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Your newspaper is printed in New England and Connecticut is one of 13 original colonies. In fact, the Town of Preston had the direct son of Elder Standish and Brewsters of Plymouth, Mass. settle here in the 1600s. Connecticut was mostly settled by people who came down from Massachusetts.
Question: Knowing how America was founded, where was our 1620 Thanksgiving story? Are you forgetting our country's traditions? How are all those foreign people coming to America going to learn our customs and assimilate if we don't teach them?
The late Nelson Mandella got a huge cover story as the father of his country. I request you remember our traditions and give George Washington, our first president, front page news in February; with all due respect.