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    Saturday, October 01, 2022
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    We’re sewing up the details of the October 12 Second District Congressional debate. Now we need you to do your part.
    Thankfully, neighbors of the oral school, who are appalled at the governor’s mad plans to give away the amazing state property, with no assurances of how it may be developed, are pressing on.
    Waterford – Inasmuch as the following is true — this country works best when we include everyone of all colors, religions, ancestries and orientations to learn with, play...
    The trails that wind through lush forests and cranberry bogs at Litchfield’s White Memorial Foundation are as wide, flat and smooth as carriage roads – no tripping over r...
    New London – Many of us remember our high school days fondly, a more innocent time when the objective was to shove as much fun as possible into four years. There was no s...

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    I reported last week that Republican Rep. Greg Howard was willing to debate his opponent in the 43rd District House race, while Republican Sen. Heather Somers was declini...
    A notable exception to the CIAC-driven morass that impedes the progress of high school sports in Connecticut comes the football scheduling alliance, a forward-thinking pl...
    Idle Thoughts, while waiting for the Yankees to clinch, the undefeated Giants to play again and for MLB to decide the entirety of the 2022 playoffs will air on Apple TV: ...
    I should say up front that I have enormous respect for the work of the League of Women Voters. What’s not to love about an army of volunteers who work tirelessly all over...
    After battling three days of wind, waves and rain while kayaking to Canada on Lake Champlain, Andy Lynn, Phil Plouffe and I at last found refuge on Valcour Island, half a...

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    A great injustice is unfolding before our eyes, and I find it more than a little discouraging to think that it could happen right in the midst of election season, when po...
    A (mostly) rhetorical question posed to the sports fans of Connecticut: Are we a college basketball or college football state? Chances are, the overwhelming majority of y...
    Questions which have confounded humankind from the beginning: Can you talk down to someone who is taller than you? Why is a No. 2 pencil more popular than No. 1? How far ...
    Crimea. War. Globalization. Epidemics. Human trafficking. Religious wars. Biological warfare. Inflation. All of these have been hot topics in news lately. Which just goe...
    In the pantheon of great fibs, “the check’s in the mail” and “I only had one beer, officer” have to make anyone’s top 10. But did you know there’s a journalistic version?...
    Consider how David Lehman, in Connecticut legislative confirmation hearings on his 2019 appointment as Gov. Ned Lamont’s commissioner of economic development, described ...
    The Day’s news staff is going full tilt this fall. Reporters and editors are preparing for the upcoming local elections, working on stories for our next “More than a Mo...
    Churning waves, propelled by a gusty wind, crashed against towering cliffs and washed over our kayak decks as three of us struggled to stay upright on roiling Lake Champl...
    News item: Jim Mora referred to former UConn football coach Randy Edsall as “what’s his name” at Tuesday’s weekly news conference. Mora had just concluded a detailed, two...
    It seemed inconceivable to me that the state of Connecticut and the town of Groton, through an extensive bid process to find a developer for the abandoned Mystic Oral Sch...