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    Monday, March 04, 2024
    Letters To The Editor
    Monday, March 04, 2024
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    YOUR LETTERS

    Investigating and divulging the professional backgrounds of Day subscribers who post online comments deters free speech and the open exchange of ideas. It is also a viola...
    Claire Bessette's series (Feb. 26), “Embracing English: for immigrant students, mastering new language means new opportunities,” on new immigrants to Norwich, was extreme...
    Regarding the story headline of Feb. 28, by John Penney, "Building of former Harbor School to be given back to New London," I enjoyed the story even if the headline was a...
    I appreciate First Selectman Dan Cunningham's decisive action in resolving the longstanding dispute surrounding the East Lyme Fire Department. His leadership in establish...
    The purpose of the town charter (approved by voters in November) is to advance the effectiveness and efficiency of town governance. Although the charter did not define th...
    The U.S. can and should lead the world; it's time we did. Consider: In Gaza, Biden has permitted Israel to over-react and slaughter women and children as vengeance. This...
    The facts are clear: PURA, Eversource and United Illuminating (UI) are all in business together when it comes to profitability. These rates for power are already some of ...
    There is a lot of discussion about Eversource increasing its rates by 19%. It is reported there are two reasons for this. One is the mandate to purchase power from the Mi...
    Putting a tacky emergency alert sign on the Quaker Hill Green is an affront. We have been residents in Quaker Hill for 46 years and really like what the town has done wit...
    In response to a letter to the editor Saturday, Feb. 24, "Go south, new retirees," several expenses were not included. Auto registration in Florida is a one-time fee, but...
    Recently, Daniel Drainville wrote a compelling feature, “Waterford ‘paras’ seek more pay,” (Feb. 22) on the merits of public school paraprofessionals, aka teacher aides w...
    I was happy to read that the Vatican is “struggling” with sex cases. The Vatican deserves to struggle, given how long these issues have persisted, in too many cases witho...

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    I don't doubt that electric cars are popular, especially given my personal observations on the road. Even barring models from Tesla, I've seen numerous examples of electr...
    I would like to extend my thanks to multiple local organizations and individuals who assisted in building a wheelchair ramp for a local family in need. To Craig at Holdr...
    I am still trying to wrap my head around the recent decision by the Alabama Supreme Court to call an embryo a child! From what I have read, in the in vitro fertilization...
    I enjoy the op-ed buffet provided each morning by The Day, though I could do with fewer servings of whatever Chris Powell is cooking. His recent column gratuitously slam...
    I read the Chris Powell column (Feb. 20), “US Wrecks Ukraine,” with disbelief. In the article, Mr. Powell blames the United States for Russia's invasions of Ukraine in bo...
    Chris Powell's article in The Day (Feb. 20) reeks of false and misleading information. First, he makes the preposterous claim that the U.S. instigated the war in Ukraine ...
    I'm responding to Chris Powell's op-ed piece in The Day (Feb. 20), “Murphy’s pork is inflation; U.S. wrecks Ukraine.” I've read many of Mr. Powell's articles and generall...
    After reading the opinion piece in The Day (Feb. 20), “Murphy’s pork is inflation; U.S. wrecks Ukraine,” I glanced back at who the author was and was shocked it wasn’t Vl...
    An AP news article by Nicole Winfield, “Vatican struggles with sex cases,” reminds me of how Mystic's St. Patrick's Church struggles with the inability to listen. The art...
    On Feb. 21, Russell Fowler of Noank retired from his longtime employment as Superintendent of the Noank Water Company, at a dinner held in his honor at the Noank Fire Dis...
    I have been coaching high school girls in cross country and track for over 40 years. There are two areas where girls are being discriminated against by our federal and st...
    Several years ago I visited London. Behind my hotel was a lovely park with a large war memorial dedicated to British soldiers who lost their lives in the Gulf War, and th...
    To all soon-to-be-retirees who live In Connecticut, I moved to Florida at age 69. I am 81 now and, to be nearer my grandchildren, I returned to Connecticut on a fixed inc...
    I am writing to express my strong support for the creation of a historic site on Mount Decatur in Gales Ferry, commemorating its significance during the War of 1812. As o...
    In response to Chris Powell’s fairy tale (The Day, Feb. 20), “US wrecks Ukraine,” everyone interested should read the treaty made in 1994, between Ukraine and Russia and ...
    The First Amendment guarantees our right to peaceably assemble. The second, as currently interpreted, guarantees our right to carry guns. These two rights are in tension ...
    The primary criticism of my recent op-ed in support of universal school meals can be summarized as, “but someone has to pay for it!” Yes, if we want to have a well-functi...
    The recent article, “Yes, there was such a thing as free lunch, and we all loved it,” (The Day, Feb. 13) by Mr. Gauthier on the "value“ of free breakfast and lunch at pub...
    Those people that want all guns out of the hands of the average citizen may not have long to wait. While we currently have the second amendment to protect our rights, we ...
    It is truly sad to see the passing of Alexei Navalny in such unjust circumstances. As his detractors will point out, Navalny at times demonstrated some of the most odious...
    I find it surprising that Governor Lamont, who purports to be working toward reducing carbon emissions, would not support the use of public transportation to reduce the n...
    A group of CT Republican legislators introduced a pair of bills supposedly to protect children, but that are really just part of the same anti-transgender agenda being dr...
    DW Gibson (LA Times) in The Day, Feb. 9, “How to turn down the border pressure,” displays either negligence or willful deception. He claims that those who say that immigr...
    I was on the edge of my seat watching the Super Bowl as the game went back and forth to end in regulation in a tie. Both defenses did a tremendous job of keeping their op...
    Puzzle kerfuffle: I just want to speak in support of the slightly harder crossword puzzle that had begun appearing recently in The Day, before a decision was reached to r...
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