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Carolyn Lumsden
Editor, Opinion Page
My Role

I oversee the daily Opinion pages, the six-page Sunday Opinion section, and the highly capable crew that produces them. We write editorials and publish a dozen local op-eds and columnists weekly, as well as daily letters and the Englehart cartoon. We publish the Cartoon Caption Contest, Buzz questions, "Ed Page" on Facebook (friend us) and Twitter (follow us). We produce Key Issue Forums, candidate interviews, and on and on.
My Biography

I've worked at the Associated Press in Boston, at Random House in New York, Gillette Corp. in Boston. Went to BU (majored in English lit), later to journalism school at Stanford, and spent a wonderful year at Yale Law School on a Knight fellowship. I live in Suffield with my husband, Francesco Martini, a native of Italy. We go back every year to Gaville, a little magical kingdom where he grew up.
My Interests

Media, ideas, books, Italy, Connecticut.
My Recent Articles

Stymied On Fixing Registrar Problem 4/17/2015
Thwarted by a Superior Court judge and the General Assembly, what does Hartford do now to solve its registrar of voters mess?

Southbury Training School Is A Money Sieve 4/17/2015
A recent review of public records by activists for intellectually disabled people provides yet more evidence that Southbury Training School should be shut as soon as possible.

Should Shelter Have To Take In People Who Have Been Drinking? 4/17/2015
Disagreement over the appropriate way to run a shelter for homeless people has led a Manchester facility to announce it will close by July 1. That's a tragedy for those who need such emergency housing, and it points out the problems that can arise when two groups take different approaches to trying...

Hartford Fire Chief Carlos Huertas Must Go 4/17/2015
The alarms coming from Hartford's Fire Department won't stop until it has new leadership.

Thumbs Up For Carolyn Kuan, Hartford Symphony 4/16/2015
Thumbs up to Hartford Symphony for signing Carolyn Kuan for six more years as music director. And thumbs up to Maestra Kuan for her commitment to Greater Hartford. Symphony board president James Remis is right about her "tireless creative energy." The community and the symphony are lucky to have...