Sticky fingers don't deter neighborly green thumbs

Being part of a community garden is no visit to Eden, but doing it anyway in spite of the periodic setbacks makes it all the more worthwhile.

Lighthouse’s neighbors started this fight

The neighbor to the north filed a lawsuit based on an erroneous claim, while the neighbor to the south blocked the one safe path to the lighthouse.

Malloy policy threatens our community's health

We know that if these cuts and taxes go through that we will enter dystopian times. We must consider the harsh reality of reduced access to or complete absence of vital services.

Day veteran looks back at wild, wonderful times

Back in the day at The Day, they worked hard, partied hard and put out a heck of a newspaper.

Drug price controls discourage investment, prevent cures

The high price of each successful medicine reflects the need to cover not only that drug’s high research costs, but also the expenses of all the potential medicines that failed to secure FDA approval.

Trying to shield the pain, dad prevented the healing

I did not meet my father until I was a year and a half old. When he returned from World War II to the states in late 1945.

Moral people must stand with Israel

Roger Waters appearance at an Old Lyme conference reconfirmed something most people already know: many celebrities are not very intelligent.

Rabin and optimism killed 20 years ago

Over the past 20 years, I’ve come to the sad conclusion that the goal of Rabin’s assassin — to bring the Oslo peace process to a halt — was largely achieved.

Maritime Society attacks unfair and unwarranted

"What is the motivation for this biased attack on the society and its leadership? Where is any balanced reference to the society’s side of the story?"


Pfizer's greedy play

Corporations say the corporate tax rate of 35 percent in the United States is excessive. In truth, very few corporations pay that rate.

Investing in New London's teachers

New London is undertaking a major transition of its public schools. Success, however, depends on attracting and retaining good teachers.

Republicans exploitive, Democrats comatose, leadership lacking

Crises such as these are the moments when real leadership has a chance to emerge. So far, there’s been too little of it.


Nation is concerned, but is our president?

On the handling of Syrian refugees, the Democratic Party is about to face a critical test that could have ramifications in many elections to come.

Zuckerberg’s paternity leave is a big deal

Outside of the tech sector, relatively few Americans have access to paid family leave.

Bellicose Trump sets GOP tone on Syria

Republican presidential contenders offering little more than bellicose rhetoric and overblown pledges of toughness.