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    Tuesday, February 27, 2024
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    Coast Guard lookout

    If the newest superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy succeeds in the strategic planning mission assigned by his boss, Admiral Linda Fagan, the commandant, it will...

    Editorials

    Two years ago this month President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law. Getting the $1.2 trillion plan through Congress required bipartisan ...
    There were plenty of happy children on hand when New London officially reopened the newly refurbished Toby May Park playground late last month. That was no opening day-s...
    Gov. Ned Lamont will indeed be making the right choice if he makes expansion of affordable housing a priority for the three years remaining in his second term. But how s...
    This past week the region learned of Ørsted’s decision to move forward with the Revolution Wind project that will send enough electricity to Connecticut and Rhode Island...

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    In the weeks since the terrorist organization Hamas launched its rockets into Israel, igniting the latest round of seemingly endless war in the Middle East, Americans hav...
    What’s most disconcerting about Rep. Mike Johnson, the new House speaker, is not his extreme social and political conservatism, his wafer-thin resumé of seven years in Co...
    Last week’s horrific shooting in Maine that left 18 dead and 13 others wounded has already raised the questions that have become familiar after mass casualty events. What...
    Tony Sheridan had a long-held vision for a way to help entrepreneurs build a solid foundation for their businesses, bolster the local economy and return New London to its...
    The House Republican spasm that began with bomb thrower Matt Gaetz’s vendetta against Speaker Kevin McCarthy and saw the conference’s civil war cycle through five leaders...

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    Thirty-three state attorneys general left, right and center have filed suit in California federal court against internet giant Meta, and another nine are suing the compan...
    This is how far the GOP has fallen: House Republicans on Wednesday unanimously elected as speaker a man who actively tried to overturn the 2020 presidential election resu...
    Every year, from mid-October to early December, millions of Medicare beneficiaries get the chance to pick a new health plan. With dozens to choose from and a blizzard of ...
    Ask any parent about the time their kids spend on mobile devices, and you’ll likely hear the same refrain: It’s too much. Excessive use of smartphones and social media is...
    News, or shall we say “news,” of a horrid attack spread faster than you can say “IDF”: Israel had bombed a hospital in Gaza, killing hundreds. Without bothering to verify...
    The U.S. House of Representatives must get back to the work for which the members were elected and for which they are paid. That means it must elect a speaker, and soon. ...
    As with most communities in our region, Stonington needs more affordably priced housing. The Pawcatuck section of the town is not the reason for this shortcoming, yet it...
    Whether the matter is of formidable geopolitical import or merely a kid’s choir concert, showing up is one of the best ways to convey support. So the mere physical presen...
    The fight against climate change commands the support of governments across much of the world. Targets for carbon abatement have gotten more ambitious and policies to add...
    U.S. President Joe Biden flew into a still-reeling Israel today to deliver two crucial messages, one that will surely be welcome, another more difficult. Especially now,...