Opinion

Recent Articles

One of the Slipperiest Substances Known to Man or Computers on the Train Tracks: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
Download PDF

What is more beautiful than fall in New England? The autumn leaves make even the most mundane daily commute seem idyllic — unless you’re taking the train. (more…) Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , , , ,

Big Transportation Improvements? CT Needs To Play Budget Catchup First: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
Download PDF

“Why don’t they build a monorail down the middle of I-95?”

So began the latest in a series of well-intentioned emails I regularly receive from readers, anxious to offer what seem like smart solutions to our transportation crisis in Connecticut. (more…) Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , ,

To Vermont by Train: Slow, But Relaxing and Weatherproof: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
Download PDF

Like many, I love Vermont. But I’m not crazy about getting there. It’s about 300 miles from my home to Burlington, Vt. By car, that’s at least five hours and about $50 in gas each way. Flying may seem quicker, but with the airport drive it’s not much better and about $160. Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , ,

Letter: GOP Selectmen Team’s Expertise, Vision Needed Now More Than Ever

Letter
Download PDF

To the editor:

We strongly support the “Best for Darien” team — Jayme Stevenson, Susan Marks, and Kip Koons, because of the strong, insightful leadership they have consistently provided to our town. EDITOR’S NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR ELECTION-RELATED LETTERS IS 11:59 P.M., WEDNESDAY, NOV. 1. (more…) Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , ,

Long Haul Trucking’s Bedbuggers, Chowder, Suicide Jockeys, Robots and More: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
Download PDF

Why do most motorists hate truck drivers? Is it because their big rigs are so intimidating? Or do we think they’re all red-neck cowboys, living the life on the range and we’re secretly jealous? (more…) Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , ,

Letter: Re-elect All Five of Darien’s Selectmen, Who Each Bring Something to the Table

Letter
Download PDF

To the editor:

Jayme Stevenson, Susan Marks, and Kip Koons make a strong trio governing, developing, and protecting Darien. In fact all five members of the Board of Selectmen have done a great job, been effective, worked very well together. (more…) Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , ,

Letter: Pam Sparkman Is Uniquely Qualified for the Board of Selectmen

Letter
Download PDF

To the editor:

With the financial woes of our state effecting the Darien school system, it is more important to have someone on the Board of Selectman who is in tune with the needs of Darien students and parents.  Pam Sparkman is uniquely qualified to be that voice.  (more…) Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , ,