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'We can only be human together'

In his letter, “What if Gazans had crossed the border?” (June 9), Harry Leiser charges Rev. Steve Jungkeit with “the...

Shameful cartoon mockery on eve of summit

North Korea is the most dangerous regime in the world today. They have developed a ballistic missile that could likely hit anywhere in the U.S. They may soon be able to add a nuclear warhead. Several past U.S. administrations have threatened to...

Cuomo should show courage of convictions

I read the article, ”Judge blocks deportation of pizza worker ordered out...

Nation needs a 'healthy, respectful debate' on gun control

Is there any feeling more unbearable than helplessness? Perhaps only seeing that feeling reflected on the faces of our country’s youth. Like so many others in our country, those faces have led me to reject impotence in favor of action and...

Reader grows tired of Trump bashing by The Day

Boy, you guys at The Day "news" paper can't stop with your propaganda. Article after article of anti-Trump baloney shows just how biased your paper is. You have long given up on pretending to report or comment fairly on anything that comes from...

Hypocrites in the pews, leader in White House

President Trump's victory over evil was truly a historic miracle bolstered by the support and answered prayers of devoted Christians. We are blessed with a strong, fearless leader backing campaign promises to pro-life voters with decisive action...

Enders Island's mission shouldn't be attacked

Enders Island holds a very special place in my heart. It goes back to 1971-72, when I was a Novice and discerning a call to religious life. While I discovered that was not meant to be, I may have left Enders, but Enders never left...

Humane and legal treatment for immigrants in NL

My relatives fled persecution and violence in 1939. The United States did not allow them to enter the country. They returned to Germany and perished in the ovens of the government-run death camps along with millions of others. In 2018 men, women...

Too much Gold Star Bridge bump-bump

I always welcome the results of maintenance and resurfacing projects like the one currently in progress on the southbound side of the Gold Star Bridge. The paving is very smooth. However, every time I cross going southbound and hit the five...

Boat industry boosted by Formica tax initiative

The employees of the Marine Trades Industry of Connecticut would like to say acknowledge Senator Paul Formica, R-East Lyme, for his leadership role in enacting the bill to get sales tax on boat sales in Connecticut rolled back to 2.99 percent.

Also concerned about Otis Library funding

As a longtime volunteer at and supporter of Otis Library, I feel compelled to agree with the well-written letter, “Otis Library...

Never forget D-Day!

June 6, 1944: This year is the 74th Anniversary of D-Day. Not a word was mentioned in your newspaper! How soon we forget the bravery and sacrifices of those who served! Michael Kestigian Waterford Editor’s note: The...

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Move away from cruel border policy that takes kids from parents

Sticking by this policy could prove to be a major political miscalculation by the Trump White House.

More dark clouds over 2016 election

The nation could well be headed for a constitutional crisis, with yet another report feeding conspiracy theories and undermining public confidence in...

Needed housing in Old Lyme

A concern about pedestrian traffic should not be a project stopper and, while busy with traffic, the area is not excessively so.

COLUMNS

Columnist Catherine Rampl

Trump's tariffs are already backfiring

This spring, laundry equipment prices skyrocketed 17 percent, the biggest increase on record. It's hard to see how higher prices expand shoppers'...

Columnist Froma Harrop

Weak environmental policies cost U.S. jobs

The U.S. fisheries, including those on the Gulf of Mexico, employ 1.6 million Americans and rack up $208 billion in annual sales.