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Letters to the Editor, Opinion columns, Editorials

Showing 2/19/2017 to 12/22/2016

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Please join me (once again) in opposing the $300,000 Mileage Tax Study

  As Yogi Berra put it, “it is déjà vu all over again!”   Last year we thought we... (Read more)

2 / 19 / 2017

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTs director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTs. Shout Out to the Fairfield County’s Community Foundation for awarding... (Read more)

2 / 12 / 2017

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Mayor Harry Rilling

Stand together in solidarity against anyone who would divide us

Dear Norwalkers, As many of you know, yesterday flyers were distributed with a white supremacist message and placed in... (Read more)

2 / 7 / 2017

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U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.)

Opinion: A reckless slide toward war with Iran

Since the inauguration, the White House has taken several ham-handed escalatory steps that bring into question whether Trump and... (Read more)

2 / 5 / 2017

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CTNJ/Opinion: Gambling it all away

Susan Bigelow is an award-winning columnist and the founder of CTLocalPolitics. She lives in Enfield with her wife and... (Read more)

2 / 5 / 2017

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CTNJ/Opinion: Legalize recreational cannabis or become a flyover state

Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record in Great Barrington,... (Read more)

2 / 5 / 2017

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTs director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Outs this week go to organizations and individuals who... (Read more)

2 / 5 / 2017

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTs director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Outs this week go to organizations and individuals who... (Read more)

1 / 29 / 2017

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CTNJ/Opinion: It’s not perfect, but Affordable Housing Appeals Act works

Gary Winfield is a state Senator from New Haven and West Haven. It is effective, enduring, and revenue neutral.... (Read more)

1 / 29 / 2017

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CTNJ/Opinion: The 401(k) failure is an inconvenient truth

Sal Luciano is Executive Director of Council 4, a union representing 32,000 workers. Once upon a time, there was... (Read more)

1 / 29 / 2017

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CTNJ/Opinion: Is Connecticut’s bottle law beyond ‘redemption?’

Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record in Great Barrington,... (Read more)

1 / 28 / 2017

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CTNJ/Opinion: Our government must stand up

Susan Bigelow is an award-winning columnist and the founder of CTLocalPolitics. She lives in Enfield with her wife and... (Read more)

1 / 28 / 2017

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CTNJ/Opinion: Stop normalizing sexual assault

Sarah Darer Littman is an award-winning columnist and novelist of books for teens. A former securities analyst, she’s now... (Read more)

1 / 28 / 2017

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Who are you?

It was 27 minutes into the governor’s 30-minute long State of the State address when he delivered these few... (Read more)

1 / 23 / 2017

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS Shout Out to the members of Norwalk ACTS’ TEAM Summer... (Read more)

1 / 22 / 2017

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to Nancy Pratt, Director of the Norwalk Mentor... (Read more)

1 / 15 / 2017

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CTNJ/Opinion: The State of the State: Get ready for another brutal year

Well, we knew it wasn’t going to be a sunny, positive, or inspirational speech. The only thing to recommend... (Read more)

1 / 8 / 2017

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CTNJ/Opinion: Murphy’s effort to fund journalism doomed to fail

Skilled politicians are great at picking their battles. Sometimes on matters of importance they’re nowhere to be found. But... (Read more)

1 / 8 / 2017

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Opinion: State of the State Address lacks vision for Connecticut

The 2017 legislative agenda laid out by Gov. Dannel Malloy in his State of the State Address this week... (Read more)

1 / 8 / 2017

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Opinion: Third term for Malloy unlikely, even if he runs

Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record in Great Barrington,... (Read more)

1 / 2 / 2017

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2016 was ‘post-truth;’ next up: Post-accountability

Barth Keck is an English teacher and assistant football coach who also teaches courses in journalism and media literacy... (Read more)

1 / 2 / 2017

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Opinion: Reckless repeal of ACA risks lives for no benefit

Sarah Darer Littman is an award-winning columnist and novelist of books for teens. A former securities analyst, she’s now... (Read more)

1 / 2 / 2017

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Your 12 Days of Holiday Clickbait, Day Seven: Animals in my life

NORWALK, Conn. — It bothers me a little that I don’t have as many cats in my life as... (Read more)

12 / 27 / 2016

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Sal Luciano.

Opinion: Pre-filed bills take aim at workers

Connecticut’s economic vitality depends on a vigorous middle class that is gainfully employed and able to generate consumer spending... (Read more)

12 / 25 / 2016

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Opinion: ‘Derbygate’ a fine example of ‘quasi-public’ arrogance

Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record in Great Barrington,... (Read more)

12 / 25 / 2016

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to the Children’s Connection for providing gifts to... (Read more)

12 / 25 / 2016

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Christmas on Toilsome Avenue.

Day Four of Holiday Clickbait: Some Christmas lights…. and a little solstice

NORWALK, Conn. — For this, our fourth day of holiday diversions, we bring you a few photos of Christmas... (Read more)

12 / 24 / 2016

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The pair on Thursday. Samantha's the boss.

Your 12 Days of Holiday Clickbait, Day Three: Scaredy cats

NORWALK, Conn. — On this, Day Three of vamping to fill space while we enjoy the holiday season, we... (Read more)

12 / 23 / 2016

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Bishop Kenneth K. DuBose, Sr.

Opinion: Advent 2016 – Hope beyond Disappointment

Perhaps you’ve seen the video of the little boy who learns he’s getting another sister. In the middle of... (Read more)

12 / 23 / 2016

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Same corner of Bed-Stuy.

Day 2 of Holiday Clickbait: We need a Norwalker with feathers

NORWALK, Conn. — You won’t believe what I found in Brooklyn, folks. And there’s a video, too. (Read more)

12 / 22 / 2016

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