A gathering of esteemed poets will read Sunday in Mystic's Bank Square Books

A gathering of esteemed poets, including heavyweights Margaret Gibson and Rennie McQuilkin, will read Sunday in Mystic's Bank Square Books.




Rick's List - DNA edition

Lastest dispatch from The Day's resident malcontent

The Colman Street mystery: Case closed

In August I wrote about Judah Colman who got in trouble in the 1750s for stealing a box of Spanish gold that he was supposed to be guarding.



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



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.

Grandson’s sleepovers alarm grandma’s friend

DEAR ABBY: I have a friend whose 11-year-old grandson stays overnight with her sometimes on the weekends.

Wife’s online snooping reveals her lack of trust

DEAR ABBY: My wife used the search feature for the Ashley Madison emails and discovered an old account I had signed up for late one night, before we were together.

Man’s anger issues threaten to break loving relationship

DEAR ABBY: I have anger issues and sometimes I take it out on the ones I love.


Your stars - Oct. 10

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Size up what you are facing personally and professionally ...