Meghan Markle, Prince Harry secretly move to L.A. ahead of coronavirus lockdown

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry made their move to leave Canada and settle permanently in Los Angeles before the border between Canada and the United States were shut last Friday, according to reports. The Sun first reported that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex took a private flight from...

Five less-traveled New London County hiking trails

The photographer´s son follows a trail as it curves between trees and a large boulder, left behind by melting glaciers, at the Groton Open Space Association´s Candlewood Ridge on Saturday, March 21, 2020. (Peter Huoppi/The Day)

If you're like Henry David Thoreau, who "never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude," here are five less-traveled locations for you to try.

Fresh air: A few more outdoor locations to enjoy

You can't go to the mall. You can't go to the movie theater. You can't go to the casinos. So where to go to change up the scenery? How about outside? The Great Outdoors is still open for business, and spring is always a sublime time to get out into nature. Here are some places you...

Local authors recommend books for 'shelter in place' reading

James Benn (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Famous local writers chime in with suggestions for long (but fun) books as well as choices you might not be familiar with.




Rick's List — Hypochondriac's Super Bowl Edition, part II

Finale of a two-part series on the wonders of hypochondria during a pandemic.

Hiking during a pandemic: Single file, no selfies or shared gorp

As our small group stepped well off a narrow, winding trail earlier this week at Hartman Park in Lyme to allow an approaching couple to pass, the man nodded in appreciation.