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The Weekly Weigh-In: Healthy alternatives to fruitcake? Yes please!

Plus, a raw milk recall in RI, U.S. runners are slowing down, a dance and drum class and more in health and wellness.

Thinkstock. Bored of that same old fruitcake you give out for the holidays? Reader’s Digest rounded up some healthy edible gift alternatives if you’re looking to veer off the traditional route of giving hard-as-rock fruitcake that won’t be eaten. As life around us moves exponentially faster, marathon runners in the U.S. are getting slower. Founder of CEO of Jens…

Proclamation Ale Opens New Brewery

The Warwick location is five times the size of its former brewery in West Kingston.

Proclamation Ale Company first opened its doors in West Kingston in 2013, but this week it reopens in a new location that’s five times larger than its former production space. The new 15,000-square-foot facility can be found in a warehouse off Kilvert Street in Warwick.

Five Can’t-Miss Events: Nov. 30–Dec. 6

Deck gingerbread halls, put some jingle in your jog, attend Bristol's grand illumination and more fun things to do.

1. Gingerbread House Contest If you want to build a prize-winning gingerbread house, you’ll have your chance to think outside the graham cracker box at the Artists’ Exchange thirteenth annual gingerbread house decorating contest. Create an edible masterpiece using graham crackers, frosting and candy for a chance to win a prize. Artisan’s goods, raffles and holiday grab bags will also…

The Weekly Weigh-In: Your Pooch is Good For You

Plus, your blood pressure is probably higher than it should be, a gender gap in CPR, E. coli in Westerly and more in health and wellness.

Dog owners, rejoice: your pooch may actually be good for your health. A major scientific study uncovered a link between dog ownership and a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, especially in single households. While there is no concrete proof that your pup improves your heart health, dogs could alleviate loneliness, depression and get you to spend more time outdoors engaging…

Five Can’t-Miss Events: Nov. 23–29

A FEZ-tival of trees, shopping strolls on Block Island, the Nutcracker at Rosecliff and more fun things to do.

1. Island Moving Company’s The Nutcracker  Be a part of the classic holiday story, The Nutcracker, as you follow performers through Newport’s Rosecliff Mansion. Set within the salons and ballroom of the grandiose “house,” Rosecliff serves as the stunning backdrop throughout the recital. The one-of-a-kind ballet lets you go from room to room trailing the action, creating an interactive and engrossing…