Mystic development plans should align with existing zoning

Seaport Marine is not a neighborhood. It is a business. This marine business property should be rebuilt under the existing Marine Commercial zoning

Environmental partnership helps improve access to health care in eastern Connecticut

Former Triangle Wire plant became a United Community and Family Services facility after brownfields cleanup.

I want more immigrants - and a citizenship question

Canada and Australia let in high percentages of legal immigrants and take tough stances in controlling their borders. Both countries ask about citizenship on their censuses.

Student has fond memories of teacher now caught up in controversy

I strongly believe Mr. Chokas had only the best intentions for the students for which he cared so dearly.

Aid-in-dying laws gain momentum

I urge the lawmakers in Connecticut and every state to let the evidence and data guide policy making and authorize this compassionate option without further delay.

Who needs state-controlled media? Trump has Fox’s Tucker Carlson

In Carlson's formulation, any criticism of Trump's diplomacy equates to advocacy of a nightmare war with North Korea.

Our politics is in a partisan death spiral. That's why I'm leaving the GOP

The two-party system has evolved into an existential threat to American principles and institutions.

Political paralysis puts institutions that protect freedom at risk

We should keep working to maintain and expand freedom and the maximization of human potential that freedom can make possible.

Despite polls, history says Warren and Sanders will do well in New Hampshire

Starting with Sen. Ed Muskie (D-Maine) in 1972 and continuing through Bernie Sanders’ big win in 2016, every single major POTUS candidate from a neighboring state either won the New Hampshire primary or came in second.

Fit to print

Even the most ardent newspaper critics will rue the day their local newspaper publishes a story of its own demise on the front page of its final edition.

Humans and dogs have a deep evolutionary link

One hypothesis suggest human-dog teams were much better hunters than groups of either alone, helping the survial and evolutionary advancement of both species.

'The time has to begin an impeachment inquiry'

This president has shown contempt for the truth, has attacked our institutions, and has ignored the Constitution he swore to defend.


Trump's racist trope must be condemned

We should be shocked that a president, in the year 2019, would stoop to such a racist approach to his political opponents, but we are beyond shock...

Elegy for some gentle giants

For generations, copper beech trees were the ultimate survivors, defying hurricanes and nor'easters, but something is killing many of the signature...

Bringing balance to New London politics

Voters may not be ready for a Republican or a Green as mayor, but they are surely ready for a good contest. And regardless of who wins, New London...


Columnist Catherine Rampell

Judy Shelton is a dangerous pick for the Fed board

Shelton's about-faces call into question whether she would safeguard the Fed's political independence, a feature necessary for it to function.

Columnist David Ignatius

Like it or not, Trump is on a roll

Democrats haven't figured out a way to stop his forward momentum, even when they believe it's taking the country over a cliff.

Columnist Chris Powell

Finding some courage in Hartford?

Connecticut's history has shown that raising taxes, while seeming hard at first, is always the easiest thing in the end. Of course tolls are taxes...