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

Letter — Distressed about legalizing pot for recreation

To the Editor: I have worked with young people in Connecticut my entire adult life as a high school history teacher, director of Marine Biology, Archaeology/Native Culture and Bird Identification Camps at the Milford Marine Institute, Inc., and most importantly, as a parent and grandparent. I care about the teens and preteens of Connecticut. Today, I am very distressed as … read more