YOUR LETTERS

Congress shouldn't hike military food costs

I have just read, with dismay, about the Senate Armed Services Committee’s plan to decrease taxpayer support of the commissary system, “

Climate disruption is actually a big deal

This is in response to the Mike DiMauro’s column, “Coast Guard Academy should matter the other 364 days of...

Stop Chelsea cutting save Mohegan Park

Chelsea Gardens, created by the Norwich City Council in place in June 1993, is an idea past its time. The citizens of Norwich should not be placed at risk of losing the natural park and picking up the mess with taxpayer’s dollars...

Day correct, include GOP in talks

We echo the sentiments expressed in The Day regarding the Connecticut state budget, “Include Republicans in state budget talks,” (May...

Geese-chasing dogs is poor Preston policy

Concerning the article, “Preston considering hiring border collies to scare geese from park,” (May 15), regarding the Preston Board of Selectmen wanting to use Border Collies to stare off the...

Fix damaged section of Ocean Avenue

I should like to make an observation on the condition of the roads in New London. Most of the main thoroughfares in New London are in reasonable good condition with the glaring exception of the city-owned portion of Ocean Avenue between Niles...

Warren speaks truth and so faces attacks

Froma Harrop in a recent column, “The left is wrong on fast-track trade issue,” (May 16), accused Sen. Elizabeth Warren of...

Don't let corporations set Pacific trader rules

Your editorial, “Engage Asia-Pacific,” (May 18), urges us to embrace a “pivot to Asia” by supporting the “Trans-Pacific...

System is broken

Your editorial, “Tsarnaev sentence,” (May 19), points out, once again, the great short-coming in the U.S. Justice System; the lengthy appeals...

East Lyme Finance Board member will improve process

In response to the letter, "Budget process restart after East Lyme ignored rules," (May 18), I offer this, my apology. The...

Witch hazel defined

When next you write about witch hazel, “Historians take ‘Initiative’ in Essex,” (May 14), please let readers know that...

Lower welfare ranks with living wages

A living wage for anyone who is willing to work is important. We don't get to choose how smart we are, or what social class we're born into, but we can certainly all choose to be productive or be lazy in our own ways. No one deserves to suffer...

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