Irony abounds in Prague pension flap

That Prague didn't know appears a condemnation of the department she long directed.

Internet wars?

The FCC has just entered the fray over who should manage the Internet.

Dems eye Chicago

Do Democrats want to be a moderate, pro-business party or focus soley on labor and attacking rich? Chicago election may provide answer.

Vote fix overdone

Steps to improve voting system in Connecticut needed, but complete overhaul may go too far.

“The newspaper should be more than a business enterprise. It should also be the champion and protector of the public interest and defender of the people’s rights.”

- Theodore Bodenwein



More precious grows life as the years quickly pass

'The most important thing to realize ... is how lucky we are to be here in the first place.'

L+M clinicians must learn to work together

Pressures confronting medical care could widen divisions at L+M Hospital. Cooperation is the better response.


We are a nation needlessly consumed by fear

The United States has become, thanks partially to media and political groups, a nation consumed by one fear after another.

'Poet of the lens'

Sean Elliot is indeed a poet of the lens.

Generational help

The other day a polite, energetic young man heartened my resolve to keep an eye on the sparrow, instead of on the empty glass half in this bleakest of seasons.\n

Conn. budget nothing but smoke and mirrors

CT Budget - Smoke and Mirrors

Obama earned Giuliani's assessment

Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s statement, does “President Obama love America?” seems to be a fair question.

Install casino tolls

Instead of burdening the residential and business taxpayers of the State of Connecticut (us) anymore by putting highway toll booths up, why not make the access roads to both casinos toll roads?

Goshen, Quaker Hill deserve equal fire help

I received a letter regarding the schedule to remove the full time fire fighters from Quaker Hill and Goshen Fire stations on Mar. 1, 2015.

Get Amistad, Formica

With our tax dollars just given away with no accountability al all, maybe Senator Paul Formica with his leadership will bring the Amistad to New London as a profitable tourism attraction.

Letter critical of his letter was hyperbole

The letter to the editor, “Veterans clinic offers excellent health care,” (Feb. 17), is very misleading, erroneous, and engages in an ad hominem attack against me personally.

Editorial got it right on animal shelter plan

A positive shout out to the editorial, “Build a regional shelter,” (Feb. 25).

Finizio had reason to skip regional shelter

I disagree with City Councilor Michael Passero’s assertion, “Passero: Regional efforts need agreements,” (Feb. 23), that a proposed regional animal shelter in Montville is a missed opportunity for New London.

Assisted suicide bill should be rejected

I am concerned about proposed legislation to license doctors to aid suicide for some people.



Conn. should again reject suicide bill

Group keeps trying to get physician-assisted suicide law passed in Connecticut.

Nuclear-armed Iran only delayed by deal

Historic capitulation may be in the works as bad deal with Iran emerges.

Striving forward beats patriotic pat on back

Loving this country enough to demand greatness is better than empty rhetoric about love of country.


Keystone XL solution runs through Canada

Obama should use Keystone pipeline as leverage to get climate deal with Canada.

Jeb Bush won't throw neocons under the bus

Will Jeb Bush be ready to challenge the neocons in a way his brother never did?