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    Tuesday, February 27, 2024
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    The U.S. and the State of Connecticut are sinking deeper into debt. The skyrocketing national debt receives widespread media attention; Connecticut’s almost none. Uncle ...
    Thank you, Mary Trump, for plumbing the shallow waters of Jon Stewart's wit. A psychologist and sharp critic of her uncle Donald, Mary Trump accused the "Daily Show" host...
    The year 2017 changed the money math for Connecticut. It wasn’t tax reform nor even a tax cut, but lawmakers capitalized on an even split in the Senate to craft new curbs...
    Feeling unusually put upon by state government, Connecticut's two major electric utility companies, Eversource and United Illuminating, are pushing back, which is good, s...
    I have yet to meet the guy or gal that smokes, eats fast food, hunkers down at home and remains a couch potato who stays as healthy as another guy or gal that exercises e...

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    It should be an interesting election year in the 18th Senate District.
    They were beaten down. Harassed. And finally this middle-age couple with two kids were defeated in their efforts to pursue the dream of owning their own business. Now the...
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    The USS Florida recently fired Tomahawks cruise missiles against the Houthis, and the USS Wyoming is featured in a ridealong for Vanity Fair.
    Some snotty, sarcastic person wrote this 10 years ago: “There's just no way of knowing for sure, what with Freddie Mercury's passing and all. But when Mercury and Queen s...

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    For decades and maybe even centuries the sages have noted that to govern is to choose. Charles de Gaulle elaborated that governing is "to choose among disadvantages." Lea...
    In roughly six weeks, the next major national sporting events conclude: The crowning of men’s and women’s college basketball champions, the annual late-winter rhythms of ...
    A proposal for charter reform would make town clerk and tax collector appointed rather than elected positions.
    Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, whose idea of national security is to have border control agents wave across 5,000 illegal entrants per day, quite apart from the hund...
    Her blank face in court spoke volumes. Jennifer Crumbley saw no problem handing her severely depressed 15-year-old a semiautomatic handgun as a Christmas present. Ethan s...
    In a December op-ed published in The New Republic, Senator Chris Murphy conceded, “Maybe I am hopelessly naïve.” If by naïve the Connecticut Democrat means his efforts t...
    The city extended a contract for new sidewalks each year for ten years without new bidding.
    Groton — And to think it began as just another night in Mike Nystrom’s happy place. Game night in Saints Country. Same pregame routine, like all the others in the last 41...
    Not since President Richard Nixon went to China to cozy up to the communists there in 1972 has an American politician gotten away with reversing his position as easily as...
    Governor Lamont claims to be engineering the Connecticut Comeback. Not so fast. Immediately before he first took office in 2018, the state’s long-term debt was $83.4 bill...