Local eminent domain film to be screened at library

“TRASHED,” a blend of documentary and drama made and screened 10 years ago by Nightshade Productions, will be shown on Aug. 19 at the New London Public Library.



Annual Salt Pond Challenge is Aug. 11

New England Science & Sailing, the Misquamicut Business Association and the Westerly Recreation Department present the 13th annual Misquamicut Beach 2015 Salt Pond Challenge, a 1-mile swim race, on Aug. 11.

Turning 225: Marking U.S. Coast Guard's birthday

Birthday greetings, U.S. Coast Guard! Yes, the grand ol' Guard is marking its 225th year, with some observances happening right here.


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


Wife cheating on husband needs to figure out why

DEAR ABBY: I am 21 and on my second marriage.

Grandma feels disrespected when her advice is ignored

DEAR ABBY: Whatever happened to respecting one’s elders and recognizing grandparents as head of the family?

Lesbian mom’s son hesitates to accept new kids as siblings

DEAR ABBY: I am a 22-year-old male and my brother, “Brian,” is 14. When I was 9, our parents split up. After a year, Mom realized she was a lesbian. She is married now to a younger woman, and they are starting a...

Family’s pantry has become neighbor kids’ favorite buffet

DEAR ABBY: We recently moved to a new neighborhood. Soon thereafter, some kids who were at our house playing with our kids began rooting through my pantry for snacks. A few days later, kids from another family did the same thing.

Jail is just punishment for DUI even though no one got hurt

DEAR ABBY: I am normally a law-abiding citizen. I was pulled over a half-block away from picking up my son and charged with DUI. I don’t dispute the facts, but I didn’t injure anyone. I had taken prescription...

Boyfriend reveals that his soul mate died years ago

DEAR ABBY: I have been close to my best friend for three years. A year ago we decided to date.

Family pet-sitter helps herself to homeowner’s possessions

DEAR ABBY: A trusted and beloved family member who takes care of my cats has been stealing things ...


Your stars - Aug. 5

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Look at your options and head in the direction that entices you the most.