Category: Opinion

Letters: Reader concerned over Nicastro’s reference to budget crisis as ‘comical’

To the editor: It is of great concern to me that candidate Mike Nicastro finds the current budget crisis in Connecticut “comical.” I don’t know Nicastro but I do know a man in denial when I see one. He is…

Opinion: City’s GOP chair says ‘It’s not too late for Connecticut’s future’

To the editor: By now you have likely read about the Connecticut Democrat-controlled State Legislature voting to enact their proposed budget pact reached with Governor Dannel Malloy. This $40 billion budget, inclusive of the second-largest tax increase in Connecticut history,…

Wait a minute, mom, you forgot ‘Dirty Blanche’

by LAUREN INCOGNITO CORRESPONDENT There’s a literary term known as personification, which means to attribute human characteristics to inanimate objects. We learned the psychological implications of personification the day “Dirty Blanche” entered our lives. My sons were given matching blankets…

Observations: Someone should ‘police’ outdated, offensive views on ‘Fashion Police’

by LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER It’s award show season, so every other weekend I find myself hunkering down to watch the red carpet footage of the events—because I’m just that kind of girl I guess. I only care to actually…