Investigative podcasts are exploding. Here are six great ones to get you started

They don't just present the findings of an investigation, but document them as they unfold.



Elizabeth Ellenwood's work to be featured at von Schlippe Gallery

"Among the Tides," a new exhibit featuring the work of photographer Elizabeth Ellenwood, will be on display at the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery at the University of Connecticut's Avery Point Campus in Groton from Jan. 23 through March 15, with an...

Added to this year's Hygienic show: "Grande," where people can showcase large-format art

It’s dubbed “Grande” and will be housed at a separate by nearby site, in the street-level space at 38 Green Street.

New musical "You're Fired!" debuts Friday and Saturday at Norwich Arts Center

Musical satirizes the turmoil of President Trump's administration.


A royal mess: Fiddling while the planet burns

Australia scorched by the most devastating wildfires ever, killing dozens of humans and a billion animals; glaciers melting 100 times faster than previously thought; Venice inundated by unimaginably high tidal floods; tornados of magnitudes never...


Upcoming concerts and shows

Colin Jost — April 26 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $50

Tanya Tucker — May 24 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $45

Matchbox Twenty — July 26 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $61-$81

Patti LaBelle — May 3 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $19-$39

Toby Keith — Sept. 5 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $25-$85

Zac Brown Band — May 30 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $38.50-$106.50

David Sedaris — April 9 at Bushnell, Hartford; tickets on sale now; $36-$68

Jim Norton — April 3 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $37-$59




Separated man is in no hurry to file for divorce

DEAR ABBY: I have been dating my boyfriend for almost a year. I love him, and we have an undeniable connection I have never had with anyone else. The problem is, he's separated but not yet divorced from his wife. I have a...

Man disabled as a teen haunted by parents' inaction

DEAR ABBY: When I was a junior in high school, I sustained a neck injury (at school) that damaged my spinal cord. I recovered mostly from that, but I have residual weakness in my right side and severe neck pain. I was able to...

Parents oppose relationship with man of different culture

DEAR ABBY: I am a 25-year-old college student on the verge of graduation. Over the past three months, I have been dating a slightly younger man (he's 21). We get along well, and I thoroughly enjoy his company. He has never been...

Man is reluctant to share memories of late father

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend of two years and I recently moved in together. When we first met, he let me know he had lost his father to cancer a few years prior. While I know a little about his father, it is mostly...

Daughter wonders if mom's meddling changed her life

DEAR ABBY: Parents frequently write to you asking for advice about their children, seemingly asking permission to butt in where they should not. When I was in my 20s, I dated a guy who had just returned from the Navy. I saw...

Absence from guest list hurts old friend of groom's mother

DEAR ABBY: I have had a friend, "Kimberly," for 52 years, ever since first grade. We went all through school together. Teachers described her as a "social butterfly." My dad described her as a "phony." She's an extrovert with a...

Ashes have waited for thirty years to be scattered over Hawaii

DEAR ABBY: Thirty years ago, a friend of my husband's roommate passed away of AIDS and was cremated. His family had ostracized him. I have no idea who they are or where they are. The roommate left and later died, also from AIDS.