Family matters: The Conaways all perform in East Lyme Regional Theater's 'Hairspray'

For a long time, David Conaway and Monique Nee were regulars on the theater scene around the region and beyond.



Gretchen Carlson: Ailes' ouster from Fox took too long

In her first interview since Ailes, 76, left his post under pressure more than a week ago, Carlson described the "surreal experience" of life since she filed suit on July 6.

Concert fundraiser held Sunday in New London

"The Ocean Fixes Everything" fundraiser will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Miracle Temple Church (the former Second Congregational Church) at 45 Broad St., New London. The event, organized by Jane Loeser Clukay, is modeled...

A new wave of tech music at Hygienic

Hygienic Art Park hosts the performance "Elements," a collaborative effort by the Unlimited Collaborative Movements & Entertainment or UCMe group founded by Katie Fogg, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Marc Lamont Hill, VH1’s new talk show host, loves Beyonce as much as you do

The 37-year-old North Philly native lends his powerful voice to issues from Islamophobia to race in America, regularly contributing to outlets such as CNN and BET News. Now he’s hosting a weekly late-night talk show, “VH1 Live!”


Rick's List - Car Owner Blues edition

Scribe reflects on an aging but trusted auto

Keep it clean at the bird feeder

Now that the hot weather is here, it’s important to remember to keep bird feeders clean.



Woman who wants to be left alone keeps retirement a secret

DEAR ABBY: I recently retired, but I haven’t told anyone.

Sweet man sours marriage by calling his wife fat

DEAR ABBY: I am a large, overweight woman.

Single mom craves family’s embrace of her daughters

DEAR ABBY: I am a single mother of two biracial daughters ages 2 and 4.

Counseling can’t save marriage lacking intimacy

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for almost three years to a woman who refuses to share the same bed with me.

Wife foresees a rocky road with husband suffering dementia

DEAR ABBY: After two failed marriages, I married a wonderful man whom I love but am not in love with.

Postal workers meet challenge of delivering kids’ postcards

DEAR ABBY: While our daughter was on vacation with our small grandkids, she bought them postcards and suggested they write us about their vacation.


Your stars - July 30

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Do more to improve your community.