Sounds great, but is Seaside plan feasible?

Many questions needs to be answered about state's plan for restoring buildings and creating Seaside State Park.

I-95 problems: Be part of the solution

Since driver behavior is one factor that can be controlled on the overcrowded highway, why not start with that?

Honoring silent sentinels on Memorial Day

'The soldier above all other people prays for peace, for he must bear and suffer the deepest wounds and scars of war.'

Clinton undercut by self-inflicted damage

Hillary Clinton’s greatest vulnerability as a candidate is the perception among a large segment of the voting public that she cannot be trusted. The report’s findings only exacerbate...

“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



Straight scoop on East Lyme school project

East Lyme has three top performing elementary schools, not juat one, as a recent advertisement suggested.

This 'national debt' we can pay off daily

Let us be more aware that we stand on the shoulders of sacrificing and courageous ancestors

Not Scott’s fault Groton school funding blocked

It was a state official who went back on the promise of added state funding for Groton school construction, not Rep. Scott.


Unfair to criticize fine GOP lawmakers

I can’t help but be disappointed by the recent letters disparaging the good works of State Reps. John Scott and Aundre Bumgardner. The reality of life in Connecticut is that the Democrats own the financial problems we are in.

Planned museum location would be an insult

Three cheers for Nancy d'Estang’s letter, "So many bad choices damage New London heritage," (May 23). I couldn't have written...

Leave hot dogs for cookout grills

The summer season is underway and Americans are heading outside, flocking to parades and picnics and pools to enjoy some fun in the sun alongside family and friends. The American Humane Association, the country’s first national...

Let military travelers use pre-check status

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is all in a dither about how to get ready for the summer travel rush. They admit that three hours is too long to wait for a two-hour flight. I propose a no-cost solution. Immediately grant TSA...

More insults, please!

Please include more articles in your newspaper like, “Who are you calling stupid? Oh, that would be us,” (May 23),...

Trump doesn't need insider GOP hypocrites

I am appalled by the purer than the purest conservatives who are attacking Trump for not being a "true conservative." The biblical saying of, "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone," comes to mind. Let's look at some of the...

Voters will reject foolish Groton school project plan

NOTE: This letter has been updated to correct an editing mistake. What are they thinking? The Groton town councilors are a microcosm of most of this country's governing bodies. Given tax revenue sources from their tied and bound property...

Don't blame Scott, blame partisan Democrats

Kathleen Harrington, wrote a wholly inaccurate, politically motivated letter, “Groton lawmakers failed to get aid for...

Avery Point gallery is worth saving

A few weeks ago I and 300 others attended the next to last opening show at the Alexey von Schilippe Art Gallery at Avery Point, a consistent happening for 24 years − − “next-to-last”...

Little inconvenience to protect children

Sadly, we live in a world where children can be abducted in the blink of an eye. We have all learned of such incidents on television shows such as Nancy Grace and local news channels. I'm shocked at how many of them...

'Poor lives matter'

Time for a change in the target the studies on "profiling" aim to analyze. The basis for the state’s studies on the racial gap in education and now on police profiling depends more on correlative data than causative factors. The concept of...

Coast Guard Museum needs better location

Neil Ruenzel’s letter, ”Time to reconsider Coast Guard Museum location,” (April 29), and David Collins’ column, “



California: The latest battleground in Trump’s war on data

Trump's attack on empiricism is not exactly an unusual stance for the presumptive Republican nominee or his party.

Nuanced policy needed in U.S.-Turkey plan

Turkey and U.S. efforts to stop the Islamic State in Syria could unravel unless both proceed carefully.

State park visitors can skip the change

In the recent legislative session, lawmakers lifted what was arguably a form of triple taxation.


Will taps forever continue to sound?

If either of us happens to glance at a gravestone with, say, a 1944 date of death, we’ll never make it through that last long, gently fading note of taps withouth sobbing.

Political War for Middle Kingdom

Here in Connecticut, the Sanders' crowd likely will cautiously embrace Clinton, the prospective nominee of their party.