NEWS COLUMNS

Simmons and Somers: Confused or lying?

Sen. Heather Somers says the town asked for $10 million for Smiler's Wharf, while the town says it...

SPORTS COLUMNS

With love and support from the Duggans, Skipper refuses to fail

Tuzar Skipper, a graduate of Norwich Free Academy, a product of unconditional love from a Norwich...

FEATURES COLUMNS

Rick's List — Trick Endings in TV Commercials Edition

If you read novels or watch films or any TV series with a continual story arc, you're more...

A smashing good time at the Essex River Race

Of all the things that can go awry during a chaotic boat race on a winding river with a narrow...

Improving heart health

The Journal of the American College of Cardiology just published an entire edition, a...

OPINION COLUMNS

Newsflash: Trump's Iran sanctions are working

The tough sanctions invoked by the Trump administration are weakening the Iranian regime, but it'll take more to topple it

Join toll fight or don't bother complaining

A large majority of state residents say they oppose tolls, but only 2,100 show up for a rally? The cynical side of me might start to think that too many people simply just...

Hungarian leader is offensive in the present tense, but he offends the past as well

Trump's welcome of Orbán is in a class of its own. Orbán is not merely a "tough man" -- so were Hitler and Stalin -- but a smotherer of democracy and a demagogic...

Pete Buttigieg creates another media moment

Buttigieg, in appearing on Fox News Sunday night, helped his cause tremendously. Projecting the same calm, incisiveness and wit that have impressed other audiences, he won...

Engineered babies and not-so-good intentions

Here's the dilemma: Gene editing could be used for enormous good or enormous harm.

End vaccine exemption and lock the car

Objections to vaccination may be based on conscience, personal preference, misapprehension, or ignorance, but to call them religious exaggerates them.