Long-lost Fitzgerald story finally published

A year before F. Scott Fitzgerald died of a heart attack, he completed a short story about a hard-drinking writer diagnosed with cardiac disease.

McCook Beach concerts start Wednesday

Shows run from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays during August in the lower parking lot facing the beach.

Groton Regional Theatre holds 'Rocky Horror' auditions

Actors sought for a fall production of "The Rocky Horror Show."

'The Redeemers,' the fifth Quinn Colson thriller, places author Ace Atkins at the top of the Southern literary heap.

In this fifth episode in Ace Atkins' series starring ex-Army Ranger Quinn Colson as the sheriff of a crime-ridden Mississippi town, the hero has lost a re-election bid and his family is in disarray. But criminals stumble on a cache of secrets that could destroy the town's subtle structure and...

Dance craze, hit song gives rapper Silento a breakthrough

Silento, the 17-year-old rapper who’s having a pop culture moment with the dance craze to his debut song, says he wants to be a role model to the young kids who have posted videos dancing to his tune.

‘Keith Richards: Under the Influence’ doc due Sept. 18 on Netflix

Rolling Stones songwriter and lead guitarist Keith Richards is the subject of a new documentary, “Keith Richards: Under the Influence,” coming to Netflix in September.

Books for children - Aug. 2

Book recommendations for young readers




Rick's List - Clown edition

Latest litany of goofball observations from The Day's resident Odd Person.

Taking stock of the season’s visitors

One by one the migrants arrived, as they have for ages, guided by stars, electro-magnetism and plenty of mystery.



Upcoming concerts and shows

Rascal Flatts — Oct. 10 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 31; $75, $95

Joe Walsh — Oct. 16 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 31; $39.50

The Four Freshmen Snowfall Christmas — Dec. 10 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $50

Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters — Oct. 10 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $45

Guster — Nov. 5 at Lupo's, Providence; tickets on sale at noon July 31; $26, $36

Dada Life — Aug. 27 at The Dome at Oakdale, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 2 p.m. July 31; $40