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Photographer Stacy Renee Morrison's exhibit "The Girl of my Dreams" will be at Roger Williams University through September 23, with a presentation by the artist at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 10.

‘Girl of my Dreams’: One woman’s obsession gives another new life

‘Girl of my Dreams’: One woman’s obsession gives another new life

Sometimes a person comes into your life and makes such a profound, positive impact on who you are, and how you view the world, you may find it hard to imagine life without them. For Stacy Renee Morrison, that person was Sylvia deWolf Ostrander. But when Stacy made Sylvia’s acquaintance in the early 2000′s, Sylvia


A trio of recent best sellers

“All Fall Down” by Jennifer Weiner Young wife and mother, Allison Weiss is taking a magazine quiz while waiting with her daughter in the pediatrician’s office. Its questions and her answers regarding use of prescription medications evoke an unsettling feeling. “Do you use  drugs such as Vicodin or Percocet? Do you sometimes use more than


Grandparent’s Day at Escobar’s

The Escobar Farm Corn Maze will be celebrating Grandparent’s Day this Sunday. Grandparents, bring your grandchildren and receive $2 off your admission to the maze. Follow the yellow brick road to Escobar Farm Corn Maze and celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Wizard of Oz! WHERE: Escobar Farm, 255 Middle Rd., Portsmouth WHEN: Sunday, September

Credit: Heidi Piccerelli

The Raptors are Coming…

Eagles, owls, hawks and falcons, formidable and magnificent predators of the sky, are headed to Bristol for Raptor Weekend 2014. Razor-sharp talons, extraordinary strength, hooked beaks that rip and tear, and highly developed eyesight and hearing make raptors the rulers of the avian world. Wildlife rehabilitators and experts from across the Northeast will bring a


Dragons and damsels in Middletown

Late summer is a great time to observe one of the flashiest families of flying insects, the Odonata or dragonflies and damselflies. These large carnivorous insects are generally easily recognized and observed but do you know the difference between the two? In this program we will spend some time inside exploring what makes these closely

he River Rats perform at Town Farm last weekend.

Alpacas and a talented archer to visit Farmers’ Market

Many of the summer folks have gone home after Labor Day, leaving more of the bounty of goods from the garden for us locals. Just a few more weeks are remaining for the Westport Farmers’ Market, but there is no slowdown in the harvest of wholesome fruits and vegetables from local farms. This Saturday’s Farmers’

Itty Bitty adventurers to explore the shore 

Itty Bitty adventurers invited to explore the shore 

Get your little ones to discover the outdoors during the Buzzards Bay Coalition and Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust’s Itty Bitty Bay Explorers program. The series of four free outings on Wednesday mornings offers games, stories and hands-on activities to help the whole family learn about Buzzards Bay’s animals, plants and habitats. Itty Bitty Bay Explorers