Benny's will soon only exist in our dreams

Online may be cheaper and easier, but it doesn't produce local jobs, local donations or local taxes.

DiMauro's attacks on Fitch Hall selections 'crossed the line'

This group of good, well-meaning people want to bring pride to our school. We are not controversial and do not seek confrontation.

Sept. 21, 1938: ‘Beautiful New London is no more’

Nona Murrell Kip was shocked to see New London transformed in a few short hours from a beautiful little city to 'a wreck.'

Seek and create change world desperately needs

Unless and until we act to dismantle policies that allow white supremacy to flourish, unless and until we enact policies that promote justice and equality, thoughts and prayers will be little more than hypocrisy.

Finding what works for Connecticut

It is painfully apparent that slash and burn fiscal restraint coupled with shifting the Connecticut’s financial burden to municipalities will do nothing to improve the state's situation.

'Highest priority ... American workers'

Before we ask what is fair to illegal immigrants, we must also ask what is fair to American families, students, taxpayers, and jobseekers.

'Contrary to our spirit'

Whatever concerns or complaints Americans may have about immigration in general, we shouldn’t threaten the future of this group of young people who are here through no fault of their own.

National health care rare and ineffective

Europe has many different systems for providing for health, and the single-payer approach proposed in a recent column is the worst.

Washington and Seoul must work together

Trump must be prepared for a full-fledged war if he decides on a U.S. first strike. It would be the worst possible option for South Korea.

A call to honor workers’ freedom

What we’re not OK with is the fact that while union workers have sacrificed, a bunch of CEOs and those who are already rich have seen their salaries and wealth skyrocket.

Unions becoming irrelevant in 21st century

Unions are increasingly unable to address the challenges that workers face in the 21st century.

Focus on hardcore drunk drivers, not responsible citizens

Confront the problem by focusing resources and personnel on the hardcore drunk drivers who actually kill people and to Actively target drunk drivers through saturation and roving patrols, not by passively waiting for them to roll through a...


In New London, Rivera makes jump from superintendent to candidate

If elected to the school board, former superintendent said he will make sure it runs properly and he won't tolerate politicians who unfairly...

Lessons learned from the great rat invasion

A common sense approach should prevent a repeat of the great rat invasion of Pawcatuck without having to sacrifice those backyard chickens.

Republicans win the day. Now what?

The Republican state bduget prevailed, but it includes some unacceptable cuts, particularly to higher education. With a veto by the governor, work on...


Columnist The Day Editorial Board

What happened? U.S. political axis tilted.

My view is that the traditional left-to-right, progressive-to-conservative, Democratic-to-Republican political axis that we're all so familiar with...

Columnist Chris Powell

Republicans block 'Taxman,' at least for now

That's "the party of the people" for you − full of energy when it comes to taking the people's money through taxation without due...

Columnist Catherine Rampell

Sanderscare: Cheap politics and magic math

The lesson the Democrats seem to have taken from the 2016 electoral trouncing is that they need to become more like Republicans. Meaning: Abandon...