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Rick's List - Vernal edition

I find it interesting that, in addition to "fall," we can also call the post-summer, pre-winter period "autumn." But there are no synonyms for "winter," "summer" or "spring." You'd think one of those wordy people — a Daniel Webster or...

Mary Fish in love and war

I’ve always wanted to write about Mary Fish, whose experiences during the Revolution were made into an acclaimed TV movie. Since this column is nominally about the people behind local street names, I tried to connect the Fish family of...

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Upcoming concerts and shows

Kool & the Gang, Morris Day & the Time, Cameo — June 17 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale now; $68-$128

Jeff Ross, Dave Attell — June 23 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $39, $49

Halestorm, In This Moment — Aug. 2 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $29, $39

Joan Osborne — Aug. 9 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $65

Lucie Arnaz — July 14 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $58-$65

Big Al Anderson and the Floor Models — July 5, 6 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $52

Farruko — May 18 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale now; $45-$85