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    Monday, January 30, 2023
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    The last time the stock market plunged as drastically as it did last year was 2008. Afterward in 2009, federal income tax collections from non-withheld (non-wage) income,...
    Finally we are beginning to see some pushback against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' infamously cynical "stop WOKE" crusade. Appropriately, part of the push comes from a prom...
    One day soon you won’t have to wait until Election Day to show up and cast your vote. In November, 59% of state voters approved amending the state constitution to allow f...
    Montville — Before the concept of scouting services from every figurative Tom, Dick and Harry, there was Tom. Just Tom. A man whose concrete handshake could floor Vin Die...
    Let the fall of John Durham be a cautionary tale for other once-mainstream Connecticut Republicans, as the crazies take over their party.

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    The “kids” who have joined The Day newsroom in recent years are more than capable of carrying on, despite the challenges they face.
    Attorney General William Tong, with his botched release Wednesday of an empty opinion on just one aspect of the port authority ethical morass, has proven himself the most inept lawyer I’ve ever seen in that office.
    College basketball has many warts, what with the grass-is-always-greener byproduct of a rampaging transfer portal and recruits going to the highest bidder, thanks to the ...
    “Don’t cut the logs too long – they’re just little guys,” Nancy Kalal advised me. She was giving instructions on how to prepare for the arrival of her “little guys,” Brig...
    Bond commission members should be very wary next time Chairman David Kooris comes before them to ask for more money.

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    Full disclosure: Any hint of healthy critical thinking should raise suspicions about baseball’s analytical revolution. Sure, analytics often contradict old-school notions...
    There are moderates in the suburbs -- Democrats, Republicans and Independents -- who want Washington spending kept in check. They tend to be liberal on social issues but ...
    Connecticut may have had its "All power to the Soviets!" moment the other day as more than 200 people summoned by the Democratic Socialists of America gathered on the int...
    Death is suffered by the living. In the wake of the passing of state Rep. Quentin “Q” Williams, a dear friend of mine and many others, I’ve considered how the impact of a...
    News that the Saint Bernard School property will be sold so the Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich can liquidate its assets and compensate survivors of clergy sexual abuse...
    Idle Thoughts, while waiting for a savior for St. Bernard, Opening Day and for a dozen (half dozen?) eggs to cost less than a car payment: • Dr. Idle, Dr. I to his close ...
    For those who followed the saving of Mystic’s Downing Cottage, after the intervention by state historic preservation rescuers, it is heartening to see a restoration now u...
    If you go online to read our Communit Impact 2022 section, you’ll see “bonus” impact stories about events we staged in the community throughout the year and the company’s growing podcast library.
    News that the Norwich Diocese must sell St. Bernard and its 113 acres to help a proposed bankruptcy plan triggered a paralyzing emotion in many of us during the day Thurs...
    A gate is inhibiting the public’s ability to walk along the river in this busy part of downtown Mystic.