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“The newspaper should be more than a business enterprise. It should also be the champion and protector of the public interest and defender of the people’s rights.”
- Theodore Bodenwein
Sad Connecticut; I continue being asked the same question, but now with increased frequency. That question is, “When are you leaving?” I feel awkward and defensive when I try to justify remaining. I’m not dumb. I...
I am writing because of the deplorable state our country has adopted as the result of President George W. Bush and his invasion of a country to get even for a perceived affront of his father. We invaded a country under false pretenses. This...
I would like to commend and recognize the East Lyme Public Works Department for the terrific job they do. Their work is not recognized enough; especially all the things done behind the scenes that most of the residents/public do not...
Concerning the proposed commuter rail line, I would like to ask U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney one simple question: Why? The towns and cities that it cuts through are not walkable. Why would someone get on a train and get off where they either...
At long last our governor has come, we hope, to his senses about ending the egregious taxes facing the middle case. He and the legislators must also put an end to the phony nonprofit making millions for those in charge at our expense. The...
Thinking of our senior citizens in North Stonington, who received no raise in their Social Security checks, are burdened with an increase in medical insurance and an increase coming in town taxes, I proposed an option to the Board of Selectmen...
So North Stonington, in its infinite wisdom, is again bringing a new school building proposal to the taxpayers. They would like to spend $38.2 million on this project. They think that the state will allot the town more than $16...
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