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Closing beaches to nonresidents is illegal

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously in 2001 that municipal beach access can't be limited to...


Are the Chicken Littles going to win at UConn?

State U is hardly alone nationally in its financial quagmire. But trying to solve it as if there's...

Local golf courses are adjusting to coronavirus rules, and flourishing

Golfers, courses, adjusting to new restrictions and safety measures.


Marching into history

The piece lamented how rapidly local Civil War veterans were dying, and it listed the deceased...

Rick's List — Call Me Rob Edition

Why do fighter pilots get to have all the cool names?

Waterfalls, history flow through Ayers Gap

We stopped to catch our breath — not winded by the climb, but enthralled by the stunning...

Not so easy, is it?

One of the more surprising things about the whole pandemic has been that while the ICU and the...


Trump's presidency is all but over

In reality, Donald Trump doesn't run the U.S. government. He doesn't manage anything. He doesn't organize anyone. He doesn't administer or oversee or supervise.

Summer people arrived early. What about snowbirds?

If remote work becomes more permanent, second-home people may have even less of an incentive to leave.

It makes no sense to put public at risk to protect criminals

People who cannot support themselves honestly or are so damaged psychologically that they cannot stop harming others must be locked up, epidemic or no virus.

Polarized politics pulls Stonington first selectwoman into its orbit

Danielle Chesebrough seemed genuinely flabbergasted that she had become a villain to some in the go-cautious crowd, a hero to the “set us free” tribe.

Another black man killed, a people reach a breaking point

How long can African Amerians calmly endure a revolving-door nightmare? How long before something breaks? How long? Not long.

Prepare now so U.S. economy never has to shut down again

Political gaffes, including absurdities from the Oval Office, combine with misinformation and miscommunication to create skepticism and public doubt.