Money and Iran

Money is the most powerful motivator, especially in a capitalist society. It is one of the main reasons people do what they do. In the Mideast the greatest money maker is oil. People react to how much is spent on their humanity, especially...

Green lawn not worth environmental damage to waterways

In regards to the article, “

Day photos depicted dangerous activities

The Day’s photo, “All aboard for Jordan Cove,” (July 22), shows, a seemingly innocent, Jordan Cove event of a family of six, two adults...

Republican hypocrisy evident in Trump attacks

Trump/McCain duel missed the real story. Martin Crane’s letter, “Trump showed ignorance with McCain comments,”...

Like women, men should keep tops on

I want to comment on the letter, “Too much revelation is brass, not sexy,” (July 5), about “too much revelation being...

Department of Correction gender blender blunder

I write in response to the article, “Department of Correction takes action in wake of...

Where is the outrage?

Where's the outrage on selling baby body parts from "late-term abortions?" Oh, I'm sorry, did I make you uncomfortable? I just thought that with all the outrage on the killing a beautiful lion (which we should be disgusted and outraged...

Great Groton choice in selecting Fusaro

I have known Chief Louis J. Fusaro Jr. since he was a young man in military school. I was most pleased to serve on the Norwich City Council with his grandfather John "Jake" Fusaro in the 1970s. It was a thoughtful decision for the Town...

Congdon ignored him

In response to Alan and Susan MacGeachie's letter, “Preston's lousy leaders should mimic Mullane," (July 28), I am in total...

Groton Chief Fusaro will serve town well

I would like to commend the Town of Groton on their selection of Louis J. Fusaro Jr. as the next chief of police. Although I no longer live in Groton, my heart still resides there. I have many fond memories of the town from growing up there, as...

New Republican reps helped shellfish issues

The letter, “Dumping Democrats have hurt Groton in Hartford,” (July 23), is claiming that Reps. Scott and...

State needs more Republicans, not fewer

A letter, “Dumping Democrats have hurt Groton in Hartford,” (July 23) was factually incorrect. Reps. Scott...


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Bids for New London Lighthouse Inn great, but now comes hard part

None of the offers is very high for buying a large, historic inn with 4.2 acres of land that is a short walk from Long Island Sound.

Navy baby on board?

New Navy policy on maternity leave is generous, at least by dismal U.S. standards.

End loopholes placing guns in wrong hands

Dylann Roof should not have been allowed to purchase the .45-caliber handgun police say he used in the mass killing in Charleston.


Among the ruins, a case of righteousness

One Jew is doing what he can to save Middle East Christianity from extinction.

A taxing job that government does better

The IRS has actually tried outsourcing tax-collection activities before, at Congress’ behest. Twice, in fact, over the last two decades.

Dangerous new era of elusive lone wolf

They’re disparate, confused, Internet-savvy, eager for self-promotion and hard to find.