LATEST EDITORIALS

Closing technology and generation gaps

With the help of tech-savvy young people, seniors learn how to unlock a whole new world.

Election inquiry continues

It is hard to imagine, given the political damage incurred, that the fuss generated by the Charlottesville affair was intended in part to distract public interest from the Russia investigation, but that is what has ended up occurring.

New York dredging lawsuit will hurt Connecticut

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's adamant objection to the EPA-approved site for dredged soils in Connecticut waters is selective and dismissive.

Expanding Medicare is a proposal worth debating

Proposals such as this, which provide incremental change and build upon existing policies, provide the best chance for fixing the nation’s health care system.

Bannon's departing warning for Democrats

As detestable as Bannon's politics may be, his political instincts that President Trump could win the White House proved correct.

Ukraine’s black market means missiles for North Korea

Ukrainian technology and a specific Ukrainian factory now appear to be the origin of the new North Korean missile surge.

No one escapes blame for budget stalemate

While Democrats hold the lion's share of the blame for state fiscal crisis, Republicans can still play a role in addressing it.

Upheaval in New London school system

Not only does the city face the challenge of finding a new superintendent, but it also confronts major change in the makeup of the school board.

Municipal relief must accompany state cuts

Past panels have examined what mandates are needlessly burdensome and probed ideas for regional services. It is time to implement relief.

Trump contributed to the scene in Charlottesville

These hate groups are out of the closet. Trump helped pry open the door. He appears disinclined to try to close it.

Southeastern Connecticut, meet your new neighbors

Hiring at EB will lower the region's average age, but only if the new employees want to stay here. Community efforts are underway to introduce them to this great place to live, and to adapt to their tastes, too.

Legislature, Dominion need to step up

Ironically, it may not be the urgency of cleaning up the air that, in the end, would persuade the House to consider the bill passed by the Senate. It may be the kind of deal that would traditionally fit into an implementer bill — not...

YOUR LETTERS

Kudos to Groton Public Library

As a caregiver to my 89-year old father, I visit with my Day almost every day at Windham Falls Estates. I conduct most of my daily activities in...

Ocean Beach/Kelley race a fitting tribute

On Aug. 5 over 900 runners toed the line for the 55th annual Ocean Beach/John and Jessie Kelley foot race. Jessie and John would have been...

Police labeled 'wrong' no matter what they do

The Day printed a Washington Post article, “

COLUMNS

Columnist Chris Powell

Charlottesville is being used for partisan political agenda

People who demand that everyone certify that he is not a Nazi or Klansman cast insinuation against everyone and engage in political intimidation.

Columnist Richard Cohen

Trump's erstwhile supporters have much to account for

Some of the same people who knew the dark truth about Trump — who would not do business with him, who would not lend him money and who, most...

Columnist Froma Harrop

National security demands Trump's removal

If his insiders abandoned him, Trump could be more smoothly eased out of the Oval Office. Impeachment? Twenty-fifth Amendment? Doesn't matter.