Dr. Ruth comes to the Garde Sunday

Dr. Ruth Westheimer participates in the

Dr. Ruth Westheimer, who became famous for her blunt talk as a sex therapist, is coming to New London for a Sunday afternoon program where she will answer audience questions about love, sex and health. Ticket holders will get a card on which they can write down questions for her. Some of...




Rick's List — Professor McConaughey Edition

McConaughey is now an actual faculty member at UT.

Savoring vs. surviving solitude

My responsibilities included collecting fees, providing trail information and making sure careless guests didn’t accidently set the buildings on fire.


Upcoming concerts and shows

Brantley Gilbert — Jan. 25 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $73.50-$108.50

The Tenderloins — Dec. 31 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $49-$89

A Day to Remember — Nov. 8 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $25-$45

Jerry Seinfeld — Dec. 14 at Foxwood's Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $82.50-$150

Supertramp's Roger Hodgson — Feb. 14 at Foxwood's Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $45-$65

Hot Tuna — Dec. 7 at Garde; tickets on sale now; $39-$69




Daughter-in-law is barred from family after robbery

DEAR ABBY: Our son is married to a beautiful girl, "Debra." Several years ago, while we were away on vacation, she entered our home without our consent. (Our son has a key to our house.) She took several expensive, very personal...

Mom wants to end daughter's sleepovers with her boyfriend

DEAR ABBY: My 40-year-old daughter, "Marta," and I are widows. I'm retired, and my daughter has a small home-based business. She and her three children live with me. Because the cost of living is high in our city, living together...

New wife's wardrobe doesn't measure up to cousins' taste

DEAR ABBY: My cousin recently married a lovely girl, someone he'd been dating for a couple of years. Our whole family loves her, and she's always been very sweet to us. She's very intelligent and kind, but the issue is her...

Advancing age changes man in ways that surprise him

DEAR ABBY: I'm a man in my mid-70s, and I'm beginning to understand why some old people are annoying cranks. It has something to do with the nearly constant physical, emotional and spiritual pain. (And if you're not sleeping well...

Friend wants to be ready when man asks for help

DEAR ABBY: I'm watching the slow-motion destruction of a childhood friend on Facebook. There is substance abuse, infidelity, divorce, the whole lot. It hurts. He recently admitted that he has struggled with depression for...

Constant talk about losing weight has unhealthy effect

DEAR ABBY: My dad had a heart attack and nearly died a year ago. Since then, he has totally revamped his diet and put forth the effort to eat a plant-based diet to become healthier. It has been a family affair, and my sister...

Backup boyfriend can't say no to teacher he's in love with

DEAR ABBY: I'm a 39-year-old gay male who was in a relationship with a very attractive 44-year-old teacher. He never wanted to commit to a monogamous relationship. After 10 months of seeing each other, he informed me that...


Your stars Sept. 19

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take care of business, and leave nothing to chance. How responsible you are will influence your...