The school year is fast approaching, but there remains time to help out students in need and get them prepared for what has to be considered a likely scenario where some form of distance learning is required

Hard as he tries, Gov. Ned Lamont can’t guarantee safety to anyone as he undertakes to get Connecticut operating normally again with the virus epidemic diminishing. Largely because of the governor’s use of emergency powers, Connecticut is doing far better than other states, but some people a…

There is no good reason for the latest ICE directive, and no evidence that it will improve anyone’s safety or well-being. Instead, it will put people at risk.

Prompted by the murder in Minneapolis while overlooking the several recent questionable fatal shootings by police in his own state, Gov. Ned Lamont has ordered Connecticut’s state police not to get nuclear bombs, hypersonic missiles, flamethrowers, and other such weapons from the Defense Dep…

President Lincoln lived during summers at the Washington Soldiers’ Home. He bore the sorrows of “this terrible war” and the recent death of his young son. Even though it was wartime, he was careless of his own safety, and often when he couldn’t sleep, he’d pass unseen and alone beyond the gu…

No one in Connecticut needs to look all the way to Minneapolis to find a reason to protest police misconduct as hundreds of Connecticut residents, elected officials, and clergy members did by protesting last weekend. Protesting about Minneapolis may have made them feel righteous, but they wo…

The images coming from Minneapolis are alarming — a violent response to a brutal killing of a black man by a white police officer. We are blind, though, if we think what is going on in the middle of the country could not happen here.

It’s 1 p.m. during some weekday (is there really a difference between them?) and I’ve been working in a small room in my home since 7:30 this morning. Rather than taking a break and grabbing whatever is easy to eat and return to my desk like I normally do, I decide to change my routine.

No one questions why restaurateurs are urging the governor to move quickly to allow indoor dining to resume. With outdoor accommodations set to reopen in less than a week, and with everything other than takeout and delivery impermissible since mid-March, owners and employees alike are eager …