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    Dawn of a new day in Stonington

    Contemporary life in Connecticut has little in common with the day-to-day existence experienced by 18th century Nutmeggers. Despite this, most Connecticut communities con...

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    When news of New London potentially looking for new management options for Ocean Beach Park came to light last week, you could almost feel the pangs of nostalgia coming f...
    The Connecticut General Assembly wrapped up its regular 2024 session Wednesday night. In the so-called “short session” meant primarily to update the biennial budget, the ...
    In a masterpiece of understatement and civility, U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, told the assistant secretary of the Navy testifying last week before the Seapower...
    Haiti’s crisis of violence in the absence of a duly elected president has persisted for more than two years now, since the assassination of President Jovenel Moise. The C...

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    The state Appropriations Committee got it right by calling on the legislature to keep the Connecticut Port Authority in place while increasing accountability. The committ...
    Marxist Leon Trotsky refused to tip waiters when he was living in the Bronx, saying it supported an inherently unfair and unequal wage system promoted by capitalist resta...
    Knowing there is no consensus in the state legislature on whether to adjust fiscal restraints first engineered into the budgetary process seven years ago, majority leader...
    We live in an age formerly unthinkable in the United States of America, in which poll workers — of all people — are seeking protection against violence and harassment bec...
    It’s March in Connecticut, and so our attention naturally goes to the UConn men’s and women’s basketball teams as they both aim to win yet another national championship. ...

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    We will probably never again see the likes of Joe Lieberman in American politics. The nation is poorer for that. Joseph I. Lieberman was a giant in Connecticut politics. ...
    The deplorable condition of the animal control shelter in Montville is a disgrace. A new facility should be built as soon as possible. The town knows the current shelter ...
    Few crime stories captivate the public’s interest more than a long-unsolved murder, commonly known as a cold case. Yet for the family and friends of the victims in these ...
    The response to past problems at the Connecticut Port Authority should not be to dissolve it, which a legislative proposal being put forward by Gov. Ned Lamont would esse...
    JCPenney earlier this month became the most recent retailer to announce it would soon be closing its Crystal Mall location, leaving yet another gaping vacancy at the once...
    A life saved from needless, premature death is always good news. Multiple lives saved through the dedication and training of many people working together is inspirational...
    Tuesday’s narrow defeat of the motion to impeach Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas was a reminder that there are a few Republican members of the House of ...
    Republican Senate leadership linked continued support for Ukraine in its struggle against Russian expansionism with also gaining a deal to better control the southern U.S...
    The “fiscal guardrails” enacted by the state legislature in 2017 have proved to be highly successful in their intended goal of imposing fiscal discipline, more successful...
    The First Congregational Church of New London collapsed and perished unexpectedly on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 25, 2024. The building was 170 years old. The historic churc...