Burlington Gun Buy Back Effort Coincides With Newtown Shootings AnniversaryThe Burlington Police Department hosted a gun buy back effort on Saturday, which coincided with the first anniversary of the mass shooting incident at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Keller @ Large: Newtown Deserves Peace And QuietIn spite of their agony, they’ve showed respect for the press and the public with the way they’ve handled this terrible anniversary.
Mother Of Newtown Shooting Victim Hopes Report Leads To Changes The mother of a young girl killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting last year says the Connecticut State's Attorney's newly-released report points to important lessons.
Daily Talker: Newtown First Responder May Lose Job Over PTSDA Newtown police officer who responded to the Sandy Hook shooting may be fired because he has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress syndrome. Connecticut is one of the few states where worker's compensation covers only physical injuries, not mental health care, including PTSD treatment. Bean says the city told him they can only afford to pay him two years of long-term disability.
Newtown Residents Relieved By Demolition Of Sandy Hook Elementary SchoolNeighbors of the elementary school where 20 children and six adults were shot dead last year expressed relief as workers tore down parts of it on Friday.
Braintree Firefighter Raises Money To Help Families of Newtown Shooting VictimsA local firefighter’s effort to help families in Newtown, Conn., has paid off in a big way.
Newtown Panel Recommends Tearing Down Sandy Hook SchoolThe group of 28 town elected officials voted unanimously in favor of a plan that would construct a new building in the same location.
Newtown Victim's Daughter Confronts Kelly Ayotte On Gun Control VoteA woman whose mother was killed in last year's school shooting in Newtown, Conn., confronted Sen. Kelly Ayotte Tuesday during the senator's first public appearance in New Hampshire since voting against gun control legislation.
Charity Scams To Look Out ForWithin hours of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, CT, social media pages began cropping up dedicated to the victims.
Westford Selectmen Withdraw Proposal To Ban Assault WeaponsA thunderous round of applause and a standing ovation greeted the news Wednesday night that a proposed town bylaw to restrict some assault weapons was going to be officially withdrawn.
Family Of Sandy Hook Victim Establishes Autism Fund In Her HonorLast fall, Bob and Michele Gay were living in Newtown, Connecticut and planning a move to Massachusetts. Their daughter Josephine was one of the children cruelly taken in the first grade classroom at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
SWAT Team Drill Catches Students Off Guard At Silver Lake SchoolsMore 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.