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Opinion archive

Letters to the Editor, Opinion columns, Editorials

Showing 8/25/2019 to 5/26/2019

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Opinion: Shout out to Cradle to Career conference

Anthony Allison is the Chief Initiative Officer for Norwalk ACTS. Save the Date: Cradle to Career Regional Conference –... (Read more)

8 / 25 / 2019

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Opinion: Ocean warming has fisheries on the move, helping some but hurting more

Chris Free is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and was a Ph.D. student at Rutgers University... (Read more)

8 / 24 / 2019

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Opinion: Greenland is melting and that ain’t good

We Americans believe in perpetual progress. We want our children and grandchildren to be better off than we are.... (Read more)

8 / 18 / 2019

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Opinion: Want tolls? Ditch the gross receipts tax on gasoline

In his recent op-ed in support of highway tolls, Richard DeLuca fails to mention or makes just a passing mention of... (Read more)

8 / 17 / 2019

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Opinion: The violence paradox

It is a deeply uncomfortable fact that inside some humans lies the ability to rationalize the decision to walk... (Read more)

8 / 11 / 2019

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Opinion: We needed highway tolls before, and we need them again

How did we get here? Recognizing that “transportation is the backbone of our economy,” Gov. Dannel Malloy in 2014... (Read more)

8 / 4 / 2019

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Opinion: Shout out to accreditation

Anthony Allison is the Chief Initiative Officer of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to the staff at Growing Seeds Too, Child Development... (Read more)

7 / 28 / 2019

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Opinion: Shout out to summertime efforts

Anthony Allison is the Chief Initiative Officer of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to the Norwalk Health Department for providing affordable school physical... (Read more)

7 / 21 / 2019

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Let’s talk alternatives to Wall Street Place proposal

The upcoming proposal by Citibank/McClutchy for the rescue of the POKO project “Wall Street Place – Phase 1” leaves... (Read more)

7 / 17 / 2019

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Opinion: How much is your data worth to tech companies?

New proposed legislation by U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech... (Read more)

7 / 14 / 2019

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Opinion: Shoutout to a Norwalk ACTS milestone

Anthony Allison is the Chief Initiative Officer of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to Norwalk ACTS for receiving its 501(c)3... (Read more)

7 / 14 / 2019

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Opinion: Keep waste tire rubber away from playing children

Connecticut landscape architects came out against a bill that would have protected our smallest children from dangerous playgrounds. Proposed... (Read more)

7 / 7 / 2019

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Latest POKO ‘deal’ will hurt Norwalk

  There are so many issues and basic questions associated with the stalled POKO Phase I project that residents... (Read more)

6 / 30 / 2019

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Some are more equal than others in CT

The state legislature very recently approved a new Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) which will allow covered employees to... (Read more)

6 / 30 / 2019

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Opinion: Promises made, promises broken — Part 2

“You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there.”   — Yogi Berra. Businesses and high wage... (Read more)

6 / 23 / 2019

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Opinion: Promises made, promises broken — Part 1

“We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what we cannot.” —Abraham... (Read more)

6 / 22 / 2019

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Opinion: CT’s maritime economy is showing its great potential

Scott Bates is the departing Chairman of the Connecticut Port Authority. Connecticut taxpayers want to know they are getting... (Read more)

6 / 21 / 2019

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Shout out to Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program

Anthony Allison is the Chief Initiative Officer of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to Norwalk ACTS TEAM Summer Member Darlene Young and... (Read more)

6 / 16 / 2019

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Opinion: NPS students participate in National Invention Convention Conference

Fostering a healthy spirit for competition inspires students to do their best, while providing valuable skills that will serve... (Read more)

6 / 16 / 2019

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Opinion: Borrowing from our children

How much money do you think is okay to borrow from your children to pay for your retirement?  Gov.... (Read more)

6 / 15 / 2019

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Opinion: Government needs viewpoints from all walks of life

NancyOnNorwalk asked Board of Education member Bryan Meek on Saturday what he thought of Democrat Erica DePalma stepping forward to... (Read more)

6 / 10 / 2019

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High taxes, negative migration, and a study in cause and effect

No one likes being second best, and Connecticut Democrats seem intent on ensuring that we become the number one... (Read more)

6 / 9 / 2019

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Opinion: True civility needed amid tribal politics, dogmatic beliefs

In these polarized times, it’s time to take a hard look at civility. We need to forget the idea... (Read more)

6 / 9 / 2019

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Opinion: US lags behind most developed nations on LGBTQ+ human rights

Editor’s note: The following opinion piece originally appeared on TheConversation.com in 2017.  Ordinarily NoN would prioritize more recent opinions, but we... (Read more)

6 / 8 / 2019

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Pride is about love

The designation of June as LGBTQ+ Pride month sometimes seems like a misnomer to me. True, I know all... (Read more)

6 / 7 / 2019

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Heart-wrenching D-Day memories

Most folks over sixty-five years of age remember where they were and what they were doing when they heard... (Read more)

6 / 6 / 2019

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I’m a Republican now, and glad of it

Attorney and former NAACP head Darnell Crosland recently changed his party registration to Republican, and has filed papers to... (Read more)

6 / 2 / 2019

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Opinion: Restricting the cruelty pipeline into Connecticut

Mark Bailey is an advisory board member of Connecticut Votes for Animals and is the former chairman of the Humane Commission... (Read more)

6 / 2 / 2019

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Opinion: The DOT must bring more love to trees

Diane Hoffman and Melinda Tuhus are members of the Hamden Alliance for Trees. This op-ed originally appeared on CTViewpoints.org. The CT... (Read more)

6 / 2 / 2019

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Opinion: NPS students to attend National History Day conference

Fostering a healthy spirit for competition inspires students to do their best, while providing valuable skills that will serve... (Read more)

5 / 26 / 2019

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