Bethenny Frankel part of Mohegan Sun's "Girlfriends Night Out"

You've got to give it to Bethenny Frankel. The title of her book is pretty catchy: "I Suck At Relationships, So You Don't Have To." Frankel, the "Housewife" who parlayed her reality TV fame into a booming Skinnygirl business, will chat about the book and answer questions in a Friday session at...



Turning 225: Marking U.S. Coast Guard's birthday

Birthday greetings, U.S. Coast Guard! Yes, the grand ol' Guard is marking its 225th year, with some observances happening right here.

Borough fest: Stonington Village Fair happens Saturday

People flock to Stonington Borough during the summer, of course, but here's an additional reason to do so: the Stonington Village Fair.

Expert will discuss ‘Downton Abbey’ fashion in East Lyme

Susan Jerome, the collections manager at the University of Rhode Island’s historic textile and costume collection, will present “‘Downton Abbey’: Fashion and Social Change” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the East Lyme Public...

Pulitzer-winning historian to speak in Stonington

The Stonington Historical Society will present an evening with Dr. Alan Taylor, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian, on Thursday, Aug. 13.


Rick's List - Clown edition

Latest litany of goofball observations from The Day's resident Odd Person.

Taking stock of the season’s visitors

One by one the migrants arrived, as they have for ages, guided by stars, electro-magnetism and plenty of mystery.



Upcoming concerts and shows

Rascal Flatts — Oct. 10 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 31; $75, $95

Joe Walsh — Oct. 16 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 31; $39.50

The Four Freshmen Snowfall Christmas — Dec. 10 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $50

Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters — Oct. 10 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $45

Guster — Nov. 5 at Lupo's, Providence; tickets on sale at noon July 31; $26, $36

Dada Life — Aug. 27 at The Dome at Oakdale, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 2 p.m. July 31; $40


Jail is just punishment for DUI even though no one got hurt

DEAR ABBY: I am normally a law-abiding citizen. I was pulled over a half-block away from picking up my son and charged with DUI. I don’t dispute the facts, but I didn’t injure anyone. I had taken prescription...

Boyfriend reveals that his soul mate died years ago

DEAR ABBY: I have been close to my best friend for three years. A year ago we decided to date.

Family pet-sitter helps herself to homeowner’s possessions

DEAR ABBY: A trusted and beloved family member who takes care of my cats has been stealing things ...

Hidden security cameras are shocking surprise for daughter

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 19-year-old woman in college who still lives with my parents. I found out something several weeks ago that’s bothering me, and I need advice badly.

Woman discovers man’s eyes aren’t wandering by accident

DEAR ABBY: I am a 58-year-old, twice divorced, hard-working, middle-class female. I spend most of my time working and involved with my three adult children.

Wedding may be wrong time for found father to reappear

DEAR ABBY: I am 32 and getting married in a year. My biological father lives in Spain and has never been to the U.S. My mother met him when she was teaching English there.

Grandma’s pictures don’t make the cut in mom’s memory book

DEAR ABBY: Throughout my three grandchildren’s lives, I have picked them up from school, and attended school functions, games and activities in which they have participated. Their parents work, and I was helping out.


Your stars - Aug. 1

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Invest in something you believe in.