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Newtown First Selectman Patricia Llodra. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Politician Gets A Tough Call Exactly Right

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.

01/07/2013

A sign near Chalk Hill Middle School greets students from Sandy Hook Elementary in Monroe, Connecticut. (Photo credit DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Classes Resume For Sandy Hook Students

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.

01/03/2013

A sign near Chalk Hill Middle School greets students from Sandy Hook Elementary in Monroe, Connecticut. (Photo credit DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

On School Tour, Newtown Parents Thank Teachers

An open house is being held Wednesday at a repurposed school for students who attended Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown.

01/02/2013

A child looks out of a bus window as it passes by Saint Rose of Lima Church where the funeral of James Mattioli, 6, took place on December 18, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Trying To Give Kids A Sense of Normalcy

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.

12/27/2012

(WBZ NewsRadio Contributor)

Wanna See My Gun? Here’s My Name And Address!

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.

12/27/2012

A school bus passes a makeshift memorial to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting as it takes students to Newtown High School December 18, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo credit BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown, Conn., Officials Request Halt To Gifts

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.

12/26/2012

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Mass Pike ‘Gun Control’ Billboard Adds Representation Of Newtown Victims

Twenty small handprints have been added to the 252-foot anti-gun violence billboard along the Massachusetts Turnpike.

12/22/2012

Police escort a hearse carrying the body of slain teacher Victoria Soto, 27,  on December 19, 2012 in Stratford, Connecticut.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Final Victims’ Funerals Being Held A Week After Newtown, CT Massacre

The funerals for the victims of a Connecticut elementary school shooting are wrapping up after a wrenching week of farewells in Newtown.

12/22/2012

People in Newtown, CT observe a moment of silence. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Bells Toll For Newtown Victims One Week After Shooting

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.

12/21/2012

Mayor Tom Menino kicks off Boston Moves For Health.

Mayor Menino Blasts NRA Proposal

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is criticizing the National Rifle Association’s call for armed police and security volunteers to be posted at schools.

12/21/2012

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