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13 min ago | The Newtown Bee
Newtown is among a growing number of towns in recent years infested with the emerald ash borer, "a destructive insect responsible for the death and decline" of ash trees throughout the country, according to the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.
4 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
Frustrated with politicians who enacted the post-Newtown gun restrictions, Second Amendment rights activists head to the polls this year determined to channel their anger into electoral success.
An advertising sign depicting the facade of The Summit at Newtown is posted at the 146 South Main Street site where the project's developer plans to construct the mixed commercial/residential project.
ARMED DOCTOR THWARTS SHOOTER IN PHILY HOSPITAL, a gun-rights case is born. "The question of whether it's a good idea to arm doctors and teachers and others who work in places historically targeted by mass shooters has been recurrent in the news since even before the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn.
Ryan Knaggs of Newtown, a former Fairfield resident and a book dealer, waits for the annual Pequot Library Book Sale to begin on opening day.
More than a year and a half after Adam Lanza brutally murdered of 26 women and children at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, parents and relatives of the victims still relive the terror of that fateful day along with the daily anguish and torment they suffer over the loss of their loved ones.
Fairfield police say a sign on the Sandy Hook Memorial Playground at Penfield Beach that honors Jessica Rekos, one of the 20 first-graders killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in Newtown, was vandalized at some point over the weekend, according to the Fairfield Citizen.
Two development firms are proposing the construction of a cluster-style residential subdivision that would hold 23 single-family house lots on a 167-acre tract.
Investing in Metro-North Railroad infrastructure is critical to growing our local economy, creating Fairfield County jobs, and attracting and retaining the next generation of commuters.
Police continue to search for a Newtown resident who disappeared almost a year ago without his cellphone, wallet, shoes or blood pressure medication.
Connecticut's services for mentally-ill children and young adults are a maze of sometimes effective, often troubled programs that can become a nightmare for parents who try to navigate them.
In recent years, gun sales have gone through the roof out of fear gun laws would drastically change, but they didn't.
Dylan Cortese, 14, left of Newtown, Conn., and Jerome Grant of Plainville, Conn.
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