Next time you hear somebody say “politicians are all a bunch of bums,” step away from the person saying it and think for a moment about Patricia Llodra, the first selectwoman of the town of Newtown, Connecticut.
Classes resumed Thursday for the students of Sandy Hook Elementary School for the first time since last month’s massacre in Newtown, where a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators.
An open house is being held Wednesday at a repurposed school for students who attended Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown.
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.
Sure the public may whine…..”we have a right to know” but ya know what, it’s public record, go research it yourself, find out if good ole Mr. Gary next door has a gun, but when a so-called NEWSpaper steps out of its area of responsibility and publishes names and addresses that may jeopardize hundreds of people…..that’s just wrong. Oh and by the way, good ole Mr. Gary next door may have a dozen rifles and six loaded shotguns but you’ll never know that because no permit is required for those.
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.
Twenty small handprints have been added to the 252-foot anti-gun violence billboard along the Massachusetts Turnpike.
The funerals for the victims of a Connecticut elementary school shooting are wrapping up after a wrenching week of farewells in Newtown.
The chiming of bells reverberated throughout Newtown on Friday, commemorating one week since 20 children and six adults were killed in a massacre that has shaken the community — and the nation — to its core.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is criticizing the National Rifle Association’s call for armed police and security volunteers to be posted at schools.