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.
Massachusetts has joined with Connecticut and other U.S. states in a moment of silence and the ringing of church bells for victims of last week’s elementary school massacre.
The nation’s largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer “waiting in the wings.”
One of the young victims of the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting is being remembered through the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism.
T-shirts are being made that say “We Are Newtown” and feature messages of hope and encouragement for the 8,000 students in town.
It’s remarkable that just an hour’s drive from one of the largest cities in the world, Newtown has maintained a ‘small town’ feel.