Renewed museum location debate risks losing it

Many talented designers, planners and engineers, both in and out of government are working hard to design an environmentally and structurally sound museum on the waterfront.

'Very unsettling' plover deaths threaten species

The actions of a few diminish the shoreline experience and threaten to reduce access to the shoreline for all.

Seaside Master Plan fails several tests

The state has produced a plan for Seaside State Park unlike any of the proposals it discussed with the public.

Perpetual-growth economy is impossible goal

Classical economic theories assume that unlimited resources in a finite world can provide for the unlimited desires of mankind. Unfortunately, the resources are limited.

Stopping heroin at the source

It's difficult to win this fight while the heroin keeps flowing in.

The time Ali finally came home to his class reunion

'He was 43 years old and beautiful; heavier, slower, but still gorgeous.'

Orlando attack shook her to the core

A shared bond is what makes the safety and solidarity of the LGBTQ community so profoundly important.

Coast Guard Museum location debate 'is over'

Despite what critics say, the downtown location offers the best access, visibility, sustainability and positive economic impact for the entire city.

Provide Pawcatuck sidewalk to prevent more tragedy

The absence of a sidewalk is not just a matter of public safety — it’s a moral issue.

New CT tourism website worth the visit

The website allows the visitor to focus on a particular region of interest such as Mystic Country, the center of tourism in Connecticut.

Requiring young adults to serve country would help unite it

This service need not be military. It can be any number of services in support of America — health care, conservation, law enforcement, construction or education, for example.

Enough already with the Sanders Campaign

Sanders does not deserve a movement, and his losing campaign does not deserve unusual deference and concessions.


Fight to protect reproductive choice continues

The court’s 5-3 decision found that the Texas anti-abortion law, cloaked in the pretext of protecting women’s health, simply does not...

Rhode Island's decision to pay strikers sends wrong message

Rhode Island sends message to businesses that if their employers strike the state will side with labor by paying unemployment.

Opening old records could help new veterans

State law should allow the release of medical records from long-ago wars to help treatment of victims of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.


Some Republicans buck (and duck) Trump

Trump has been ordering fellow Republicans to fall in line and show some respect to their newly elevated leader.

Brexit’s cautionary tale for Trump supporters

The gap between what Trump promises and what he can possibly deliver is even wider than in the Brexit example.

Britain to EU: Good riddance

Brits were tired of being dictated to by an unelected and unaccountable elite in Brussels and tired of the wave of immigrants who refused to...