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Waterford should send Democrats, both well qualified, to Hartford

Vote Democratic on Nov. 3. It is time to send a nurse to the state Senate and a teacher to the House of Representatives. There is going to be a great deal of attention on the presidential race, but please remember the down-ballot vote for...

McCarty does not represent all, time for her to go

Waterford and Montville's state representative, Kathleen McCarty, voted against the Police Accountability Bill that was brought before the legislature on July 23. This is yet another example of McCarty dismissing her constituents of...

Pam Patalano fought to stop gun range, now send her to Hartford

  Pam Patalano, area residents should recognize the name. Ms. Patalano led the fight to keep the proposed and unwanted police gun range and training facility out of Griswold. She, and a dedicated band of concerned residents, fought...

Leamon uniquely qualified to serve as probate judge

With Judge Nick Kepple’s impending retirement in Connecticut’s Southeastern Regional Probate District, our local Democratic Party has endorsed Beth Ladwig Leamon as their candidate for the November 2020 special election. Beth is...

Quite satisfied with diversity Carney provides

In reference to Michael McClean's letter, “Time to dump Carney, back Rubino in 23rd,” (July 24), some of us who are retired...

Sarah Moriarty, empathetic choice for probate judge

Forty years ago my father said, “If you register independent, you won’t be able to vote in the primaries, and you might want to do that someday." That day has come. Voting for Sarah Moriarty for the Democratic candidate for probate...

Moriarty: probate choice our communities deserve

Attorney Sarah Moriarty is running in the Democratic primary on Aug. 11 for Probate Judge for Groton, Stonington, North Stonington, and Ledyard. As our attorney, she has always exhibited the highest standards in her practice, exemplary...

Student wants to return, sees benefits

I feel it is important to reopen schools for in-person attendance. This is because school provides the main thing that distance learning did not provide much of, human interaction. This key part of school is vital for a couple of reasons.

Toughen up, power outages happen after bad storms

I take issue with the numerous negative comments concerning Eversource’s response to power disruptions caused by Tropical Storm Isaias (“

Vote Moriarty for probate judge Aug. 11

I am writing to strongly endorse and recommend Sarah Moriarty for Probate Judge. In my previous profession writing mortgages I had the privilege to work with Sarah for many years. In addition to real estate closings, she was a major...

NPU could school Eversource on how to keep the lights on

I read with keen interest your August 6 article, “Gov. Lamont wants investigation of utility...

Reopening the schools could be a fateful error

Look what has happened in the last few weeks, the U.S. has more cases than any other country. Of 17 million worldwide cases the U.S. has 4.3 million cases; this is 25% of worldwide cases. The U.S. is only 4.5% of the world population. Opening...



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Fix the plane before landing it for Nov. 3 vote

The last-minute communication problems before Tuesday's primary vote need to be improved upon before the unprecedented use of absentee ballots in the...

It's in everyone's interest to be counted in census

As the final push to count everyone continues, we urge all residents who have not yet been counted to step forward. Don't be intimidated into not...

Eversource investigations must lead to changes

Most frustrating is that the same breakdowns were identified nearly a decade ago and were supposed to have been long ago corrected.


Columnist Paul Choiniere

Good to see Dalio back at it

Barbara Dalio was remarkably unassuming. She did not reek of rich. If she had met me for a business lunch at a Chili’s Restaurant, she would...

Columnist John Kass

Protecting Joe Biden from a debate, and the Susan Rice dilemma

Putting him in a debate would be disastrous for the Democrats. So now liberal pundits are coming up with reasons why debates are unnecessary.

Columnist Lee Elci

Personal encounter with COVID-19 and the bewilderment of health care

Similar to the game “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon,” every person who’d come into contact with my father was considered potentially...