‘Woodstock’ for boaters cruises over to Essex

The inaugural International Cruising Boat Expo will float in to Essex from June 2 to 7.

CALENDAR

BITS AND TIPS


Writer’s Block presents ‘All for One, Dance for All’

Writer’s Block Ink will present “All for One, Dance for All,” a community benefit dance showcase, on Friday, May 22, at New London High School, 490 Jefferson Ave., New London.

COLUMNS

John Ledyard, globetrotting college drop-out

In 1783 John Ledyard dedicated a book about his travels to Governor Trumbull, Connecticut’s Revolutionary War statesman.

Could you Be the Match?

Did you ever think a swab of your cheek has the information needed to save someone else’s life?

DEAR ABBY

Young son longs for a father, but mom doesn’t want a man

DEAR ABBY: My son’s dad cheated on me for years, which resulted in a child with another woman.

Pause a moment to remember those who died for our country

DEAR ABBY: “Lest we forget” — these three simple, but very meaningful words are a reminder TO ALWAYS REMEMBER the sacrifices made for our freedom.

Girl’s constant messaging sends nanny on a guilt trip

DEAR ABBY: I was a full-time summer nanny for several years for the same family, now a preteen boy and girl.

Mother’s alcoholism poses serious threat to her baby

DEAR ABBY: I just realized I’m six weeks pregnant. I have always wanted to start a family and raise children with my fiance, but I have a big problem.

Being a good listener is the best way to be heard

DEAR ABBY: I am responding to “Tired of Talking to Myself” (Feb. 13), whose husband’s ears slam shut when she begins to speak.

Mom fears news of ex’s abuse will cause split with her son

DEAR ABBY: My daughter, “Meg,” was sexually abused at the age of 3 by her father 25 years ago.

Husband’s caring ministry doesn’t extend to his wife

DEAR ABBY: I have been married to the same man for 20 years. He likes having people around ALL the time, and because he is a minister, we often can’t avoid it.

HOROSCOPES

Your stars - May 25

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Concentrate on what needs to be done.