Pope ties abuse of nature to selfishness of capitalism

This encyclical should mark civilization’s most significant turning point since the Industrial Revolution.

Republican reflects on first year in state legislature

It’s not possible to craft the best of any product when you close out 40 percent of the input.

Thresher widow unites with husband at sea

Irene passed away at 87 years of age, on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, leaving behind a last request to be buried at sea alongside her husband.

More gambling, less tech support, no way to build state economy

While legislative leaders were making things tougher for many of Connecticut’s most promising industries, they were bending over backwards to find ways to prop up the state’s faltering casino industry.

Vote ‘yes’ to boost UConn alumni support

The University Board of Trustees, the Foundation Board of Directors and the UCAA Board of Directors have endorsed this change.

Preparing workforce for growing sub construction

My commitment is to work with various groups to help workers build the skill sets necessary to fill the new positions at Electric Boat and hundreds of their supply companies.

Courtney stood up for Connecticut jobs

We are proud to have Congressman Courtney representing us in Congress and standing up for workers in his district.

Connecticut’s Democratic lawmakers attacked corporate greed, provided tax relief

The unitary tax will require them to pay taxes on the distributed wealth that morally and truthfully should be contributed to Connecticut.

The importance of the Fulbright experience

Students learned what they have in common, as well as the ways cultures, circumstances, political systems and backgrounds make them unique.

Let private industry take lead on nuclear waste storage

Getting a permanent government nuclear waste repository built is not an easy thing to do

Groton City leaders blocking information

If the town council received evidence justifying the higher costs, I believe it would give the city the money requested.If the town council received evidence justifying the higher costs, I believe it would give the city the money requested.


It was a kick watching the U.S. women

The U.S. women’s scintillating FIFA World Cup triumph over Japan Sunday was a feel-good moment in a summer afflicted by racial violence,...

The dark cloud of beach traffic

Sunny skies and warm temperatures over the long Fourth of July weekend may have been welcomed by owners of hot dog stands, clam shacks and boogie...

New tribal rules defy logic, fairness

In essence, the new recognition rules announced by the U.S. Department of the Interior provide the worst of both worlds — a watered-down...


Using 'religious liberty' as a weapon

It used to be that budget cuts were the best way to kill a law you hated but lacked the votes to formally repeal. You know, if you can't beat 'em,...

Worst agreement in U.S. diplomatic history

How did it come to this? With every concession, Obama and Kerry made clear they were desperate for a deal.

Hospital affiliation, library loans, and indignation

Executive branch raises, but less money to bury the poor.