Stonington house tour offers beautiful views inside and out

Saturday is your chance to go inside seven diverse dwellings during “Behind Stonington’s Doors, a Walking Tour of Village Homes” to benefit the Stonington Historical Society.



Tree of Life Conference opens Saturday

The 11th annual Tree of Life Conference will open on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme.


Triple-planet conjunction marks busy month

October is a fun month for stargazers.

Rick's List - DNA edition

Lastest dispatch from The Day's resident malcontent



Upcoming shows and concerts

Selena Gomez — May 29 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 17; $46-$76

Sinatra's 100th birthday with Robert Davi — Dec. 12 at Foxwoods; tickets on sale now; $55

Jamie Kennedy — Nov. 12-14 at Comix Mohegan Sun; tickets on sale now; $25-$60

Joy Behar — Nov. 21 at Bushnell, Hartford; tickets on sale now; $49.50

Kathy Griffin — Oct. 29 at Jorgensen, Storrs; tickets on sale now; $55-$65

Il Volo — Feb. 12 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 9; $45-$75



Woman’s hidden HIV status must be brought to light

DEAR ABBY: I’m writing regarding the letter from “She’s Killing Them in Indiana” (July 8) and your response to the writer, whose friend is HIV-positive and doesn’t tell her partners her diagnosis.

Semester abroad offers couple a chance to grow

DEAR ABBY: I am a college sophomore and have been dating my boyfriend, “Evan,” for nearly a year.

Quick-thinking ‘cowgirl’ heads off embarrassment

DEAR ABBY: My dear friend “Iris” is having her annual Halloween party. Each year I wear a costume I pull together without spending extra money.

Clothing-optional lifestyle causes nudist’s wife grief

DEAR ABBY: My husband enjoys sitting around (among other activities) naked.

Party guest feels singled out by subtle, ‘special’ treatment

DEAR ABBY: I was invited to a small gathering of women. I arrived punctually, was greeted by the hostess and asked if I wanted some water to drink.

Whistleblower is dismayed by lack of official response

DEAR ABBY: I am a widow in my early 50s. While I was dating a prominent OB-GYN, I found out that he’s involved in criminal activity — operating a so-called “pill mill.”

Stepson and his sister are too close for wife’s comfort

DEAR ABBY: I am happily married to a great man. I have a young daughter from a previous marriage, and my husband has two teenagers, a boy and girl, from a prior marriage.


Your stars - Oct. 13

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Try something new and you will meet someone you enjoy spending time with.