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- Theodore Bodenwein
At long last our governor has come, we hope, to his senses about ending the egregious taxes facing the middle case. He and the legislators must also put an end to the phony nonprofit making millions for those in charge at our expense. The...
Thinking of our senior citizens in North Stonington, who received no raise in their Social Security checks, are burdened with an increase in medical insurance and an increase coming in town taxes, I proposed an option to the Board of Selectmen...
So North Stonington, in its infinite wisdom, is again bringing a new school building proposal to the taxpayers. They would like to spend $38.2 million on this project. They think that the state will allot the town more than $16...
Are you a land-rich, cash-poor resident of Ledyard, Groton, Stonington, or North Stonington? Does land preservation interest you? Have you tried and failed when Connecticut and/or land trusts were lacking resources to help you preserve your...
It is generally accepted that since 2000 about 33,000 Americans (20,000 of which are suicides) are killed each year by guns. Per capita, this is much higher than any other country. To put this in perspective, this totals about 495,000 deaths. The...
By my estimation, the cost of an independent Montville police force is, conservatively, $1.5 million higher than the town says. Plus, Montville loses a $578,000 incentive to keep 2016 budget under 2.5 percent increase cap. Police budget...
Having just watched and read the text of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s State of the State Address, I am greatly heartened by his leadership and the possibilities and potential for Connecticut’s future. He talked about the...
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