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Elci again on target

Thank you, Lee Elci, for your excellent portrayal of the Theater of the Absurd, “New London police run errands for...

Provide Fort Trumbull home for Coast Guard museum, Eagle

Years ago, the non-profit Yale Urban Design Group prepared a detailed plan for the redevelopment of Fort Trumbull, which included a home for the proposed

So many problems with planned Coast Guard museum location

How many times do we have to drive this museum off the cliff before we understand that you cannot drive down this road? "We the...

No equal protection

The names of the jurors in the Derek Chauvin case were never revealed, for their protection. Why were the name, age and photograph of the Black teen who took the incriminating nine-minute video of Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd’s...

Day priorities disturbing

Your little blurb on Sports Mother’s Day salute on the front page was pathetic for such a day in this time period of a pandemic. Yet you put a front-page story of Obama dog Bo. Get your priorities straight. I find this...

Don't strip states of election authority

Under H.R. 1 / S. 1 (the Corrupt Politicians Act), massive amounts of elections-related power would be transferred from the states to the federal government. The bill interferes with the ability of states and their citizens to determine...

Student indoctrination has been the problem

I agree with the premise of Red Jahncke's op-ed piece that our schools are responsible for educating, not indoctrinating, our children, “

Families can fail children on prejudice, so schools must step in

Red Jahncke’s makes the point in his column that schools should avoid teaching about actual American history and racism, LGBTQ issues, sexual education, and other issues that make him uncomfortable, “

Howard absentee vote was quite disappointing

Greg Howard, first-term legislator representing Stonington and North Stonington, was listed in The Day...

Bill would encourage living kidney donations

As a kidney transplant tecipient, I urge everyone to ask the Connecticut Senate to follow the lead of Connecticut’s House and pass

Concerning respect for those in the military, just spell it out

Everyone in military service deserves to be respected unless they forfeit that respect by some pattern of substandard performance, misconduct, or dereliction of duty. Aboard my first Navy ship as a 17-year-old Seaman Recruit, I had the...

Mix of emotions on Mother's Day

Mother’s Day 2021 did not start out well for me. My mom is in heaven now. I know she is with me spiritually, but I miss seeing her physically. While traveling along Fog Plain Road I came upon a poor creature that had been killed. I...



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Lamont's strong case for holding line on taxes

Lamont’s approach would seem to rule out the hefty tax increases on the rich that his fellow Democrats in the progressive wing of the party...

Free of the mask

We urged people to follow the science in wearing masks, social distancing and getting vaccinated. There is no reason to stop following the science...

Andrew Yang, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the truth about Israel and Hamas

A mayor’s job doesn’t extend overseas? Maybe not, but this wonderful polyglot place cares about its global cousins. And New York stands...


Columnist Froma Harrop

Liz Cheney not headed to the 'political wilderness'

Republicans may expel Liz Cheney from the position of House Republican conference chair, but in terms of national importance, she's going nowhere but...

Columnist Lisa McGinley

How could anyone forget 9/11?

How could anyone who remembers the 9/11 near-miss on the Capitol wave away the implications of the Jan. 6, 2021 assault on that very building?

Columnist Chris Powell

New model needed for nursing home industry

Maybe determining fair compensation starts with recognizing that as a practical matter there really is no market here − that government...