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Commentary: Trump's most enduring legacy could be the historic rise in the national debt

President Trump signed the Tax Cut and Jobs Act into law in December 2017. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)

The financial burden that he's inflicted on our government will wreak havoc for decades, saddling our kids and grandkids with debt.

Business Briefs

WORKSHOPS SCORE: "Navigating the PPP Loan Forgiveness Process," Wednesday, Jan. 20, noon-1:30 p.m., Zoom. "Marketing Your Business with Email," LinkedIn expert Susan Catalano and digital...

How long before all sales are final at Crystal Mall?

Shoppers have flocked over the years to the Crystal Mall on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Here, Andrew Roberts stands with a collection of shopping bags while waiting outside a store for his wife and daughter during a shopping spree Nov. 24, 2016.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Macy's closing this month is latest sign of regional mall's long, slow decline.


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For this restaurateur, 2020 was year like no other

Manager Annie Barnes, left, pours wine for regular customers Sue and John Lariviere of Mystic at the bar Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, before their meals are served at the restaurant Go Fish in Mystic. The Larivieres said they want to continue going to restaurants during the pandemic to support them so the restaurants can stay around. Jon Kodama is the owner of Go Fish and Steak Loft in Mystic, Breakwater in Stonington Borough and the seasonal Cafe Marina in Norwich.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Jon Kodama kept his four restaurants running with the help of the federal government.

Casinos report December slots revenues down

Amid the pandemic, it was another month of shrunken slot-machine revenues for Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun.

In new space in New London, Cultured Studios shifts from live events to content production

Juanita Austin gave Sen. Richard Blumenthal a tour of Cultured Studios on Friday, as the senator touted the new round of PPP funding.