Straight scoop on East Lyme school project

East Lyme has three top performing elementary schools, not juat one, as a recent advertisement suggested.

This 'national debt' we can pay off daily

Let us be more aware that we stand on the shoulders of sacrificing and courageous ancestors

Not Scott’s fault Groton school funding blocked

It was a state official who went back on the promise of added state funding for Groton school construction, not Rep. Scott.

Griswold location best option to give troopers needed training

Currently, troopers train on a range in Simsbury situated at the base of Avon Mountain, well within a flood plain, and abutted by the Farmington River.

Diverse duo helped make Niantic Bay Boardwalk a reality

Many will enjoy the beautiful shoreline walk because of bipartisan leadership and the dedication of many volunteers.

The time is right for term limits

The recent budget challenges in state government show that it is time to shake things up in Hartford. A good place to start reform is in the legislature itself.

Traditional college not always best path into today's job market

While college has long been the preferred path to higher education, more and more young people today are considering alternative routes.

Mohegan Riverwalk project would boost economy

The Mohegans, who on Friday announced their plans to purchase the nearly 400-acre property, have a powerful vision for the Preston Riverwalk.

Boost sub production for national security

America faces a decade-long gap in American undersea power that is a threat to national and global security.

She is laid off as 1% grows richer

'How can the richest state in the country fire middle class public servants when there are clearly better and smarter choices to make?'

Save Edgerton's middle class

Why accelerate the decline of a community that is slipping down out of the middle-class by adding low-income housing?

Give New London kids school resources they need

Meeting the needs of New London's students goes well beyond the maintenance of its schools.


I-95 problems: Be part of the solution

Since driver behavior is one factor that can be controlled on the overcrowded highway, why not start with that?

Honoring silent sentinels on Memorial Day

'The soldier above all other people prays for peace, for he must bear and suffer the deepest wounds and scars of war.'

Clinton undercut by self-inflicted damage

Hillary Clinton’s greatest vulnerability as a candidate is the perception among a large segment of the voting public that she cannot be...


Nuanced policy needed in U.S.-Turkey plan

Turkey and U.S. efforts to stop the Islamic State in Syria could unravel unless both proceed carefully.

State park visitors can skip the change

In the recent legislative session, lawmakers lifted what was arguably a form of triple taxation.

Obama sets aside arrow of history

One of Obama's favorite quotations is about the arrow of history: “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”