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In Hartford, the Finance, Revenue and Bonding committee recently voted 26-22 to endorse an act concerning revenue items to implement Gov. Ned Lamont’s budget recommendations, which include a proposal to increase taxes on the trucking industry in Connecticut. 

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When I was sixteen years old, I was invited to speak at a little country church in rural Denver Kentucky, not far from Paintsville.

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How do we solve the mass shootings? Do we take away all the guns? Or, do we require that every American carry a gun and be prepared to shoot back? Do we eliminate the assault rifles? 

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The followers of Jesus believed in his resurrection because they saw him alive after he died. They had a powerful testimony of firsthand evidence seen with their own eyes.

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Americans are no strangers to hard economic times. Poverty still exists. Millions struggle with financial despair.

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To say that 2020 was a difficult year for our local businesses is a bit of an understatement, and although flipping the calendar to a fresh new year certainly helps us to feel we are working with a fresh start, many businesses continue to face the same issues that they have been for months now.

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2021 is here. Will it be just another year? If it’s just another year that won’t be bad because many will not have another year. The opportunity and privilege to have another year is the gift of life. Being alive and living your life is about as good as it gets. Aim for being alive this time…

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Joe Biden or Donald Trump will never visit me in my home, stand beside me at the funeral home or dance at my wedding. I will not be receiving any calls from either of them to pray for me during sickness or to check on how my children are doing. I probably will never sit in a room with them t…

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Halloween is typically a relaxed day for America’s kids to fill their coffers with candy. Children and adults often don their favorite wacky attire for a day of comic relief. 

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The Watertown Chamber and our affiliate, the Waterbury Regional Chamber, is an organization that has thrived on the power of bringing people together, of establishing connections and building relationships. The Covid-19 pandemic, and the social distancing parameters that have come with it, h…

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Unemployed Americans need cash. We go to work in return for a paycheck. With unemployment we lose the paycheck. It’s a simple but very painful formula for millions of Americans.

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Give all Americans the option to buy into Medicare. I’ve paid into Social Security and Medicare my entire life. I’m still paying to be on plan B and supplemental coverage. I also pay for prescription insurance. I often feel like a coffee coupon from McDonald’s would pay for about as much med…

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The fall season officially begins on September 22 this year. For every season there is a change. Most of us like the seasons, especially if we can have four of them.

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John F. Kennedy was 43 years old when he was elected to serve as President of the United States in 1960. His age did not hurt him on election day.

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How many friends do you have? Thousands? If you are on Facebook you may have close to 5,000 friends and tens of thousands of more “friends” via Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat or various other social media connections. 

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Don’t give in that you cannot do any better. You can do better if you put your mind to it. If you give up, then you don’t have a chance. The only people who do better and go forward are those who try. Everyone has the freedom to try.

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Most of America has been addled from our normal lifestyle. Today, we aren’t sure what normal is anymore. Covid-19 has been and is like a walk in a wilderness where we have never ventured.

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Over the past month, our community has seen upheaval and uncertainty, from event cancellations and school closings to empty store shelves for our most common items. Every one of us has seen constantly changing statistics and numbers regarding this global pandemic. We have all felt the impact…

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Americans need options for healthcare and every American needs healthcare. Too many Americans are walking around hoping they don’t have to go to the hospital.