A national treasure, right in the neighborhood


Paintings by Roxanne Steed and essays by Day Staff Writer Judy Benson invite the viewer to celebrate the beauty and one-of-a-kind features of the Connecticut River.

CALENDAR

BITS AND TIPS

COLUMNS

Rick’s List - Final Word on Melania’s Speech Edition

I feel it’s only right to go public and clear things up and admit it and apologize for it.

Somehow, life goes on

My Uncle Ralph was my hero, and he died last month.

ENTERTAINMENT BLOGS

BIG TICKET

Upcoming concerts and shows

Tom Jones — Sept. 24 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 22; $90, $145

Brian Setzer Orchestra — Nov. 19 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 22; $20, $40

Megadeth — Oct. 13 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 29; $35

Kenny Rogers — Dec. 16 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 22; $35

Engelbert Humperdinck — Oct. 16 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 22; $55, $75

Hot Club of Cowtown — Aug. 17 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $28-$32

Sarah McLachlan — July 29 at Bushnell, Hartford; tickets on sale now; $49.50-$79.50

Billy Gardell — Oct. 28 at The Vets, Providence; tickets on sale now; $27-$57

DEAR ABBY

Dad’s rough horseplay looks a lot like abuse

DEAR ABBY: I am a grandmother and great-grandmother who is concerned about the behavior of my grandson toward his 7-year-old daughter, “Beth,” and her 9-year-old cousin, “Mandy.”

Family resents boyfriend for usurping dad’s chair

DEAR ABBY: My beloved father passed away three years ago.

Husband wants long-lost sister to remain that way

DEAR ABBY: My husband and his sister had a rough childhood in foster care.

Wife joining the workforce wants her own bank account

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been together for eight years.

Summer temperatures turn closed cars into deadly ovens

DEAR ABBY: With summer here, many families will do at least some traveling, which involves spending significant amounts of time in the family car or truck.

Man is miffed when woman is older than she advertised

DEAR ABBY: I am a 58-year-old man who has been meeting women online for a few years.

HOROSCOPES

Your stars - July 23

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Money issues will crop up.