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North Stonington stories lacking in The Day

As a strong supporter of independent newspapers — and The Day in particular — and having often written in support of the exemplar photography staff, I wonder what has happened to coverage of North Stonington in your...

Fix stink and blight to revive Thames Street in Groton

I'm very excited to read about renewed efforts to revitalize Groton's Thames Street. However, two things must happen for any...

East Lyme mistaken if it builds police station minus cells

This responds to the newly purchased Honeywell building for the newly established East Lyme Police...

Don't strip resources for drug research

Eastern Connecticut finds itself at the center of the growing fields of health care and pharmaceutical research. These industries are part of the fabric of our communities and have a local, national, and global impact of which we can be proud.

A changed date would allow 'Dreamers' to fulfill their dreams

The U.S. Supreme Court has the case that will determine the fate of the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program. Many long-time undocumented U.S. residents await the outcome with serious concern that an adverse decision could...

Editorial was off base on the politics of health care

Your editorial, “How to lose to Trump in 2020,” (Nov. 10), loses or confuses the point in its appeals to supposed electoral...

Say no to tolls and stop wasting money

The Lamont transportation fraud. Governor Ned Lamont and any Democrats who support this tolling transportation plan should be ashamed of themselves. First by lying during the campaign about only tolling trucks, and second by raising taxes again...

Local democracy needs folks willing to serve

National and state politics get most of the media’s attention, yet 90 percent of our democracy functions locally. The citizen volunteers that serve on town boards, councils and commissions are the true champions of our system of...

Clearly Lamont doesn't care about southeastern Connecticut

−Our governor insists on tolling the Gold Star Bridge. It shows his total disregard for the military members stationed at the Submarine Base and Groton residents in general.  If you want to go to the mall, Best Buy, Target,...

Coach's legacy lives on in the officers he helped develop

Coach Bill George announced yesterday's game would be his last as the head football coach at the Coast Guard Academy after 21 seasons. He  departs as the all-time Academy football leader in wins. With the exception of the other...

Please support banning plastics in Groton town

I am writing on behalf of Bring You Own GROTON − that’s Bring Your Own Bag − a group popping up in towns all over the state. On Tuesday the Groton Town Council will hold a public hearing on an ordinance about...

Seek real truth of Trump's great success

If you want to know news that isn't fake, watch "Fox" or "One American News" television. Not what you read in the newspapers, as most print fake data from the Washington Post, CNN, and others on the left.  Open your eyes...

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