A committee's recommendations are just that — recommendations — which do not become policy until acted on by the council and mayor. There will be ample time for public input. That conversation begins next Wednesday.
'Today, on this January day, my whole soul is in this — bringing America together, uniting our people, uniting our nation. And I ask every American to join me in this cause,' the president declared.
We again dare to hope as Joe Biden prepares to take office as president and Kamala Harris as vice president.
The mayor, council and police chief would do well to use this document as a blueprint for improving community policing in this racially diverse community.
The governor should welcome the proposal of representatives from this region to set the parameters by statute. It should strengthen his negotiating position to have the force of recently enacted law behind him.
With the pace of the vaccine rollout ramping up, we can be hopeful of better, safer days ahead. Until then, let’s remember we truly are all in this together.
While Congress acted as it should, Wednesday was another sad day in a sad time.
With the coming election of a new leader, the state Republican Party has an opportunity to better separate itself from politics of the national party that don't play well in Connecticut.
If Trump refuses to step aside and the cabinet declines to strip him of his authority, the House must impeach. And this time the Senate should convict.
Another local police department has undertaken efforts to improve its interactions to a special population, in this case people on the autism scale.
BLM protestors have been pushed back and apprehended for actions that in no way approached the acts of the Trump mobs.
Given that the state is well staffed to communicate with the public, the hiring of a public-relations firm raises some troubling questions.