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Premium Content Approve playground for Preston children

 September 23, 2014; Updated: 11:50 pm

Kids in Preston deserve a playground, and this one is affordable.


Premium Content A focus on voting

 September 23, 2014; Updated: 11:49 pm

The League of Women Voters wants to make sure everyone has the opportunity to cast an informed vote.


Premium Content Kingdom still United

 September 22, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

Scotland is better off staying part of the United Kingdom.


Premium Content How can anyone take this candidate seriously?

 September 21, 2014; Updated: 4:20 pm

When a candidate of Congress starts tossing around the charge of facisim she relegates herself to fringe status.


Premium Content Rowland: 2-time offender

 September 20, 2014; Updated: 4:59 pm

Former governor's return to corruption will likely return him to prison.


Premium Content Save lives, make restraining orders work

 September 19, 2014; Updated: 5:38 pm

Restraining orders won't work if they are never served and do not remove guns from possession of the person under restraint.


Premium Content Malloy, Democrats: Return 'offensive' campaign dough

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 5:38 pm

Northeast Utilities donations in the name of Malloy donated spirit of state's campaign finance law, if not the letter of the law.


Premium Content Maritime Society apt owner of New London lighthouses

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 12:01 am

Three for three; the New London Maritime Society deserves applause for winning possession of three iconic lighthouses.


Premium Content Shipman was wrong, but so was reaction

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 12:07 am

It is not a good policy, particularly in a university setting, to force people out of their positions for saying unpopular things.


Premium Content Tackling NFL violence

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 11:57 pm

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell must resign or be forced out.


Premium Content 'Distressed' Preston? That's news to us

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 11:58 pm

The state's decision to place Preston on its list of the 25 most "distressed" municipalities raises questions about the criteria used to make that determination.


Premium Content Urban agendas

 September 15, 2014; Updated: 4:33 pm

Malloy lays out his urban agenda, now it is Mr. Foley's turn.


R.I. pension lesson

 September 15, 2014; Updated: 4:33 pm

The following editorial appears on Bloomberg View.With the possible exceptions of Roger Williams and coffee milk, the contributions of the smallest state to the rest of the United States often go unheralded. Maybe Gina Raimondo, who...


Premium Content A selectman arrives, a councilor departs

 September 14, 2014; Updated: 4:07 pm

The region saw a couple of significant comings and goings in local politics this past week. In both cases, those involved got it right.The much-anticipated decision by the two Democrats on the three-member Stonington Board of Selectmen...


Premium Content Why change exits?

 September 13, 2014; Updated: 4:07 pm

In an age of GPS, how much do exit numbers matter?


Premium Content A necessary but perilous war plan

 September 12, 2014; Updated: 11:46 pm

As perilous and as flawed as it may be, Congress and the public should support President Obama's military strategy to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.The strategy deserves support because the other...


Premium Content Foley needs to stick with the facts

 September 11, 2014; Updated: 5:51 pm

A year ago, Tom Foley, then one of several Republicans seeking to run for governor in 2014, caused something of an uproar when he went on television with accusations of corruption in the Malloy administration but neglected to offer any proof or...


Premium Content Rail grant a big win

 September 10, 2014; Updated: 5:38 pm

The $8.2 million in federal funding awarded Tuesday to upgrade the New England Central Railroad line in Connecticut should pay significant dividends by generating economic growth, reducing pollution and getting trucks off our crowded...


Premium Content Voters deserve debate

 September 10, 2014; Updated: 5:38 pm

Once again, The Day is planning to offer a series of debates across southeastern Connecticut to give the public a chance to hear candidates for state House and Senate offices discuss the issues. Joining us as co-sponsor is the Chamber of Commerce...


Premium Content Kolnaski's caring service

 September 9, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Catherine J. Sullivan Kolnaski was a dominant force on the small stage of Groton politics for 35 years, which suited her just fine.Her proven electoral success, including being elected the mayor of the City of Groton for seven straight...


Premium Content Snuff out those cigarette sales

 September 9, 2014; Updated: 11:43 pm

CVS deserves applause for stopping the sale of cigarettes. We urge other pharmacy chains to do likewise and for health-minded people to consider taking their business to CVS in a show of support for its bold move.CVS announced in...


Premium Content No rash decisions

 September 8, 2014; Updated: 11:51 pm

New London Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio has yet to make a valid case as to why the city would be better off switching control of land on the Fort Trumbull peninsula to the city and his administration. Now he is pressing the council to meet an...


Premium Content Petition process not easy, but works

 September 7, 2014; Updated: 5:12 pm

The success of one petitioner and the failure of the other to collect the signatures of 7,500 registered voters and win a place on the ballot as a candidate for governor indicate the process isn't easy but it's fair and it works.Their...


Premium Content Heritage Park test

 September 6, 2014; Updated: 5:25 pm

The Day enthusiastically endorses efforts to create a Thames River Heritage Park linking the many historic attractions on both banks of the southern reaches of the Thames, we only lament that it did not happen far sooner.This weekend and...


Europe's ill economy gets only mild medicine

 September 6, 2014; Updated: 5:25 pm

The following was excerpted from an editorial that appeared in the Washington Post.It was a coincidence that the European Central Bank held its regular policy-making meeting at the same time that leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty...


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Premium Content Approve playground for Preston children

Kids in Preston deserve a playground, and this one is affordable.

Premium Content A focus on voting

The League of Women Voters wants to make sure everyone has the opportunity...

Premium Content Coast Guard museum can reuse buildings

Idea location for USCG museum.

Premium Content Stop getting involved in ancient disputes

All the media these days are showing the talking heads describing how bad...

Premium Content Linares' insider appointment fair game for debate

A debate over the safety of children's jewelry has spiced up the state...

Premium Content Foley's choice: Play it safe or go for kill

If not panic, last Wednesday's Quinnipiac poll numbers had to...



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