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Lyman Allyn spotlights pioneering painters of 'miniatures' from New London

Attributed to Mary Way, Portrait of Major General Jedediah Huntington and Portrait of Ann (Moore) Huntington, ca. 1790s. Watercolor and ink on cut paper and silk appliques mounted on silk, 3  x 3 inches. Private collection.

An exhibition at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum traces the lives and work of two New London siblings who had careers in a lost art form.



Norwich welcomes back Winterfest Parade

Well, this is perfect: after the pandemic caused the cancelation of last year’s Winterfest Parade in Norwich, this year’s theme is “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” The Grinch did steal last year's holiday...


Tree, spare that woodman — danger lurks above

As I foraged firewood from the woods behind our house the other day, a persistent chirping/squeaking pierced the air.

Seals and shipwrecks off Falkner Island

If you’re not paying attention, it’s easy to miss Goose Island — or worse, crash into it. The site of several shipwrecks dating back to the early 19th century, the island barely measures half an acre.



Woman not happy with her life at common milestone

DEAR ABBY: For years, I've heard about what and where a woman "should" be in her life once she turns the big 3-0. She should have a thriving career, be married with kids — or at least engaged — and have a...

Mother dislikes son for his resemblance to her brother

DEAR ABBY: My 25-year-old son is a single father of three boys, 6, 4 and almost 3. They have been living with me, my youngest and my husband in a two-bedroom house for a while now, and I'm not happy with my life. I enjoy my...

Woman tired of couple's constant, intrusive drama

DEAR ABBY: My husband has a "best friend" from childhood I'll call "Artie," but they have little in common anymore. Finding things to do with him and his wife is a struggle. We like to travel, so we always invite them along, but...

Husband wants wife's history to repeat itself

DEAR ABBY: I am a 44-year-old woman who has been married for three years. We all have a past. Unfortunately, I made mistakes in mine that I foolishly mentioned to my husband when he asked. He is someone who doesn't let go of...

Woman tries to balance life with two mothers

DEAR ABBY: I have two mothers: my biological mother and Mom, who raised me. I share everything with Mom — my hopes, dreams, fears and everything in between. My biological mother and I are not as close. We never have...

Working wife continues to support husband who left

DEAR ABBY: My husband of 35 years moved out three years ago. We live only a block apart, and I contribute a lot to his household because he's on disability and doesn't have enough money to make it through the month. I have a...

Golfer's vaccination status complicates weekly outings

DEAR ABBY: I have a problem with one player in our weekly golf group. He hasn't been vaccinated and won't wear a mask. Our group is mostly older players who all share golf carts. Everyone in the group has been vaccinated except...


Your stars Nov. 4

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take care of your responsibilities, health and well-being. Learn all you can, and prepare to...