From ‘Jessie’ to ‘Ricki,’ Rick Springfield keeps it fresh

Rocker-actor-writer Rick Springfield was already onto his second phase of American stardom when his 1981 single “Jessie’s Girl” went into heavy radio rotation.



Sharks, skateboards, survival debut on Discovery VR network

Discovery is unleashing the first videos for its virtual reality network, Discovery VR, a fledgling service that is testing the limits and capabilities of the immersive format.

'Market' days are good days in Old Saybrook

It’s best to be systematic when entering the new Mystic Market store in Old Saybrook.

Trump starts new media feud with Univision anchor Ramos

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump engaged in a prolonged confrontation Tuesday with Jorge Ramos, the Miami-based anchor for Univision, during a news conference in Dubuque, Iowa.


The naked truth about medicine

Some years ago, my son Dillon attended Bard College, a very liberal arts college where, apparently, clothing is optional.

Rick's List - Delicious history edition

Latest exercise in observational shenanigans by The Day's resident literary schmo.



Wife has all the company she needs in her electronic devices

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married 22 years, and we had a good marriage until recently.

Wife in loveless marriage longs for intimate romance

DEAR ABBY: The wedding night I had dreamed about forever was supposed to be the most romantic and amazing of my life with the one person I can’t live without.

Wife won’t share her workday after husband shuts her out

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 36 years to a woman who is a pediatric physical therapist.

Wife with wandering husband must track down legal advice

DEAR ABBY: I’m nearly 100 percent sure my husband is cheating on me.

Surgery douses man’s fire, leaving his wife in the cold

DEAR ABBY: Eleven years ago my husband had a prostatectomy, which left him impotent.

Social anxiety prevents teen from stepping out of the closet

DEAR ABBY: I am a lesbian, still in high school, who has not yet come out to any friends or family.

Man suffers a sense of loss after returning dog he found

DEAR ABBY: A man I work with found a dog on his way to the office.


Your stars - Aug. 27

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You can overcome anything if you exercise patience and refrain from being critical.