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URI Master Gardeners host weekend tour

Local News

Published: 06/26/19

Several URI master gardeners in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts are opening their gardens to the public June 29-30.

Lotteries for June 25, 2019

Lotteries

Published: 06/26/19

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) -- These Connecticut lotteries were drawn Tuesday:  Cash 5 05-21-24-29-33 (five, twenty-one, twenty-four, twenty-nine, thirty-three) Lotto 04-31-35-36-37-44 (four, thirty-one,...

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Promo

Published: 06/26/19

Today's epaper

Shake-up at Homeland Security as migrant children return to troubled Texas facility

Nation/World

Published: 06/26/19

A widening scandal over unsanitary conditions for children at a U.S. Border Patrol facility in Texas sparked resignations, replacements and last-minute vote-wrangling Tuesday as the Trump administration and Congress scrambled to respond to a crush...

Kushner tries to sell $50 billion Mideast economic plan to skeptical audience

Nation/World

Published: 06/26/19

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, appealed Tuesday for the Palestinians to consider a $50 billion economic support plan, even though they already rejected the proposal because it does not include a political...

Haddam community mourns 18-year-old killed in Hammonasset State Park crash

State

Published: 06/26/19

Nicholas M. Proto, 18, had just graduated this month from Haddam Killingworth High School.

A year after newsroom attack, journalists embraced by city

Nation/World

Published: 06/26/19

Reporters who survived the worst attack on journalists in U.S. history say the trauma has not faded.

U.S. military says two service personnel killed in Afghanistan

Nation/World

Published: 06/26/19

The U.S. military said two service members were killed Wednesday in Afghanistan, but did not offer any details surrounding the circumstances of their deaths.

Trump awards Medal of Honor to Iraq War veteran

Nation/World

Published: 06/26/19

President Donald Trump on Tuesday awarded the nation's highest military honor to an Iraq War veteran who took on an insurgent stronghold and allowed members of his platoon to move to safety during heavy fighting in Fallujah.

Mother-in-law's nighttime attire causes consternation

Advice Columns

Published: 06/26/19

DEAR ABBY: I have a wonderful mother-in-law whom I love very much. She frequently stays overnight in my home. I also have two young sons. My mother-in-law recently mentioned to me that she doesn't wear underwear to bed and never has,...

Your stars June 26

Horoscopes

Published: 06/26/19

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Make suggestions, but don't meddle in people's affairs. Strive for perfection, knowledge and experience. Less time spent arguing and more spent on doing things right the first time will make a good...

On the Air

Sp Other Local

Published: 06/26/19

Baseball 1 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees. 1 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB:...

Four from Connecticut among Carnegie Heroes

Nation/World

Published: 06/26/19

A high school teacher who subdued a gun-wielding student as he opened fire in the school cafeteria is one of 18 people being honored with Carnegie Medals for heroism.

Its food and service make Anthony J’s a star

Food

Published: 06/26/19

“We need to add this place to our repertoire,” my husband remarked as we were paying our bill at Anthony J’s on a recent visit. What he meant was that he really liked the food and service and wants to eat there...

Flock Theatre offers 'Comedy of Errors' in Westerly, New London

Arts & Entertainment

Published: 06/26/19

Flock Theatre is expanding its reach. As Flock fans well know, this theater group has been presenting wonderful Shakespeare in the Arboretum productions in New London for the past 25 years. It has added other venues periodically. This...

TV tip: "Songland," NBC

Movies

Published: 06/26/19

TV tip Songland 10 p.m. Tuesdays on NBC Finally! With all of those singing-competition TV series out there, you would have thought one would have been created earlier to focus on another bedrock element of a good record:...

O'Neill begins readings during National Playwrights Conference

Arts & Entertainment

Published: 06/26/19

Apparently, July is National Picnic Month. And it’s National Baked Bean Month. And it’s National Cell Phone Courtesy Month. But around here, it’s Play Month, since July is when the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center...

Book tip: "The Long Way Home," Richard Chizmar

General

Published: 06/26/19

If it's true that horror fiction, as a genre, seems to comprise an increasingly small slice of the publishing marketplace, what's a fan to do? Well, for one thing, order a copy of Richard Chizmar's new collection,...

Music tip: "Cuz I Love You," Lizzo

Arts & Entertainment

Published: 06/26/19

Cuz I Love You Lizzo This is the most fun album of 2019 so far. Lizzo mixes all sorts of genres, from rap to funk to soul, and derives her own magical concoction. Some tunes might make you think of Prince, as they should:...

'Happy Together' package tour brings stars to the Garde Friday

Arts & Entertainment

Published: 06/26/19

As a fellow who grew up in real time with The Turtles and Three Dog Night, I'm a little disconcerted by the set lists I've seen of the "Happy Together" package tour coming Friday to the Garde Arts Center. Yes, the Turtles are...

Jonathan Richman entertains Thursday at The Kate

Arts & Entertainment

Published: 06/26/19

All credit to Jonathan Richman, the charmingly eccentric singer-songwriter whose early Velvet Underground/New York Dolls-inspired band the Modern Lovers segued from punkery to weirdo acoustic balladry. On his own for years now, Richman has...

WoodenBoat Show pulls into Mystic Seaport Museum

Events

Published: 06/26/19

When organizers promise that the WoodenBoat Show has every kind of boat, they ain’t whistling Dixie. They list the various vessels that will be on display, and it’s a eye-popping lot, from fishing boats to cruising yachts, dinghies...

New Kids on the Block lead a jam-packed lineup at Mohegan Sun

Arts & Entertainment

Published: 06/26/19

Now, this is quite an embarrassment of late-1980s/early-1990s musical riches. The New Kids on the Block are returning to Mohegan Sun Arena for a concert on July 3 (a great pre-holiday night, right?). And that alone would be enough,...

Rose Arts Festival returns to Norwich Saturday

Arts & Entertainment

Published: 06/26/19

The only bad thing about a Fun Event is when it conflicts with another Fun Event. This will not happen Saturday when Norwich hosts its outstanding Rose Arts Festival, but such things spring to mind because Rose Arts, in just a few...

Goodspeed stages the musical 'Because of Winn Dixie'

Arts & Entertainment

Published: 06/26/19

Awwww! If you’re a sucker for a great dog story (and who isn’t?), know that Goodspeed Musicals is presenting a musical version of the popular Kate DiCamillo novel “Because of Winn Dixie” at its theater in...