Your stars March 23

Happy Birthday: Emotional frustration is best dealt with diplomatically. If you feel passionately about something, offer intelligent suggestions and be willing to follow through with actions. Your voice counts and participation will increase your chance to bring about positive...

Your stars March 22

Happy Birthday: Don't leave anything to chance. Look at every situation carefully and find a workable solution. Letting matters linger will make life more difficult. Make alterations to the way you do things and be willing to cut corners and act frugally. The choices you make...

Your stars March 21

Happy Birthday: Diplomacy will be required when dealing with anyone who can influence your reputation, position or your future. Be willing to pitch in and help out willingly. You can stabilize your life if you take action, are progressive and make a point to be productive. Don't...

Your stars March 20

Happy Birthday: Travel, learning and partnerships should be your priority. Express your thoughts and pick up whatever knowledge, experience or skills you require to reach your goals. Change is favored and should be based on your relationship with someone you consider your...

Your stars March 19

Happy Birthday: Turn up the volume and get moving. Talk the talk and walk the walk. Show some initiative and bring about the changes you've been dreaming about. Learn from the past and don't waffle when opportunity strikes. This is a year to expand, explore and experience what's...

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Calling all gardeners

If you’re in need of some gardening inspiration or camaraderie with fellow gardeners, Connecticut College is the place to be Saturday. More than 300 people are expected to attend the Connecticut Master Gardener Association (CMGA)...

rick's list - bogus heart attack warning edition

Pundit opens email even though he knows better.

ENTERTAINMENT BLOGS

BIG TICKET

Upcoming concerts and shows

Ed Sheeran — July 14, 15 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $85, $105

DMX, Eve, Swizz Beatz, more — April 22 at Foxwoods’ Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $88-$178

Chris Tucker — May 28 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $25-$45

Nickelback — July 13 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $59-$99

Tom Papa — June 17 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $38-$44

 

 

DEAR ABBY

Friend with benefits turns out to be a disappointment

DEAR ABBY: I have known this guy "Noah" for six years. We're mostly just friends with benefits, but I've always had deeper feelings for him. I always wanted to see where things could go between us, so I mentioned it to him. He...

Mom must bear son-in-law for the sake of her daughter

DEAR ABBY: I'm not proud to write this, but I don't like my son-in-law. I think the feeling is mutual. He's arrogant and thinks he knows everything. My daughter and I had a close bond before she married him. That quickly...

Couple's wedding can wait until fiance finds a job

DEAR ABBY: My fiance and I have been engaged for two years. Our wedding is set for a year from now. I'm thinking about calling off our wedding, not because I don't love him, or because I don't want to spend the rest of my life...

Husband suspects wife's bar pal is more than a friend

DEAR ABBY: I've had a feeling my wife is about to leave me for another man. For the last few months he has been coming to the bar where she works and saying stuff to her. I don't know what he says, but he has also been texting...

Dispatcher pleads for help clearing emergency lines

DEAR ABBY: I'm a 911 dispatcher and I am shocked by the abuse of the 911 system. We are here to help in times of emergency, but our lines are continuously tied up by people who don't have one. PLEASE help by passing along this...

Teen's suicide attempt is the signal for friend to act

DEAR ABBY: I'm 13, and I'm writing you about my best friend. Her life at home has always sucked, but now it has reached a new level. Her grandmother is no longer paying for her tuition, her parents verbally abuse her and...

Widow fears that wearing a wig is false advertising

DEAR ABBY: I'm a 57-year-old lady. I have been a widow 23 years and chose not to date while raising my daughter, who is now 26. I would now like to meet a nice man to spend time with, but I suffer from an affliction many older...