Musicans gather in tribute for late bassist

In February, the excellent bass-fiddle player Jim Fitzgerald II passed away after a protracted battle with cancer. Fitzgerald was as fluid on the fretboard as he was at refinishing vintage instruments — and his was a welcome melodic presence in a variety of local...



Network casting for ‘Amazing Race’

Former “The Amazing Race” contestants Natalie and Nadiya Anderson will greet fans at Mohegan Sun on Wednesday, April 8, during a casting call hosted by WFSB.

Big Tickets

A look at upcoming shows and concerts


Raise a glass to the ‘Art of Wine’

Art and wine have a lot more in common than the usual glass of red or white you’re served at an art opening. A new series titled “The Art of Wine” at Mystic Art Center (MAC) explores the multi-faceted connections between the two.


Happy Birthday John Kashanski

Happy Birthday John Kashanski

Postcards from Hawk Highway

The beauty was all around me. It had snowed the day before, making my drive into Glastonbury an especially scenic one.


Wife’s donation of eggs is fertile ground for discussion

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I were chatting recently and the subject of sperm donation came up.

Wife who doesn’t enjoy sex got bad wedding day advice

DEAR ABBY: I’ve been married more than 20 years and have three children.

Good manners are extinct among daughters’ friends

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have two daughters whom we have taught to use good manners.

The time has come to end sisters’ four-year silence

DEAR ABBY: I have been estranged from my sister for four years. She lives across the country, so it hasn’t been difficult to hold a grudge.

Short-cut cooking is source of guilt for busy new wife

Dear Abby: I am a full-time working woman, part-time student and new wife to an incredible husband.

Daughter-in-law who flashes needs message to cover up

DEAR ABBY: My fiance, “Jerry,” has a daughter-in-law who flashes both of us intimate parts of her body.

Mom with breast cancer does not need shielding from life

DEAR ABBY: My wife has stage 4 breast cancer. She is only 51, and our most optimistic prognosis is three to four more years.