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Recent editorial cartoon was just 'sad'

The editorial cartoon published recently by Mike Lester implies that strong women are ugly, obese and loud. It is meant to be ironic that these women should have a sexual...

Lester cartoon confounds fantasy and reality

The political cartoon which ran Feb. 13, depicting what seems to be an angry (overweight) feminist mob which is marching to see the latest installment of "50 Shades of...

Wordy memo offered little of substance

The Nunes Memo of 1,340 words boils down to the following 38: “(Christopher) Steele was a longtime FBI source who was paid over $160,000 by the Democrat National Committee and Clinton campaign, via the law firm Perkins Coie and...

Please don't restructure Norwich Public Schools

I want to address the Norwich Board of Education. My child is enrolled in the Norwich Public School system. Typically, I don't have very many derogatory things to say because I can only imagine how hard it is to do your jobs and to be a...

Collins reported, attorney general should act

Two recent columns written by David Collins brought attention to the deplorable blight taking place at the Forge Farm on Al...

New London is not Mystic, dump the bags

In New London they want to replace all the big green garbage containers and replace them with yellow plastic bags. First, I would like to know how much they paid for all those green containers and what are their plans for those...

The Gallup House is proper name for Forge Farm

The Forge Farm should properly be called The Gallup House. This property was in the Gallup family (an important family in the growth of Stonington) for a great number of years. This history was most appreciated by Mr. and Mrs. Berry who, upon...

Truly making America great once again

I admit I read with amusement the letter “Build wall along California border instead,” (Feb.8), in which the writer...

Too much '1984' at UConn in 2018

Regarding Chris Powell’s column, “UConn’s PC hysteria invites a nervous breakdown,” (Jan. 29), I am appalled to...

Trump gets too much credit for economy, too little blame for tax plan

President Trump’s “real” accomplishments: Trump claims he’s the “President for Everyone” and the “Greatest Job Creator!” During 2017, less jobs were created than any year from 2011...

Eversource office person proved very helpful

I am writing to praise Eversource Utilities for the recent experience I had with them, and in particular, with Susan Stotts, who is in the Vegetation Management Department. We recently had an urgent need to remove some self-seeded trees that...

Learn from past, New London, then push into future

My hometown is a place with both rich tradition and inhabited by people who believe in its ability to thrive and be successful. As I have wandered the course of my life, I have always been proud to say not only where I am a product of, but what...

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