlogOur Community tag Holidays

Most people will be very happy to see the end of 2020. The pandemic has caused hardship for many Americans and has regrettably sharply increased alcohol consumption, too. According to a study published on Jama Network, overall alcohol consumption increased 14 percent amongst those over age 30 and 19 percent for those between 30 and… Read more »

clock December 10, 2020 comments No Comments flowchart Homeowners InsuranceOur BlogOur Community tag Holidays

The pandemic has impacted everything, but it doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate. Many aspects of what you would normally do can still happen. Others will need to be handled a little differently this season. Deck the Halls Put up your decorations and string the lights just as you normally would. You may even want to… Read more »

clock December 8, 2020 comments No Comments flowchart Our BlogOur Community tag Holidays

Luckily, viewing Christmas light displays is still something we can all safely enjoy this holiday season. Here’s a list of some of the best attractions you can enjoy at a distance. Bradford Sullivan Family Lights: 11 Laudone Drive After 15 years, the Sullivan family has Christmas down pat. This year you’ll see thousands of lights,… Read more »

clock November 19, 2020 comments No Comments flowchart Our BlogOur Community tag Holidays

Gov. Gina Raimondo continues to urge people to consider COVID-19 when planning their Thanksgiving. Rising coronavirus cases in Rhode Island are a definite cause for alarm, especially since we’re spending more time indoors due to the colder weather. Luckily, preventing the spread of the virus at Thanksgiving is very similar to what you should be… Read more »

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Lucky for beer lovers, many of Rhode Island’s breweries are now open for business. Check out a few of these options, but contact them before you visit as hours of operation often vary from what you’ll see posted online, in flyers, and on the door. BRISTOL Twelve Guns Brewing 549 Metacom Ave. This taproom features… Read more »

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COVID-19 has had a significant impact on small businesses, especially in the retail and restaurant industries. According to the National Restaurant Association through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 71% of full service restaurant owners don’t expect sales to return to normal within the next six months. Almost half don’t expect to survive unless business improves…. Read more »

clock November 10, 2020 comments No Comments flowchart Our BlogOur Community tag Holidays

Like all other events in 2020, Veteran’s Day will be different. Nonetheless, it is still vitally important that we recognize how much we respect and appreciate the service of our veterans. Here are just a few ways you can celebrate a safe Veteran’s Day this year. Partner with a Veteran Service Organization Veteran service organizations… Read more »

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Don’t let the pandemic stop you from partaking in this Rhode Island favorite. You’ll have fewer orchards to choose from as they had a small crop this season and many have already closed. However some are still open until the apples are gone, but with COVID-19 restrictions. Check their website through the link before you… Read more »

clock October 27, 2020 comments No Comments flowchart Our BlogOur Community tag coronavirusHolidays

Due to COVID-19, Halloween will look a bit different this year, but that doesn’t mean that it can’t be fun! A Harris Poll conducted on behalf of National Confectioners Association found 74% of young parents and millennial moms believe Halloween is more important than ever due to the stress caused by the pandemic. Most are… Read more »

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Coffee lovers take heart! Rhode Island has plenty of top notch coffee venues that are sure to satisfy your java cravings. These great local spots are worth exploring. Bristol The Beehive Cafe The Beehive Café features carefully crafted coffee and scrumptious food. They offer indoor and outdoor seating as well as delivery and takeout so… Read more »