From land to sea, Chef Tomm is cooking up new projects at NLHS

A plethora of new projects in the culinary program at New London High School were fueled by too few vegetables in the students’ diets and lack of knowledge of food sources.



‘Drunk History’ creator says he aims to inform, but thanks for the laughs

A third season of the highly unlikely, oddly lovable “Drunk History,” in which drunks tell stories from American history, begins this week on Comedy Central.

Local art openings and exhibitions

OpeningsPhotographic JourneysOpening reception 5-7 p.m. FridayLa Grua CenterShow celebrating the work of photographers Barry Waltrous, Chris Fondulas, Alex Hybel, Shelley larence Kirkwood and George Savic.


Rick's List - 'Hear no evil' edition

Observational litany from The Day's resident Odd Person

Fall migration is in high gear

Although it actually begins in July, the fall migration isn’t truly noticed until August.



Scammers are on dating sites hoping to lure trusting marks

DEAR ABBY: I was recently the target of a romance scam on a popular singles website.

Woman becoming nun needs friend’s interest, not concern

DEAR ABBY: I was best friends with “Joanne” after we met in middle school.

Daughter deep in debt needs counseling, not more money

DEAR ABBY: Three years ago I gave my adult daughter, married with a child, more than $16,000 to help pay off her debts because she couldn’t pay her bills.

Longing for the past casts a shadow over the present

DEAR ABBY: Have you any advice for handling nostalgia? While it can be pleasant, lately I have been getting very down when I think about my past.

Girls cry foul when dad’s fiancee bad-mouths mom

DEAR ABBY: My fiancee of three years, “Ellen,” is wonderful to me and she loves my daughters dearly.

Story of daughter’s move back home is altered in the telling

DEAR ABBY: My sister-in-law quit her job and moved into my in-laws’ basement six years ago.

Wife has all the company she needs in her electronic devices

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married 22 years, and we had a good marriage until recently.


Your stars - Sept. 2

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Make a point to invite friends over for a get-together.