Hygienic celebrates 10th anniversary of ‘Crossing the Bridge’


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

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BITS AND TIPS


ABC News keeps tight lid on Bruce Jenner interview

The first on-air promo for Friday’s broadcast interview with Bruce Jenner didn’t even show his face, an illustration of the line ABC News is walking in trying to drum up interest for the program while saying virtually nothing about it.


Guilford’s Nick Fradiani gains Top 5 on ‘Idol’

It’s official: Nick Fradiani is going on the road this summer. The Guilford singer made the Top 5 on “American Idol” on Wednesday night.


Study: Super Bowl ads less gender offensive

While Super Bowl XLIX commercials were more sensitive and less gender offensive than in past years, women and people of color remain vastly underrepresented among the creative directors who are producing those ads, according to a diversity study...

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Rick's List: Fashionista edition

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

Silas Burrows, a good American

Silas Burrows’ adventures began in 1817 at a celebratory dinner party on Cannon Square in Stonington.

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DEAR ABBY

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...

Woman’s explosive boyfriend must learn to control his fuse

DEAR ABBY: I have known “Dean” for 10 years. We have been living together for two. Since the beginning, he has struggled with depression, anxiety and anger issues.

HOROSCOPES

Your stars - April 25

TAURUS: Look for any alternative to an argument. Trying to keep the peace will protect you from saying something you may end up regretting.