It's not all about politics – News from southeastern Connecticut – TheDay.com

It’s not all about politics – News from southeastern Connecticut – TheDay.com

We’ve been with you throughout the pandemic, the vaccinations and the reopening of schools, businesses and communities. There’s never been more of a need for the kind of local, independent and unbiased journalism that The Day produces. Please support our work by subscribing today. The verdict is in. All testimony aside, it is easy to see what evidence the Rittenhouse jury used in their decision. I mean really easy to see, literally. It was a video. So, in the Nov. 19 Day, “Analysis: Rittenhouse was acquitted, not validated,” Philip Bump of the Washington Post writes that there was “a willingness to leverage violence for political ends and to rationalize political violence.” Classic. As usual, it is all about politics to the folks at The Post. I guess the riots are now about politics. I thought they were in protest of social injustice and all that. I guess burning, looting and destruction of property really speaks about one’s political leanings after all. The real question is, however, what vacuum in society foments vigilantes? Anybody want to guess? Or is that too political? It was heartening to read about the commitment of our own Ledyard High School’s choral director, Melanie Cometa, in her battle to stand behind the 2021 Connecticut All-State Choir Virtual Recording Video project that she created, “ In the middle of June, per capita cases of COVID in New London County stood at .6 per 100,000 residents. As of today, there are 33.5 cases for every 100,000 people. We have an increased transmission rate, and 4.1% of COVID tests are positive. Connecticut, like the rest of New England, will… My wife and I attended the recent Chamber of Commerce dinner honoring Michael Rauh as Citizen of the Year. It was an inspiring evening, highlighting his achievements, selfless work on behalf of our region, and his particular dedication to diversity. However, there was an unexpected…
See all stories on this topic

Commons to review no baby rule – Politics.co.uk

Sir Lindsay told MPs that it was “extremely important that parents are able to participate” and…
See all stories on this topic

Defense Department creates new group to investigate UFO sightings – NY1

Get the best experience and stay connected to your community with our Spectrum News app. Learn More…
See all stories on this topic