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Connecticut State Police lead a line of children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, 2012.
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5 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
Of the 175 pages released in response to a Courant Freedom of Information request, 64 were completely redacted and most of the other 111 pages were heavily redacted.
8 hrs ago | Patch.com
A Newtown boy is scheduled to appear in juvenile court Monday concerning allegations that he sexually assaulted three girls and one boy.
9 hrs ago | The Newtown Bee
Anna Wiedemann has been selected by the Democratic Town Committee as the honoree for their 2014 Jefferson-Jackson-Bailey Dinner.
Large-scale shootings have been a dominant driver of school safety debates, but a stabbing spree at a Pennsylvania high school this month should serve as a reminder that educators need to be prepared for a range of situations--including smaller, nonfatal incidents that don't involve guns at all, school safety experts say.
On the morning of Dec. 14, 2012, Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis was reading to her classroom of first-graders at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, when she heard rapid-fire gunshots repeating over and over.
General Motors is invoking a clause from its 2009 bankruptcy that would block most of its customers from suing the automaker over faulty ignition switches .
His 6-year-old grandson, Ben Wheeler, was one of 26 people killed in the December 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
Where are Connecticut's cash-strapped municipalities going to find the money to shoulder open-ended costs associated with mental stress claims brought through an expanded workers' compensation system? With homeowners and businesses taxed to the breaking point in many jurisdictions and some local governments choosing between laying off a teacher or ... (more)
At 2 pm Tuesday, about 500 fewer Newtown residents had turned out to cast budget votes than at the same time in last year's first referendum according to the local Registrars' office.
Left to right are Chris Luongo of Bethel and Miles Everett of Thomaston rehearsing a scene from "The Glass Menagerie," opening at Town Players of Newtown on Friday, April 25. Fresh off of its recent Broadway revival, Tennessee Williams' classic "The Glass Menagerie" kicks off Town Players' 2014 season on Friday, April 25. Directed by Marla Manning, ... (more)
Following the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., more than a year ago, while President Obama and congressional Democrats were blaming the violence on guns, Republicans sought out and asked the only clinical psychologist in the House to look into the connection between the sorts of mass shootings that have plagued the ... (more)
Newtown Labor Day Parade Committee President Beth Caldwell, left, presented C.H. Booth Library Acting Director Beryl Harrison with a framed poster depicting the 2013 parade program cover on Monday, April 21. Ms Caldwell also announced that the 2014 parade theme, suggested by Ms Harrison, has been selected.
Forget about crumbling schools and kids who can't read. Here in Toronto, our school board is debating whether to require grannies who help out on Grade 5 school trips to obtain criminal background checks.
Members of the General Electric Recovery Team, Elizabeth Rallo, left, Anne Alzapiedi, center, and Joni Capoccitti pose inside the Newtown Municipal Center in Newtown, Conn.