NEWS COLUMNS

Bargain gambling at Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun?

If Connecticut legalizes betting, the tribes say they would stop making payments on their slot...

Might the Pequots hire Dan Malloy?

Gov. Malloy, who has been a good friend to the state's gambling tribes, will be in need of a new...

Whoa! Nothing has been built at Fort Trumbull because of DEEP?

Maybe it's time to stop shopping for developers and restore the old neighborhood of homeowers in...

The New London house I sold for $129K in 1988 just went for $35k

The sales history of 15 Amity St. does not tell a positive story of New London real estate prices.

Is the New London Shipway apartment development foundering?

A letter indicating the developer has listed the project with a real estate broker has been...

Looking for New London revenue in all the wrong places

The General Assembly should let New London and other cities have new revenues, like maybe a sales...

SPORTS COLUMNS

Joe and Nancy Baude personify what turns cities into communities

A ceremony Monday honoring Mr. and Mrs. New London, otherwise known as Joe and Nancy Baude, brought...

The players have helped make it fun with play for the Sun

The current group of Sun players actually like it here. They want to be here. They accept the drill...

Have Red Sox unearthed new math ... or is it simply pettiness?

I'd never put it past some highbrow sabermetrician to combine launch angle with exit velo and a...

Wrestlers stayed in touch with Snitkin long after wearing NFA's red and white

NFA's Carl Snitkin: Among the state's greatest high school wrestling coaches. But even better: A...

CIAC's latest boys' basketball edict betrays all hints of equity

The dizzying level to which the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, the state's...

The WNBA, officially, got it right this time

Here is a truth we hold to be self-evident: We all know more about officiating basketball than the...

FEATURES COLUMNS

My campaign against lawns

While browsing the garden supply aisle of a store the other day, it occurred to me that there are...

Rick's List — Royal Wedding Edition

Dateline London — The Day has sent me here to cover the Royal...

Why did the chicken cross the road in front of the runner?

While I loped along on my morning run the other day I nearly trampled a neighbor’s chicken...

Rick's List -- annual spring landscaping edition

It's time for my annual thoughts on landscaping and the fact that we don't do any: 1.

An Old Mystic original

Charles Q. Eldredge’s autobiography begins, “When I was four years of age I had a...

Rick's List - hypnosis edition

By the time you read this, I will have been professionally hypnotized. Indeed, as part of...

OPINION COLUMNS

The GOP's fear factor

It seems the GOP has joined the other side and has become part of the problem rather than the solution.

Trump has hurled us into a constitutional crisis

Trump is determined to use the Justice Department and the FBI to punish those he sees as political enemies. This is a crisis, and it will get worse.

Stormy Daniels's lawyer is a media star − so why is he threatening journalists?

Avenatti is effective, in part, because he plays the same game as Trump, with a gleeful willingness to attack and an instinct for manipulating journalistic appetites.

After brief dive into New London politics, candidate running for mayor of Providence

Just a few short months ago, Robert DeRobbio was on the ticket for New London school board. Now he is seeking the top job in Providence.

North Korea is acting up because Trump has it cornered

A cornered animal roars, precisely because it is cornered. Stand firm, Mr. President, and don't let up the pressure.

Democrats must keep their eyes on the November prizes

Democrats should worry less about whether a given primary candidate is progressive or centrist and more about whether he or she can connect with voters.