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A close look at present location made him Smiler's Wharf fan

The article, “Developer outlines plan for Smiler’s Wharf project,” (June 18), written by Day Staff Writer Joe Wojtas brought a huge smile to my face that...

Ending frivolous lawsuits will keep doctors practicing

The frustrations and fears expressed by Dr. Jay Ginsberg’s op-ed, “Frustrated and afraid, doctor hanging up...

Changes are needed to rebuild middle class

Today, the inequality of wages between the working class and the elite is approaching levels only seen prior to the Great Depression. From post-World War II through the mid 1970s hourly compensation kept up with increases in productivity.

Help, Old Lyme, beavers have run amok

I recently returned to my beloved neighborhood on Black Hall Pond in Old Lyme. When I visited my 81-year old friend and former neighbor I was shocked to see the damage caused to his property by beavers. His property along Black Hall Pond is under...

Green agenda 'turning our kids into Marxist drones who want to destroy society'

The climate is always changing, so what’s the big deal? We need to think about scientific truth, media bias, and political agendas to resolve climate change issues. Can you smell the stench? Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.

DEEP's compelling case to reject Smiler's Wharf proposals

We attended the meeting regarding the proposed variance to accommodate the Smiler’s Wharf development. In addition to concerns regarding sewage, traffic, parking, and safety, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s...

Make tolling simple, focus on borders

Why is it that Connecticut always makes things as complicated as possible? Rhode Island is making millions of dollars with four toll stations, while Connecticut buries itself in a complex idea that is opposed by most of the people. Put...

Recent letter linking Vietnam and liberalism was 'mind-boggling'

Howard Flora’s recent letter, “Anger over Vietnam sent politics far left,” (June 16), has me shaking my...

Trump-critical press will pay for betrayal

I read your coverage of the Trump rally held in Orlando. I could almost hear your teeth grinding as you "reported" what...

It's Republicans who are betraying country with blind support for Trump

It was irresponsible and dishonorable for President Donald Trump to snarl that Americans who vote for Democrats are “socialist who want to destroy America as we know it.” (Orlando speech, June 18).  Those who have the...

Hold elected leaders to highest ideals

Our country is at a critical moment in its history and in desperate need to find some common ground to bring it together. Our two-party system and many of our citizens have become so tribal and partisan that we can no longer find...

Idealistic proposal not in the political cards

First a positive plug for Day Editorial Page Editor Paul Choiniere for his Monday morning live appearances on the Lee Elci Show on 94.9 FM radio. I always enjoy his comments. I look forward to his fielding calls from the...

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