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Rotarians big role in marathon overlooked

I read the article, “Report: Mystic Half Marathon brings $1.8 million to local economy,” (Dec. 25). It complimented...

Complex economic challenge awaits new president

One issue drove Donald Trump to victory. To paraphrase Bill Clinton’s campaign slogan in 1992, “it was the economy, stupid.”  The difference between the 1992 campaign and the 2016 campaign was that the...

Tell whole story of Conn College-New London relationship

Learning about Connecticut College’s payment in lieu of taxes to New London in David Collins’ column, “

New London's snow removal Samaritans touched her heart

New London often gets a bad rap, but I'm here to tell you that New Londoners shine. I am in my late 70s and snowstorms are not on my favorites' list. I live on a corner lot and have at least 300 feet of frontage that is my...

Tweetocracy

I did not think I would live long enough to have to live in a Tweetocracy!  Dr. Milton K. Krantz Mystic

Only some twit would nuclear tweet

Regarding a recent guest editorial from The Chicago Tribune titled, "Did a tweet renew nuclear arms race?" (Jan. 3). Might I suggest a more appropriate...

Not all on Twitter, so publish Trump tweets

I am from the last century. I read your printed paper. I do not like to read the paper online. I do not tweet. I joined Twitter once and found it far too noisy for my taste.  Would it be possible to have a designated area of the paper,...

Whining liberal Democrats starting to disappear

Donald Trump is the president-elect. Two months after his victory the liberals, socialists and progressives are still whining. The Golden Globe awards was a deplorable example of behavior. Let’s take the violence begets violence...

'Not my president!'

He is not my president or ever will be! My president doesn’t mock the disabled. My president doesn’t denigrate women. My president doesn’t belittle Mexicans. My president doesn’t rail against Muslims. My president...

Conn College does give to its community

This letter is in response to David Collins' column, “Connecticut College needs to give back to New London,” (Jan. 8). I...

Would Trump risk financing his wall?

I'm surprised that our president-elect, with his passion for building things and his distrust of government, would propose that the government fund the wall with Mexico.  Why not forget those antiquated notions of conflict of interest,...

Top court undermined U.S. fair elections

Watching the Armed Services Committee’s hearing concerning the effect of Russian hacking on the recent presidential election, I took issue with Sen. John McCain’s assertion, “There is no national security interest more...

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