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Ginny Schmidt-Gedney, center, has opened up her Danbury home to two exchange students from China.
8 hrs ago | Connecticut Post
For better or worse, Republican Tom Foley's gubernatorial prospects are now intertwined with the largest gun owners group in the state, which is leading the charge against sweeping firearms restrictions passed in response to the Newtown massacre.
In order to comply with a new state-mandated school security plan, the district will hire a school security coordinator for the upcoming academic year to implement a list of 90-plus safety initiatives.
Under Connecticut's new gun control law, gun owners who failed to register their now-banned assault weapons by a January deadline could face a misdemeanor charge if caught, not a felony as described by Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley during a debate.
Progress on building a school in Liberia that was funded by an anonymous couple on the West Coast and Reed Intermediate School's Pushcart Warriors has been halted, due to the spread of Ebola.
Although just a drill, the scenario is all too common after the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut in 2012, when 20 children and six adults were killed by a single shooter.
You might think the support of a statewide group that boasts more than 15,000 passionate and engaged members would be a political plum for Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley .
The Newtown, Conn., school shooting in December 2012 led many in the public to assume that some sort of legislation to deter the availability of weapons was around the corner.
Denis Hamill spoke to a Newtown father on Tuesday, the first day of school for Sandy Hook students.
Tender buttermilk biscuits are heavenly spread with sweet homemade honey butter.
The Inland Wetlands Commission is expected to postpone its public hearing on a proposed 23-lot cluster-style residential subdivision in Dodgingtown, which initially had been scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, August 27. Town land use officials said on Tuesday that the public hearing on the proposed The Preserve at Newtown would be rescheduled ... (more)
A bloodmobile from the American Red Cross will be in the parking lot of Masonicare at Newtown, 139 Toddy Hill Road, between Routes 25 and 34. Uneasy because you've never donated before? Just go to http://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/first-time-donors for more information!
Newtown, Conn.-Effective today, EverWonder will close for the fall season as it prepares its new space for an opening later in the winter.
Government workers are almost twice as likely to file reports for illnesses or injuries related to chronic conditions than workers in the private sector, according to the latest annual report to the state's Workers' Compensation Commission.
The Town of Newtown has announced road work to be done on several roads in town this week.
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