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    Tuesday, October 04, 2022
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    Tuesday, October 04, 2022
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    Howdy, Welcome back, old friends. We’re a week late discussing it but it’s still worth going over — arguably the biggest play of this (still young) state high school ...
    This is the first of an occasional series about St. James Episcopal Church of New London, which will celebrate its 300th anniversary in 2025. On September 6, 1781, N...
    They are precarious leaps, the assumptions and suppositions we make attempting to draw a straight line between the high school game on Friday night and the NFL game on Su...
    Bob Stefanowski, Gov. Ned Lamont’s Republican challenger, is clearly frustrated by a summer of quiet in the extensive federal investigations under way in Connecticut. Af...
    We’re sewing up the details of the October 12 Second District Congressional debate. Now we need you to do your part.

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    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...
    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...

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    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...
    The word ricocheting around the region’s political circuits this week was that Republicans were refusing to participate in debates for three legislative races to be hoste...
    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 ...