Walsh’s Wonderings — Winter bodies in summer clothes

It’s upon us, people, so don’t say you haven’t been warned. We’re officially in that seasonal purgatory where temperatures dance between freezing and “Do I really need a jacket?” With spring’s arrival come the pale, winter-ravaged legs freed from the tyranny of pants and paraded in shorts like bleached pasta. The change of seasons in New England highlights the absurd … read more

Letter — Milford resident says ‘skip the straw’

To the Editor: Skip the (plastic) Straw is one ongoing environmental initiative. There are many proposed bills going before the Connecticut and national lawmakers regarding plastics in general, including plastic straws, but Skip the Straw is an easy one anyone can help accomplish. Any time you buy/order/get a drink that usually comes with a plastic straw, all you have to … read more