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The people of Meriden are all too familiar with the infamous “Early Release” law. At midnight on June 26, 2012 an elderly store owner, Ibrahim … more ...
Forget what the Groundhog predicted in his wacky weather forecast. It’s outdoor show time as we welcome the Northeast Fishing & Hunting Show at the … more ...
The game changer   Feb 1, 2016
My name is Marissa Vaiana and I am part of the Sheehan Varsity Softball Team. I would like to discuss a little known disorder that … more ...
Over the past year, local police departments and their dealings with the public have been under intense scrutiny. Media coverage has generated much heated rhetoric … more ...
The dust has settled from the Nov. 3 Meriden municipal election and the job of city governance is taking shape with newly elected Mayor Kevin … more ...
Spontaneous laughter rings out, a chorus of fourteen voices strong. The topic is “pet peeves,” and each person’s story evokes more of that musical sound. … more ...
Got coyotes? Recently, I’ve been getting a lot of inquiries about coyotes, which seem to be increasing in our area. The reports are of actual … more ...
Shortly before General Electric Company’s devastating announcement to move its corporate headquarters to Boston, an article appeared in an investment advisory website headlined “Puerto Rico … more ...
Wallingford officials may be preparing taxpayers for a new expenditure: Two additional police officers to be deployed in the schools. These “resource officers” may cost … more ...



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In order to answer the questions about the “surplus” in the Town of Wallingford 2014-2015 budget, one need look no further than a recent article … more ...
I appreciate the opportunity given to me by the editorial page editor of the Record-Journal to offer a regular column. I thank the Record-Journal for … more ...
“The evil that men do lives after them, the good is oft interred with their bones” — Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar.” Truer words were never spoken. … more ...
Raising the bar If you were to drive by either of the two high schools in Meriden, you would immediately notice the construction zone at … more ...
The untouchable third-rail of Wallingford politics is its Aaa municipal bond rating. It’s revered. Blind devotion to it is a litmus test of political correctness. … more ...
Unanswered questions   Jan 8, 2016
It is unfortunate that Chief (Jeffry) Cossette and Detective John Williams consistently choose to litter their statements with misleading fallacies in an attempt to paint … more ...
Contrary to the headline in last Tuesday’s Record-Journal, the topic of establishing another charter revision commission hardly sprang from the efforts of a single Town … more ...
We read some big stories about Wallingford in 2015. These are 4 of the biggest: 1. The biggest story of the year broke on 6/26/15, … more ...
Being an old codger, about this time of the year my memory bank turns back to Christmas at another time when our world seemed to … more ...
In five days, one third of the earth’s population will celebrate the birth of Christ. But it is interesting to ponder the influence that this … more ...
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