GOP no-tax-hike budget plan could drive debate

If the Republican spending plan stands up to scrutiny, it could provide the opportunity for budget negotiations that address the fiscal shortfall without more tax increases.

Bernie's gamemanship

Sen. Sanders has perfected a form of anti-gamesmanship gamesmanship, posing as a politician who is above the grubby realities of running for office and focusing instead on the business of the people.

Budgetary train wreck!

With the state facing a huge deficit, the Appropriations Committee is moving towards increasing spending by 5.2 percent next fiscal year .

Providing arrest information is not optional, it's the law

When Staff Writer Lindsay Boyle set out to see how our local police departments were complying with the law on providing arrest information, she found some troubling results.

Happy 50th anniversary, Avery Point

In the tumultuous days of 1967, Avery Point emerged as a peaceful and beautiful oasis for both students and the public. It remains so.

Earth Day 2017: Connecticut remains committed to protecting environment

Despite the Trump administration's gutting of environmental protections, states such as Connecticut and private industry continue to fight air and water pollution.

Groton should modify education cuts and fight for fair funding from Hartford

The citizens are indicating by their anger that they don’t want to see their schools decimated.

Flush out reasons Coast Guard missed plumbing blunder

A 20-year-long sewage spill. That's embarrassing for an institution that has among its core missions enforcing environmental laws.

Tax those sugary sodas

Connecticut stands to be a trailblazer as the first state with the controversial tax.

Westerly Yacht Club sails slowly toward equality

After generations of denying women full membership, it is now wonder if women are not flocking to join the Westerly Yacht Club.

Cutting overhead to save community colleges

A plan to streamline administrative functions for the state's 12 community colleges is certainly preferable to seeing any of those colleges close.

Chance to develop Preston property arrives, vote yes

It is a vitally important decision and voters should take the opportunity to weigh in.


Don't forget to honor JFK on Memorial Day

Memorial Day 2017, our national holiday honoring the legacies of America’s fallen warriors, happens to be the 100th birthday of...

Plenty of ways to cut Montville school dollars

The article titled, "Montville readies cut of three...


Foreign policy team a first-100 success

The national-security process worked well in the two-day planning and execution of a missile strike early this month on a Syrian airfield.

Conservative journalists, pundits treated Trump fairly, unlike 'liberal' media

What differed from the crowd of liberal journalists who ask questions during formal news conferences is that our group asked questions with the...

Holding U.S. together in the Trump era

Democracy is holding up well under its stress test. Rather than hide under their beds, Americans have reacted by protesting, turning out at town...