‘Woodstock’ for boaters cruises over to Essex

The inaugural International Cruising Boat Expo will float in to Essex from June 2 to 7.

CALENDAR

BITS AND TIPS


Farmer’s market ‘pops up’ Sunday

Holmberg Orchards & Winery will host its third annual Pop-Up Farmer’s Market on Sunday, May 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featured will be more than 30 farmers and artisan vendors, wine tasting, wagon rides through the orchards, music by...

FOOD

Latest in food-track tech: Swipe a code, meet your fisherman

After eyeing a piece of haddock on the supermarket counter, a customer scans a code and finds out the fish was caught in the waters of Georges Bank and learns the name of the fishing boat.

COLUMNS

John Ledyard, globetrotting college drop-out

In 1783 John Ledyard dedicated a book about his travels to Governor Trumbull, Connecticut’s Revolutionary War statesman.

Could you Be the Match?

Did you ever think a swab of your cheek has the information needed to save someone else’s life?

DEAR ABBY

Couple’s tagalong friend is too close for son’s comfort

DEAR ABBY: I’m in my 40s, happily married to my wife, and we have teenage daughters. My parents divorced when I was young and both have been remarried for years.

Wife wants out of marriage to join the woman she loves

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 48-year-old woman. I have known I was gay since I was 14.

Young son longs for a father, but mom doesn’t want a man

DEAR ABBY: My son’s dad cheated on me for years, which resulted in a child with another woman.

Pause a moment to remember those who died for our country

DEAR ABBY: “Lest we forget” — these three simple, but very meaningful words are a reminder TO ALWAYS REMEMBER the sacrifices made for our freedom.

Girl’s constant messaging sends nanny on a guilt trip

DEAR ABBY: I was a full-time summer nanny for several years for the same family, now a preteen boy and girl.

Mother’s alcoholism poses serious threat to her baby

DEAR ABBY: I just realized I’m six weeks pregnant. I have always wanted to start a family and raise children with my fiance, but I have a big problem.

Being a good listener is the best way to be heard

DEAR ABBY: I am responding to “Tired of Talking to Myself” (Feb. 13), whose husband’s ears slam shut when she begins to speak.

HOROSCOPES

Your stars - May 27

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Put a little muscle behind your mouth and turn talk into a reality.