Yes, it was a blizzard - at least for southeastern Connecticut

Yes, it was a blizzard - at least for southeastern Connecticut

Bone-numbing wind and blinding snow was blowing through downtown New London this morning, creating monstrous drifts and making visibility nearly impossible.

Police officer wounded, suspect killed in Boston shootout

A suspect in a motor vehicle stop opened fire on police on Friday evening and seriously wounded a decorated officer before being killed by other officers at the scene, authorities said. An apparent bystander also was shot.

Backus announces new surgical robot for knee and hip surgery

DEEP extends herring ban another year

Herring ban extended in most of Connecticut's inland and marine waters.

Opening day of fishing season is April 11

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection reminded anglers Friday that recent changes to sport fishing regulations include moving the date of Opening Day of trout season forward by one week.

Special meeting on city's finances scheduled for Tuesday in New London

A special meeting of the City Council will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Council Chambers to discuss of the state of the city's finances.

OPINION

More heroin deaths unless state reacts

The DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) just sent out a warning that heroin is being laced with illicit fentanyl. This combination is responsible for the recent spike in overdose deaths.

No one should display such a shameful symbol

This is in response to the article "Supreme Court to rule on Confederate flag license plates," (March 22). Is the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans aware that the Confederate flag was the symbol of a failed insurrection against the United States of America?

Make federal contractors disclose political spending

It is so very important that our election process remain the process of the best person for the position rather than the best person supported by big brother contributions

Obama's inconsistency is an insult to Israel

When it comes to dual standards in Middle East foreign policy, the Obama administration is second to none. Nowhere in the balance of the Reuters story was there any condemnation of Abbas' stance at that time while there is strident criticism of Benjamin Netanyahu's presently. Based on Obama's record I suppose we should not be surprised at this level of hypocrisy, but it does not make it any less unpalatable.

Article didn't capture courage of Susette Kelo

The article, “Experts agree: Luster is off eminent domain after U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Kelo,” (March 21), makes it sound as if Susette Kelo was given some slack in her effort to keep New London from taking her property. a well-kept house. Not so.

Address mental health, don't ban gun rights

I agree there is a serious problem in dealing with mental health issues associated with restraining orders and firearms. I don't think the solution is using statements like Second Amendment Purists and NRA Zealots.

Need plan to reallocate defense dollars

No doubt that building submarines is vital to Connecticut's economy.

She likes Mike, so too should New London

If you are a longtime resident chances are you have strong feelings on the issue of who will be voted in as Mayor in November.

Insulting to deny mistreatment of Viet vets

I have to respond to the letter, “Vietnam vet treatment is often exaggerated,” (March 15). Maybe this definitive piece of (I will call it, politely) information, is just a continuing ripple of quilt from my generation.

Bergdahl on trial

A military court will now assess the circumstances of the prisoner's capture and whether and what military regulations were violated. This is how it should be.

SPECIAL REPORTS

  1. 2015 Blizzard
  2. Top Stories of 2014
  3. City Churches
  4. High School Thanksgiving Football
  5. Make A Difference 2014
  6. Housing Scam
  7. Ebola Updates
  8. World War I: The Cost of Freedom
  9. Sailfest 2014
  10. 2014 Graduations
  11. The Charles W. Morgan: The 38th Voyage
  12. Deadly Addiction: Heroin

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