Old Lyme celebrates women artists through the centuries

Two shows in Old Lyme reflect the cultural and social challenges faced by women artists throughout history and how they’ve addressed them in their work.



How HBO could provide new hope for an Apple TV set

This fall, Apple has debuted new iPhones, updated its iPads, touted new Macs and introduced a new operating system. But there’s one product that wasn’t even mentioned: the Apple TV.

Review: Masterworks starts its season in Old Lyme with dramatic fashion

Musical Masterworks on Saturday offered something of a delayed encore of one of the chamber music series' most memorable concerts, reuniting pianist Jeewon Park, violinist Tessa Lark and series artistic director and cellist Edward Arron.

Flock Theatre presents Halloween production of 'Macbeth'

Flock Theatre's annual production of "Macbeth" returns this year to the hall of Saint Mary Star of the Sea Church in New London.


Mrs. Mitchell’s recipes for citizenship

“Men string a telephone wire through the jungles, send messages over it — sometimes very foolish messages — and call that civilization.”

Halloween greetings from your local owls

As Halloween approaches, I’ve seen more and more decorations that feature owls.


Concerts and shows around the region

Train, Daughtry, Ingrid Michaelson - Dec. 12 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 24; $38-$75

The 1975 - Dec. 11 at The Dome at Oakdale, Wallingford; tickets on sale now; $30


Cleanliness that’s nearly godly may set bar too high

DEAR ABBY: A wonderful man, “Frank,” said he was interested in developing a relationship.

Occasional hookups keep flame alive for 10 years

DEAR ABBY: I have known “Justin” for 10 years. I’m very interested in him. I’m sure he knows it, but we have never talked about it.

Pesky peacocks are featured in invitation to dinner party

DEAR ABBY: A former colleague recently moved nearby and sent us an invitation to dinner at her new residence.

Search for husband stumbles over scars on woman’s legs

DEAR ABBY: I am a 21-year-old woman from the Philippines. I have been insecure all my life.

Wrong number leads woman to think she’s met Mr. Right

DEAR ABBY: I met a guy over the phone when he called my number by mistake. After a brief conversation, not particularly polite on my part, the call ended.

Verbal abuse at day care cries out for intervention

DEAR ABBY: I would like to weigh in on your response to “Day Care Drama in Indiana” (Sept. 1), whose neighbor screams at the children in her day care.

Halloween cowgirl can leave her pistol at home

DEAR ABBY: Halloween is around the corner, and my 7-year-old daughter has decided to be a cowgirl.


Your stars - Oct. 26

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Stick to unique plans or pastimes that allow you to use your imagination.