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Alanis Morisestte acoustic, in Newport

Alanis Morisestte acoustic, in Newport

Nineteen years after her breakthrough debut of Jagged Little Pill, an album which earned three Top 10 hits including “You Oughta Know” and “Ironic”, four Grammy awards and the honor of the highest selling debut album worldwide in music history, Alanis Morissette remains one of the most authentic, vulnerable and insightful artists of our time.

Sara Marshall, 62, Portland, Maine

Born in Portland, Maine, in August 1951, the daughter of Robert E. Wilson and June (Spencer) Wilson, Sara Elizabeth Hale “Betsey” Marshall, 62, of Oakland, passed away suddenly on Aug. 14 at Maine General Medical Center in Augusta, following a long battle with cancer. Ms. Marshall and her family moved to North Vassalboro, Maine in


Wading into Wetlands

Take a journey to the wetlands and discover the important role that water plays in our lives. Our exploration will include active sampling of this fascinating fresh water habitat. Please dress appropriately and wear clothes that can get dirty. Adults must accompany children. WHERE: Audubon Environmental Education Center, 1401 Hope Street, Bristol WHEN: 10 a.m.


Man in distress after fall from Church Street Dock

A man reportedly fell off the Church Street dock in Bristol, and appeared to be in distress after passers-by pulled the man from the water, according to witnesses at the scene. Rescue personnel have responded and administrated CPR before rushing the man away, they said. There is no official word on the man’s condition. The man fell into

Photo credit: Ed Hughes

Shorebirding across RI

Hop aboard the Audubon van and visit some of Rhode Island’s best shorebird locations with an expert guide: Charlestown Breachway, Quonochontaug Breachway, and Succotash Marsh. Please bring a lunch, optics, old sneakers or water shoes, towel and bug repellent. Be prepared to get wet up to our waist for this program. WHERE: Locations across the


Wise, Witty, and Wicked Women

Professional Storyteller Karen Chace will delight you with irresistible stories of love, enchantment and humor based upon folktales from around the globe. Chace has been sharing stories professionally since 2000, performing both nationally and internationally and has received numerous awards. She writes for National Storytelling Magazine and her book, “Story by Story: Building a Student Storytelling