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    Letters To The Editor
    Tuesday, July 23, 2024
    Letters To The Editor
    Tuesday, July 23, 2024
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    YOUR LETTERS

    When asked once which aspect of governance worried him most, former British Prime Minister Harold MacMillan replied, “Events, dear boy, events.” MacMillan’s remark is as...
    The Borough of Stonington continues to be separated from the town of Stonington by an impenetrable wall. That’s too bad because the town has a rich diversity of talent an...
    As an advocate for responsible zoning practices, I believe it's time to make zoning laws more inclusive and accessible for all residents. I'm deeply concerned about the c...
    Unreported sexual molestation of children by Norwich Roman Catholic Diocese clergy has been going on for decades. Laymen, nuns, deacons, priests, bishops and secretaries ...
    On the weekend July 13-14, I read in The Day stories revealing the judicial system’s priority. In one, a man pleads guilty for evading taxes on $1.4M in income. He faces ...
    On July 1, The Day published a letter to the editor titled “Fire station out of service causes problems,” by Patricia Boyles. In this letter to the editor, Miss Boyles re...
    The Day editorial in the July 4, Independence Day, edition, “Trump v. United States,” was beautifully written and on point. It should appear every day from now until the ...
    I apologize if you are reading this letter and thought it was going to be something about politics. This writing is about the red, white and blue flags that are no longer...
    In his column Sunday, "The Old Man vs. the Con Man doesn’t make anyone proud,” (July 7), Bill Stanley blames “big money,” “an imperfect nominating process” and the “mains...
    As a graduate of Saint Bernard High School, I am writing this letter in support of St. Bernard School in Uncasville. It's hard to believe my daughter will be a senior at ...
    The U.S. Postal Service plans another price hike, up 5 cents to 73 cents starting July 14, the largest increase ever. Like everything else, they think that raising the ra...
    Uniting in peace around the world is our only hope now. The ideas for wars were instilled in the minds of men ages ago. It is in these same minds that the need for peace ...

    MORE LETTERS

    The United States of America stood as the best example of democracy and the rule of law in the world. Not anymore. The Republican Supreme Court has given the president im...
    As Waterford residents receive tax bills, now is a good time to talk about how much of our money the town is holding onto as savings/surplus. For at least four years, to...
    I'm responding to the "Enough complaints, be thankful" letter published June 1. While I think there's a lot to be proud of within Connecticut, and indeed the entire count...
    I live in Hamburg, and Route 156 has become truly dangerous. From the Lyme Town Hall to the I-95 entrance, Route 156 has blind curves and no shoulders and a lot of deer c...
    In 2023, Connecticut approved and began construction of a contiguous sidewalk, on the south side of South Broad Street, from the Stonington High School east to Mayflower ...
    I'm writing in reference to The Times article by John Steward on library book sales. If I remember correctly, libraries used to post "No Dealers" at their events. I belie...
    Section 249 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (“Act”) currently authorizes Department of Homeland Security and immigration courts to grant lawful permanent residence...
    During the 2016 election campaign for President of the United States, the unsuccessful Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, attempted to convince the American public th...
    We need to stop kidding ourselves, and face up to the fact that Joe has to go. The post-debate poll found only 28% of registered voters believed he should be running, whi...
    ln response to the "Old Lyme beach sewer plan remains backed up as costs climb" Sunday, June 23 article, I would like to say that as a property owner and resident of OId ...
    President Biden's poor debate performance will embolden U.S. adversaries now, well before the election. You can be assured that Russia will continue and escalate its land...
    The article (The Day, June 16), “A question of energy,” by Daniel Drainville, on the proposed data center in Waterford has two glaring omissions. First, the article only...
    How about a Coast Guard Appreciation Day at Ocean Beach Park? As a beachgoer, I have a suggestion that would enhance revenues at the park, while focusing interest on the ...
    The Day publishes way too many "woe is me" stories. See “Gen Z blues,” (June 24, Washington Post) about housing issues, credit card debt (no one forces them to use credit...
    The USA’s average price of gasoline is $3.74 a gallon. The highest price is in California at $4.80. The country with the lowest price of gasoline per gallon is Iran at $1...
    Regarding Merrick Garland's blame-shifting opinion piece, "Unfounded attacks on the Justice Department must end," The Day, June16, reprinted from the Washington Post, Ame...
    On Friday June 14, we had to call 911. A friend had fainted, and we were having trouble reviving him. We called 911 immediately, and after 10 minutes we called again to s...
    I liked Mike DiMauro's heartfelt piece, "My unsuspecting kinship with Bill Walton and what he meant to me,” (The Day, May 29) and how his shared bond of stuttering with W...
    There was an interesting article in the June 2024 AARP Bulletin, "Does your state tax Social Security Benefits?" It reported that there are only 10 states who tax some, o...
    Since last August, Thomas Quinn, president of NE Edge, LLC, maintained that he did not need backup power due to a proposed connection to Millstone reactors 2 and 3. His l...
    As a firm believer in the sanctity of our Constitution, the Bill of Rights and individual liberties, I stand committed to protecting these fundamental rights. It is dishe...
    North Bridebrook Road in East Lyme has three stop signs where North Bridebrook Road meets Applewood Common. On June 16, a reckless driver hit and killed my beloved dog. Y...
    One of the truly enjoyable locations in New London is the small park at City Pier. It is a place of beauty and tranquility right in the heart of the downtown area. I try ...
    Avalonia Land Conservancy needs to tend to Bindloss Preserve off of River Road in Mystic. If it weren’t for the neighbors, Bindloss Preserve would look like a nasty swamp...
    The Day article, “A question of energy,” (June 16, by Daniel Drainville) should cause red flags to wave and alarm bells to ring for readers. Thomas Quinn, NE Edge presid...
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