Include water taxi, Fort Trumbull, in summer plans

The panoramic views from Fort Trumbull State Park are among the most inviting in the region, yet attendance has remained disappointing.

Little to show of Lamont's structural change agenda

The governor faces an open rebellion on tax policy. With the House Democratic Progressive Caucus leading the way.

Whaling painting will stay where it belongs − New London

Custom House Maritime Museum director Susan Tamulevich was no more inclined than 19th century whalers to let this big catch get away without a fight.

Trump rules and Texas law aim to make discrimination legal

The scope of the administration’s plan is a worrying step backward, a startling regression to a long bygone era of legally sanctioned bigotry. .

Don't follow Bolton down path to war with Iran

National Security Adviser John Bolton, who addresses the Coast Guard Academy Graduation class Wednesday, is repeating the mistakes of the past with his regime-change zealotry.

Rodney Butler: 2019 Citizen of the Year

Rodney Butler stands out amongst a new generation of tribal leaders who took advantage of the business model their predecessors built, receiving the education and training necessary to contribute to the family business.

Going after the generics Goliath

Among the causes and effects making American health care unaffordable for many and expensive for all, the manipulated pricing of generic drugs looms large and ugly. It is the triumph of corporate greed over all the motives shared by everyone else.

New London indeed needs 'accountability' as to how it failed its kids

At the forum, audience members questioned whether some offenders had been protected or inappropriately promoted due to favoritism and nepotism within the school system. They deserve answers.

Close the deal on tolls, improve state ranking

Connecticut ranked 46th in both infrastructure and fiscal stability and 30th for its economy. These poor performers are related.

Arrest of reporter in Bridgeport was an abuse of power

It looks like police were trying to suppress coverage of the situation. Or maybe O’Neill had written stories police didn’t like. Reporters do that. In any event, this abuse of police authority is unacceptable.

Meanwhile in San Francisco

The fact that police obtained warrants doesn’t means the searches were legal.

Handling sex scandal in New London schools a test of leadership

The matter raises many troubling questions. The challenge facing Ritchie’s administration is to answer them straightforwardly. It is off to a bad start.


Make Democrats pay at ballot box for their pursuit of tolls

Our brilliant governor and Democrat legislators think it will be a windfall to erect tolls on Connecticut highways. We are told that we will get...

Toll trucks, strictly enforce speed limits

High traffic corridor roads need to generate revenue. Here is how.  Trucks should pay tolls because their weight and speed damage road...

Flaws of primary system becoming evident

As a frequent critic of the political primary system on this opinion page, I was happy to read Richard Cohen’s column, “


Columnist Marc A. Thiessen

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

Columnist Lee Elci

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...

Columnist Richard Cohen

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...