Lottery numbers -- Feb. 8, 2016

MONDAY'S NUMBERS Connecticut: Play 3 Day: 990. Play 4 Day: 3671. Play 3 Night: 418. Play 4 Night: 1528. Cash 5: 4-12-13-25-29. Lucky-4-Life:18-30-31-43-47. Lucky Ball 16. Lucky Links Day: 4-6-7-10-16-17-20-22. Lucky Links Night: 2-4-8-9-10-14-17-20.

Lottery numbers -- Feb. 7, 2016

SUNDAY'S NUMBERS Connecticut: Play 3 Day: 001. Play 4 Day: 7951. Play 3 Night: 105. Play 4 Night: 8207. Cash 5: 4-7-9-14-27. Lucky Links Day: 2-3-5-6-9-11-13-17. Lucky Links Night: 1-2-9-14-16-17-20-22.

Lotteries for Feb. 6, 2016

SATURDAY’S NUMBERS Connecticut: Play 3 Day: 336. Play 4 Day: 5947. Play 3 Night: 243. Play 4 Night: 6809. Cash 5: 16-18-26-29-32. Lucky Links Day: 1-3-4-7-11-13-15-22. Lucky Links Night: 1-2-8-9-19-20-21-22. Powerball:...

Lotteries for Feb. 5, 2016

FRIDAY’S NUMBERS Connecticut: Play 3 Day: 562. Play 4 Day: 3344. Play 3 Night: 167. Play 4 Night: 4527. Cash 5: 3-8-13-14-26. Lotto: 7-15-16-23-42-44. Lucky Links Day: 6-10-12-14-16-17-20-21. Lucky Links Night:...




A starman waiting in the sky

The week after David Bowie’s death on Jan. 10, staff at a local radio station called Studio Brussels said they, along with Belgian astronomers at MIRA Public Observatory in Grimbergen, Belgium, registered a new constellation in his honor.

Rick’s List: Boring Food-as-Entertainment edition

I suppose there are worse habits. But it’s still a bit disconcerting how many different shows we regularly devour on The Food Network.



Upcoming concerts and shows

The Cult — April 3 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 5; $40, $50

Shawn Mendes — Aug. 19 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 6; $35

Dave Matthews Band — June 11 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at noon Feb. 19; $20.50-$85

Salt-N-Pepa, Coolio, more — April 29 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale now; $60-$100

Coldplay — July 30 at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass.; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 5; $29.50-$179.50

Brantley Gilbert — June 3 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 5; $30.75-$55.50

Barenaked Ladies — June 25 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 5; $37-$77

Kim Richey — April 27 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $25


Stepson with addicted mom must learn that she is sick

DEAR ABBY: My stepson just turned 7. My husband was granted custody because the mother was declared unfit due to her drug abuse.

Parents supporting adult son are doing him no favors

DEAR ABBY: Nine years ago I married a man who has a son from a previous marriage.

Grown-up child still wonders what halted parents’ divorce

DEAR ABBY: During my childhood, my parents fought loudly and often.

Clutter of holiday decorations crushes man’s Christmas spirit

DEAR ABBY: Every December my wife virtually buries our home in Christmas decorations.

Small displays tell larger tale of late husband’s life

DEAR ABBY: My husband passed away recently and I have some items of his I’m unsure how to tastefully display to honor his memory.

Visits to mother-in-law feel like stepping into a fight ring

DEAR ABBY: I am dreading an upcoming trip that includes a visit to my husband’s mother, “Harriet.”

Woman on egg donor registry need not volunteer her status

DEAR ABBY: I recently decided that I wanted to help an infertile couple conceive by becoming an egg donor.


Your stars - Feb. 9

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Listen and consider all the angles before you make a decision ...