Slater exhibit examines the garments, history and significance of Norwich's John Meyer

In the 1960s, John Meyer of Norwich developed a women’s clothing line that was the very definition of preppy and classic.




Timothy Green wrote history’s headlines

I was cleaning out a box of old papers when I found an 18 pence note printed in 1776 by Hall and Sellers, successors to Benjamin Franklin’s Philadelphia printing business.

Rick's List: Maddening Cliches edition

Lunatic focuses on two of society's more maddening cliches.


Mom and sister join forces to dictate wedding party

DEAR ABBY: My mother and older sister are trying to spoil my happiness about my upcoming wedding.

Wife who yearns for husband’s support must rely on her own

DEAR ABBY: While I was nine months pregnant with my first child, I asked my husband what he would say if I had any problem during my delivery and he was asked to choose between me or the baby.

Jailed addict needs release from his low self-esteem

DEAR ABBY: I’m 23 years old and currently in the county jail.

Better mental health care may prevent future violence

DEAR ABBY: I have listened to our president and various candidates comment on gun control after the shooting at the college in Oregon.

Man working with wife takes professional attitude too far

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have a great relationship. We work in the same school system.

Daughter fights to free mom from her culture of sacrifice

DEAR ABBY: I’m 22 and my mom is probably my best friend.

Aunt weighs responsibility for her late-in-life nephew

DEAR ABBY: My sister “Adele” chose to adopt a baby boy when she was in her late 50s. She isn’t married.


Your stars - Nov. 26

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Pay attention to what everyone around you is doing.