CALENDAR

BITS AND TIPS

COLUMNS

Catch up with the catbirds

Although dozens of migrating species are arriving here each day, only a few can actually be enticed to our feeders.

Rick’s List: Fred’s Shanty Parking Edition

If you live in New London's Sixth District, you probably travel down Pequot Avenue with some frequency.

ENTERTAINMENT BLOGS

BIG TICKET

Upcoming concerts and shows

Fifth Harmony — July 30 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. May 27: $39

Charlie Puth, Nick Fradiani, Nelly, more — June 19 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; $35, $55

George Benson — July 21 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. May 27; $59

A.J. Croce — July 22 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $25-$28

Joe Walsh — July 23 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford; tickets on sale now; $45-$75

Blink-182 — Sept. 2 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale now; $18-$68

DEAR ABBY

Woman sees herself as abuser after couple’s stormy breakups

DEAR ABBY: After reading some of your columns concerning abusive, controlling relationships, I realize that I am in one, but not in the way you assume. I am the abuser.

Man’s long fingernails are touchy subject for girlfriend

DEAR ABBY: I am a 65-year-old widow and recently started dating a 66-year-old man.

Teen’s friendship with older man draws fire from parents

DEAR ABBY: My 18-year-old daughter, a junior in high school, is still living at home.

Give thanks on Memorial Day during moment of remembrance

DEAR ABBY: Americans are at their best when they unite around a noble purpose.

Mom objects when kids are made to pay for roughhousing

DEAR ABBY: We visit my in-laws two or three times a year.

Mom who wanders at night could be ill or just nosy

DEAR ABBY: My mom lives with me and my hubby.

Funding for cancer sufferer seems brazen to co-worker

DEAR ABBY: A co-worker has been diagnosed with terminal cancer.

HOROSCOPES

Your stars - May 30

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You are headed toward an uncertain situation.