Why voter anger? ‘It’s the economy, stupid!’

The economy for most Americans is not getting better, it is getting worse.

Focus on zoning, not on occupants

A majority of the proposed changes that would allow development of the Edgerton school property for affordable housing come from within current regulations.

Meatless Monday humane and good for kids

Meatless Monday is a great way to tackle childhood obesity. A healthier generation of students is counting on us.

Educational investment that works and is affordable

It’s no wonder that the waiting list for magnet schools in Hartford has more than 15,000 students, almost four times the number of seats available.

For state candidates Trump is wrong test

The real test: “Are you dedicated to rebuking the economic policies championed by Governor Malloy and the legislative Democratic majority?"

State failed 'Dylan' by dropping attorney program

Doing away with a policy meant to assure threatened children has the legal protection they needed has proved to be a terrible mistake.

Train crash survivor blames crass politics

'I’m happy to be home with my family − there were moments when I thought I might never see them again.'

Building a better road to a college community

Beyond making the road safer for pedestrians, re-engineering the Mohegan Avenue corridor would also help to restore a sense of place to Connecticut College.

Poor homes, poor policies are failing the children

Many of these young moms have no idea what it takes to be a good parent because they've never seen it done.

Domestic violence often includes abuse of pets

As integral members of the family, pets are sources of comfort providing strong emotional support and are often entwined in the trauma of domestic violence.

The Ghosts of Kelo Haunting West Haven

Like New London, West Haven promises that the plan will create jobs and bring in revenue through property taxes, but it is not clear that the project will even be built.

Recalling Syria in happier times

Tragic mistakes led to the ruin of Syira. Working with Russia, even it means Assad remains in power, offers the best chance to end the killing.


Hong, a fighter, in Norwich's 46th

Bonnie Hong seems particularly well suited to represent Norwich’s 46th District in the state House of Representatives.

Incumbent McCarty in 38th House District

McCarty will join other Republicans in demanding structural change in state budgeting and working toward fiscal sustainability.

Right and wrong ways to welcome visitors

As long as Connecticut has its figurative hand out to accept visitors’ dollars, those visitors deserve better. Refurbished depot cafe shows...


My write-in vote, 2 weeks to decide

I will not vote for Hillary Clinton. But I could never vote for Donald Trump.

Election Day approaches, world holds its breath

Traveling on three continents over the past two months, I have heard widespread anxiety about the state of the world and who will lead the U.S.

If Clinton wins, guess who is to blame?

If their highest priority was defeating Hillary Clinton, then Republicans should never have voted for Trump in the primaries, perhaps the one person...