YOUR LETTERS

Day correct, include GOP in talks

We echo the sentiments expressed in The Day regarding the Connecticut state budget, “Include Republicans in state budget talks,” (May...

Geese-chasing dogs is poor Preston policy

Concerning the article, “Preston considering hiring border collies to scare geese from park,” (May 15), regarding the Preston Board of Selectmen wanting to use Border Collies to stare off the...

Fix damaged section of Ocean Avenue

I should like to make an observation on the condition of the roads in New London. Most of the main thoroughfares in New London are in reasonable good condition with the glaring exception of the city-owned portion of Ocean Avenue between Niles...

Warren speaks truth and so faces attacks

Froma Harrop in a recent column, “The left is wrong on fast-track trade issue,” (May 16), accused Sen. Elizabeth Warren of...

Don't let corporations set Pacific trader rules

Your editorial, “Engage Asia-Pacific,” (May 18), urges us to embrace a “pivot to Asia” by supporting the “Trans-Pacific...

System is broken

Your editorial, “Tsarnaev sentence,” (May 19), points out, once again, the great short-coming in the U.S. Justice System; the lengthy appeals...

East Lyme Finance Board member will improve process

In response to the letter, "Budget process restart after East Lyme ignored rules," (May 18), I offer this, my apology. The...

Witch hazel defined

When next you write about witch hazel, “Historians take ‘Initiative’ in Essex,” (May 14), please let readers know that...

Lower welfare ranks with living wages

A living wage for anyone who is willing to work is important. We don't get to choose how smart we are, or what social class we're born into, but we can certainly all choose to be productive or be lazy in our own ways. No one deserves to suffer...

Take a closer look at North Stonington budget

There is not a big increase in North Stonington's budget this year, but it may be a year of accountability. I am asking every taxpayer to review the proposed budget and see where and how our tax dollars are being spent. Are there some groups and...

Disarming our police will invite chaos

In light of what's transpired over the last several months with civil unrest, and protests that were far from peaceful, you would think the last thing on President Obama's mind would be to take away the tools so vital to police in these...

Tax system needs a drastic overhaul

Our civilization is facing a major crisis. Our national, state and local governments are facing larger debits than ever before. The problem is being overlooked by legislators. The problem is the tax code. When humans worked and got paid for...

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LATEST EDITORIALS

Isn't Mumford Cove tax break enough?

Groton would not allow either Groton Long Point or Mumford Cove to be built today with their residents’-only beaches.

Honoring silent sentinels on Memorial Day

Americans need to remember because those who sacrificed deserve it and because blocking out the reality that the day represents would be a perilous...

Enriching the lessons of state history

The state’s history lessons too often focus only on the wealthy and powerful from our past.

COLUMNS

Social liberal shift is now undeniable

On multiple social issues, Americans have indeed become more likely to adopt the standard lefty stance.

Like life, testing must be high-stakes

Connecticut’s schools practice the social promotion of students. Nearly every student who shows up is given a high school diploma even if he...

Obama’s hot-air Coast Guard Academy commencement address

Too bad graduates of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy had to endure a commencement address by President Obama on “climate change.”