Exploring solutions to the I-95 problem

It is perhaps worse than we thought.

New test scores a needed reality check for Connecticut

The new test scores suggest expectations for our students were being set too low.

Next for Sound View? Restrooms, please

Welcomed improvements are anticipated for the Old Lyme beach community, but giving people a place to go, so to speak, is also needed.

Limiting gun access

Every conflict, from the mundane to the serious — not just domestic disputes and robberies, but traffic altercations and bar fights — is more deadly in the U.S. because of the presence of guns.

Could Block Island wind farm be first and last?

It is remarkable, in an unfortunate way, that this will be the nation's first offshore wind project.

New London's great debate

City voters who watched (or will take the time to do so) were treated to a substantive debate.

Learning behind bars

Studies show that prisoner education is cost-effective in reducing recidivism.

Taking 'crash' out of Norwich's Route 82 'alley'

Eliminating the crossing of oncoming lanes along Route 82 in Norwich will prevent the majority and often most serious of the accidents there.

New London ethics finding not credible

Elected leaders have the right to respond to their critics without facing ethics complaints.

Fixing Groton Ambulance a big challenge

The larger issue is the ability of these nonprofit services, with their volunteer leaders, to adequately handle the intricacies of current ambulance service work.

Men of action avert a massacre

Quick thinking and bravery combined to prevent a likely mass killing on Paris-bound train.

Patrons share blame for DMV lines

Thousands who stood in line at Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicle offices last week didn't need to be there.


Obama is Chamberlain for 21st century threat

President Obama's and Democrats' policies toward terrorists amounts to: How can we appease you? Let us count the ways. Close Guantanamo...

Give manual shifters some room please!

Every new driver on our roads should have to pass their test on a manual shift, as well as an automatic! I say that because if someone has never...

Poor traffic control after bad I-95 crash

I am responding to the accident on I-95 Aug. 15. I know this was an enormous job trying to save lives and clean up the highway, but I feel that...


Tragedy in Roanoke personalized the 'media'

President Obama and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe were quick to exploit the incident, predictably calling for more gun laws, but laws do not stop...

GOP confronts reality Trump could win

That jolt you felt Thursday morning wasn’t an earthquake, it was the detonation of the Quinnipiac bomb.

Government jobs invested in manufacturing poverty

Where are all this poverty and child neglect coming from and how can they be reversed? Why do so many kids today have poor parents or none at all?