River Jam Fest takes place Friday and Saturday at Mystic Shipyard


Several acts or varying styles will gather for a weekend music festival. Included will be Green Tea, The Hoolios, Barley Hoppers and Sunday Gravy.

CALENDAR

BITS AND TIPS

COLUMNS

Summer traffic at the window feeder

I recently had the opportunity to observe my window feeder for an entire morning.

Rick’s List: Clickbait Edition

Lunatic scribe ponders the seduction and implications of clickbait.

ENTERTAINMENT BLOGS

BIG TICKET

Upcoming concerts and shows

Chicago, Earth Wind & Fire — Oct. 23 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Monday; $50, $80

Prophets of Rage — Aug. 28 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale now; $18-$69

Gary Gulman — Sept. 30 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $26

Plywood Cowboy — Aug. 20 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $20-$25

Fitz & The Tantrums — Nov. 11 at Dome at Oakdale, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. June 24; $25

Melanie Martinez — July 21 at Lupo's, Providence; tickets on sale now; $29.50-$35

DEAR ABBY

Keep your dogs on leashes to avoid fights and attacks

DEAR ABBY: Please remind your readers that it’s important to keep their dogs on a leash for their pets’ protection as well as the protection of those around them.

Woman denied shower for her baby resists going to sister’s

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been together for 10 years, married for five.

Friend’s growing confusion could be sign of dementia

DEAR ABBY: I have a good friend I have traveled with for many years.

Free food and internet keep son from fully moving out

DEAR ABBY: My 21-year-old son, “Evan,” recently moved out to be with his girlfriend.

Patient is not proud to have weight announced out loud

DEAR ABBY: I have fought obesity all of my adult life, and my weight has yo-yoed over the years.

Woman can’t end office affair until she regains self-worth

DEAR ABBY: I met “Edward” at work six years ago.

Wife’s man of her dreams is angered by men in her books

DEAR ABBY: I’m happily married to the man of my dreams.

HOROSCOPES

Your stars - June 27

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Let situations unfold naturally.