More than two dozen SWAT team members descended on Silver Lake Regional Middle and High Schools. It was only after it was complete, though, that everyone knew for sure it was only a drill.
From pistols to revolvers to rifles, the New Hampshire Association of Chiefs of Police is hosting the raffle to raise money for the state’s Police Cadet Training Academy.
A family wrote a letter to the Mass. Department of Transportation asking that they remove violent video games from the rest stops.
Sandy Hook students have not attended school since a gunman killed 20 of their schoolmates and six adults on Dec. 14. They are slated to return to a different school next Thursday.
Officials in Newtown, Conn., are asking people to stop sending gifts to the grief-stricken community following the deadly school shooting, saying they’re deeply grateful but can’t handle the donation deluge.
Firefighters in Braintree are selling decals to honor the 26 people who died at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Police officers from around the state took extra shifts to direct traffic, patrol the town and give police in Newtown a break.
“You can never recover from something like this.”
T-shirts are being made that say “We Are Newtown” and feature messages of hope and encouragement for the 8,000 students in town.
Even before the Connecticut school shooting, more and more people in Massachusetts were looking to get a gun.