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    Tuesday, July 23, 2024
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    Tuesday, July 23, 2024
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    OP-ED

    Chris Powell’s column that recently appeared in The Day mischaracterized and omitted key facts regarding the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority's (RWA) in...
    The passing of Willie Mays last month affected me for two principal reasons: 1. I was young when I first learned about him and now I'm old; and 2. Mays was a wonderful ma...
    Over the years, Day columnist Mike DiMauro and I have agreed on some things and disagreed on others. His recent column about the Travelers Championship protesters is one ...
    Pirate ships were painted gray for a reason. They blended into the shadowy area of the ocean along the horizon, where an inky sea met a smoky sky, a hint of a threat that...
    The first debate of the 2024 presidential race is an equal opportunity for disaster for both candidates. Thursday’s faceoff between former President Donald Trump and Pres...
    This week's debate between President Joe Biden and Donald Trump won't produce much in the way of civil dialogue over the nation's future. It's more likely to resemble a d...
    This year’s budget process has been a particular challenge. Revaluation and the real estate market have shifted the grand list toward the residential property owners in u...
    I recently returned from a 10-day visit to Israel, to be with my family for Memorial Day at the grave of Aviv Atzili, my cousin’s husband, who died on Oct. 7 defending h...
    A recent trip to view the first-ever utility-scale offshore wind farm in the United States, not far off the coast of Connecticut, recalled a boyhood dream to one day emig...
    I worked hard on Joe Biden’s presidential campaign in 2020. I made close to 200 calls. I wrote letters, convinced friends to vote, worked on a small local campaign. I tho...
    Downtown New London suffered (historically) from Benedict Arnold having burned it down in 1781. We lost a lot of our colonial character, but with the coming of the new Co...
    If the Car Crash Fairy offered you a deal that would lower your odds of getting in a car accident, but the trade-off was that any accidents you did get into would be far ...

    GUEST OPINIONS

    As a longtime earth scientist, I noted this past winter a number of admittedly anecdotal observations spanning both Connecticut and the northern tier of the Western World...
    The clothes a loved one wears may seem insignificant when they dwell among the living. But once they make the journey into the next life, those same clothes take on a mea...
    After reading The Day’s May 6 article about the 13-year-old girl whose mother and aunt paid 10 other kids to "beat and humiliate" her, I shared this on Facebook: My w...
    This year for the first time in its history, our state will celebrate a day that honors one of the most gifted residents ever to hail from southeastern Connecticut. This ...
    For 54 years, there has rarely been a day when my mind has not relived some of the horror of May 4, 1970. I was a student antiwar activist and eyewitness to the Kent Stat...
    Understanding the production, transportation, regulation and charges for natural gas can be confusing if not frustrating on the best of days. And the legislative process ...
    For 150 years, the New London County Bar Association (NLCBA) has been dedicated to facilitating the administration of justice, upholding and improving the professional an...
    As Connecticut restaurant owners, we’ve felt firsthand the many challenges facing our state’s service industry in recent years, not only due to the pandemic, but also pro...
    Like Michele Jacklin, I also strongly support the public’s right to access public records. As a history professor, I could not do my job without this core element of a de...
    Proponents of a legislative proposal that would exempt from public disclosure all research, data and reports produced by public colleges and universities have adopted a s...