Stonington planning director targets public comments on Smiler's

There have been calls for Jason Vincent, director of planning in Stonington, to recuse himself from...


Strecker's trying to drum up interest in football and dispel some myths

Example: A concussion is inevitable, if one decides to partake of high school football.


Rick's List — Naive Edition

The other evening at a dinner party, I made on offhand comment, something about, "Gosh, I...

An Allagash River Adventure, Part I: Surviving squalls, wind and bugs on an exquisite, 90-mile wilderness river

Resplendent with churning rapids, sparkling lakes, dense forests and panoramic views of distant...

Friends without borders

In 2011, the United Nations declared July 30 an International Day of Friendship.


Judy Shelton is a dangerous pick for the Fed board

Shelton's about-faces call into question whether she would safeguard the Fed's political independence, a feature necessary for it to function.

Like it or not, Trump is on a roll

Democrats haven't figured out a way to stop his forward momentum, even when they believe it's taking the country over a cliff.

Finding some courage in Hartford?

Connecticut's history has shown that raising taxes, while seeming hard at first, is always the easiest thing in the end. Of course tolls are taxes too.

Who is the inspirational C.C. Scott?

A real person or a sort of avatar for the caring people whose work aims to heal the spirit if not fully cure the body?

Biden's electability is a myth

Voters cast ballots for Trump because they were tired of the political establishments of both parties that ignored them or took their votes for granted. Biden is the epitome...

Climate change has minor winners and big losers

Saudi Arabia would be the hardest hit. Among the larger economies, India would suffer greatly, as well as Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa.