By any measure, the city is in far better fiscal health since reintroduction of the mayoral system. An awful public housing project has closed. The grand list is growing.
People may want their news free, but it is not free to gather. Journalists are professionals, their jobs challenging. And like any job, they deserve to get paid.
Why have we allowed the internet to evolve as this largely unregulated domain? It is a mistake that needs correcting.
"The wars are largely unwatched, uncriticized, unassessed and unexperienced outside of a small warrior caste," said a war correspondent during his talk to a foreign policy group last week.
Extreme dependence on property taxes gives two strikes against our urban centers, their schools and students.
Two major court cases in Connecticut that were supposed to fundamentally improve educational opportunities for poor city kids and the fate of neglected children have not had the desired results.
In answering he had nothing to say to frustrated Republicans in the 39th District he hopes to represent, Democratic candidate Anthony Nolan was suggesting they didn’t matter.
Given the election results, Democrats have a mandate to pass paid family leave. Opponents should shift their focus to pushing for a law that is sustainable and won't require ever higher taxes.
Boomers have been the dominant generation for a very long time, but that is about to change as millennials move into first place.
State Sen. Paul Formica was not very welcomed in New London on election night, but he was back in service to the city a few weeks later.
NFA is subject to the FOI Act. I should know. As the Norwich reporter for The Day in 1990 I filed the complaint with the FOI Commission that led to the ruling that NFA’s records are open to the public.
Dogs have personalities, no doubt about it. Chandler’s personality was upbeat. He was a happy dog. It was impossible to stay angry with him.
From fiscal policy, to possible legalization of marijuana, to a debate on tolling state highways it promises to be an eventful few months in Hartford.
The new governor and legislature should not miss this opportunity to transition to a new private nonprofit model to provide human services.
Malloy was a political brawler. Lamont, conversely, is earnest in his perception that everyone can and will pull together for the good of the state.
History repeated itself when the loser of a close Senate race ended up with a job in government. Only this time it was a Republican who climbed into the life raft.
Cable TV and I have gone though a lot, but pushed by the high cost for a bunch of channels I didn't want, something had to change.
Sometimes budget director Ben Barnes' candor had to cause Malloy to cringe.
“I was in the job of a lifetime, it was such an adventure,” recalled Charles Sennott of his early reporting days. Now he is dedicated to giving others the chance at that adventure.
Somers’ win was impressive. She kept her losses low in Groton and Stonington and won elsewhere, taking the election by 3,000 votes, 10 percentage points.
President Trump has made this election about him, his governance style and his tactics. So what verdict will the country deliver?