Hygienic celebrates 10th anniversary of ‘Crossing the Bridge’


New London’s Hygienic Galleries presents its 10th annual “Crossing the Bridge” juried art show.

CALENDAR

BITS AND TIPS


College hosts National Astronomy Day celebration

The Connecticut College Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geophysics and the Thames Amateur Astronomical Society will host a celebration of National Astronomy Day on Saturday from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Olin Observatory and Science...


Drop a duck in the river for a good cause

The 17th Annual Pawcatuck River Duck Race takes place on Saturday in downtown Westerly. Twenty-thousand rubber ducks will be released en masse off the Westerly-Pawcatuck Bridge for a race down the Pawcatuck River.

FOOD

Margaritas remains a prime dining destination

It wasn’t until my soon-to-be 4-year-old son turned 2 that my wife and I were able to lift our self-imposed banishment from all dining establishments in Connecticut, Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. Now that those days of...

COLUMNS

Night flights bring in spring’s first songbirds

For us who have known the frigid mornings, the deep February snow and the short dark days in long shadows, the melody of the first songbird of spring is a joyful moment not soon forgotten.

Rick's List: Fashionista edition

Weekly chorus of astonished woe from The Day's maudlin codger.

DEAR ABBY

Nonstop talkers take a toll on those stuck listening

DEAR ABBY: I have noticed that some people in my age group (60s) are becoming compulsive talkers. These people don’t ask questions of those around them.

Trauma in teen’s past is a secret she should keep

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 16-year-old girl, just starting to dip my toes into the dating scene. It’s not that I haven’t wanted a boyfriend in the past, but I live in a rural area where options are few.

Brother with repeat offenses doesn’t merit sister’s support

DEAR ABBY: My brother is older than I am and has been in and out of prison. He has stolen my things and pawned them.

Timing is right for plastic surgery, but parents object

DEAR ABBY: I am 23 years old, working full-time as a teacher and I’m about to move out of my parents’ house.

Resentment is the thanks mom gets for helping son’s family

DEAR ABBY: My son, “Rick,” and daughter-in-law, “Amy,” seem to really dislike me. I try to be kind and not pry, but they live with me and it can make for a full house.

Girl who lost her virginity must learn to protect herself

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 17-year-old girl. Last weekend I lost my virginity in the back seat of a stranger’s car

Readers have strong views on claiming seats in church

DEAR ABBY: May I comment on your response to “Got Here First in Pennsylvania” (Jan. 7), who asked whether someone sitting at the end of a church pew should move if someone comes and says it’s his or her “favorite...

HOROSCOPES

Your stars - April 27

TAURUS: Stick to a set formula or conservative strategy when it comes to budgeting and making your nest egg grow.