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Reader is fed up with Conn.'s governor

Gov. Dannel Malloy needs to have his pay cut and have the governor’s mansion taken from him. I think cutting mental health is a big mistake and for that, we should send him packing right out of office. Malloy has hurt this state...

Trust has been lost in lighthouse dispute

Every article about New London Harbor Lighthouse features Maritime Society spokespeople complaining about what lighthouse neighbors want, but nobody has asked neighbors what we want.  We want honesty, accountability and fairness. We...

North Stonington school project too expensive

The governor has proposed drastic cuts in government in view of the state’s poor current financial condition. This includes cuts in assistance to hospitals and to items of regional concern such as tourism. He is also pursuing a hugely...

Ashamed about staying

Sad Connecticut; I continue being asked the same question, but now with increased frequency. That question is, “When are you leaving?”  I feel awkward and defensive when I try to justify remaining. I’m not dumb. I...

Will fellow Democrats heed Malloy's call?

Republicans welcome Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s recently announced efforts to restore fiscal stability to Connecticut’s finances, “A...

Spending SSI money should be a crime

I am writing because of the deplorable state our country has adopted as the result of President George W. Bush and his invasion of a country to get even for a perceived affront of his father. We invaded a country under false pretenses. This...

East Lyme Public Works does a great job

I would like to commend and recognize the East Lyme Public Works Department for the terrific job they do. Their work is not recognized enough; especially all the things done behind the scenes that most of the residents/public do not...

Calling on Courtney to stop 'monstrosity'

Concerning the proposed commuter rail line, I would like to ask U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney one simple question: Why? The towns and cities that it cuts through are not walkable. Why would someone get on a train and get off where they either...

Heroin crisis: 'Stand up, speak up, share'

In "Taking a unified approach to drug crisis,” (Feb. 3), Day Staff Writer Karen Florin carefully details the...

More thoughts shared on heroin crisis

In reaction to the editorial, “Vital 1st step in attacking heroin crisis,” (Feb. 9) it is clear that change must...

Dfferent perspective on Iranian incident

I write in response to the letter, “Iranian boat situation handled properly,” (Feb. 2). It is irrelevant how the boats ended...

Stop nonprofit handouts

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...

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