LATEST EDITORIALS

Whaling painting will stay where it belongs − New London

Custom House Maritime Museum director Susan Tamulevich was no more inclined than 19th century whalers to let this big catch get away without a fight.

Trump rules and Texas law aim to make discrimination legal

The scope of the administration’s plan is a worrying step backward, a startling regression to a long bygone era of legally sanctioned bigotry. .

Don't follow Bolton down path to war with Iran

National Security Adviser John Bolton, who addresses the Coast Guard Academy Graduation class Wednesday, is repeating the mistakes of the past with his regime-change zealotry.

Rodney Butler: 2019 Citizen of the Year

Rodney Butler stands out amongst a new generation of tribal leaders who took advantage of the business model their predecessors built, receiving the education and training necessary to contribute to the family business.

Going after the generics Goliath

Among the causes and effects making American health care unaffordable for many and expensive for all, the manipulated pricing of generic drugs looms large and ugly. It is the triumph of corporate greed over all the motives shared by everyone else.

New London indeed needs 'accountability' as to how it failed its kids

At the forum, audience members questioned whether some offenders had been protected or inappropriately promoted due to favoritism and nepotism within the school system. They deserve answers.

Close the deal on tolls, improve state ranking

Connecticut ranked 46th in both infrastructure and fiscal stability and 30th for its economy. These poor performers are related.

Arrest of reporter in Bridgeport was an abuse of power

It looks like police were trying to suppress coverage of the situation. Or maybe O’Neill had written stories police didn’t like. Reporters do that. In any event, this abuse of police authority is unacceptable.

Meanwhile in San Francisco

The fact that police obtained warrants doesn’t means the searches were legal.

Handling sex scandal in New London schools a test of leadership

The matter raises many troubling questions. The challenge facing Ritchie’s administration is to answer them straightforwardly. It is off to a bad start.

Conn students seek a sense of urgency

Connecticut College runs awareness programs on sexual issues facing students. Yet students say the it needs to do better at reaching everyone and, when an assault nevertheless occurs, persuading a victim to take advantage of the help offered.

New London forum is the right idea

We expect both councilors and members of the public to think carefully about accessibility, convenience, security, what can be expected from the lease with the landlord, and whether the building meets the needs.

YOUR LETTERS

New London community must show its unity in wake of scandal

New London is shocked, angry, and heartbroken to learn that trusted teachers, coaches, and administrators engaged in or allowed our children to be...

Turn Mueller Report into a bestseller

A gift horse has been led to our president. An opportunity exists for him to pay off our national debt and finance all the walls he wants to...

How could women back Alabama abortion law?

I was blessed to give birth to a healthy baby girl many years ago. I know the joy that brings to a woman, especially when you first feel...

COLUMNS

Columnist Richard Cohen

Hungarian leader is offensive in the present tense, but he offends the past as well

Trump's welcome of Orbán is in a class of its own. Orbán is not merely a "tough man" -- so were Hitler and Stalin -- but a smotherer of...

Columnist Jennifer Rubin

Pete Buttigieg creates another media moment

Buttigieg, in appearing on Fox News Sunday night, helped his cause tremendously. Projecting the same calm, incisiveness and wit that have impressed...

Columnist Froma Harrop

Engineered babies and not-so-good intentions

Here's the dilemma: Gene editing could be used for enormous good or enormous harm.