Open the books, meetings of Partnership for Connecticut

With $100 million in state matching funds being promised, the public has the right to learn more about the ideas and plans for spending it to improve education.

Aging 'war birds' are a legacy at risk

The crash at Bradley killed seven people. It also destroyed one more vintage aircraft. Is it wise to fly the few remaining planes at the risk of losing them?

New London council was left adrift

The mayor handed his opponent an issue. Whoever wins the Nov. 5 election should never again allow a project to so dramatically expand without bringing it back to the council.

Odd moves and astonishing tweet suggest Trump's unhinged

Abandoning this ally to a potential slaughter by a much stronger opponent is morally wrong. It also happens to be a terrible foreign policy and military decision.

Getting ready for local election season

Our readers have ample opportunities to become informed about their choices on Election Day, Nov. 5.

The sooner the better in school social work

By addressing problems early, school counselors and social workers help individual students in real time. They may also be able to intervene with one who is unusually troubled, which could prevent the student from hurting themselves or others far in...

NCAA, student athletes and fairness

NCAA athletes are the talent that fuels a multibillion-dollar entertainment industry.

President's distractions aren't working

Americans know instinctively that good government in a democracy relies on rule of law and civil discourse. As this week has progressed, they have seen an increasingly stark contrast with the outbursts of the president.

One year later, Jamal Khashoggi has been proved right

The Saudi regime continues to suffer the consequences of its persecutions — especially of women seeking greater rights — and its intervention in Yemen.

Public needs confidence in wind power negotiations

People need to know that those negotiating on their behalf will get the state -- and the city -- the best possible deal.

Don't underestimate the lethal mosquito

The insects are spreading the potentially deadly Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus in Connecticut. Two people have died from the infection.

Don't let new law allowing secret trials stand

If this law remains, it is quite possible it would not stand up to a constitutional challenge. But it shouldn’t have to come to that. It should be repealed.


Want his vote? Then don't text him

Dear politicians: Since 2010 when I was harassed by Ned Lamont, I have kept my number off my voter registration in order to avoid calls soliciting...

Lyme P&Z needs House and Gigliotti

Lyme voters will have the opportunity to vote for an outstanding candidate for one of two open seats on the Planning and Zoning Commission. Carol...

Day should further investigate nun assault allegations

Your much reported and detailed story of the


Columnist Paul Choiniere

Connecticut's accidental governor needs to find his voice

Nearly one year into his term, Ned Lamont has yet to find an inspirational message.

Columnist Margaret Sullivan

Warren pregnancy smear reveals a poisoned media world

Ancient meeting minutes may not show pregnancy forced Warren from her teaching job, but genuine reporting backs her story.

Columnist David Ignatius

Trump opens door for Islamic State resurgence

A revived Islamic State would pose a threat to the U.S. homeland. This frightening risk of "snatching defeat from the jaws of victory" is a result of...