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3 hrs ago | News Times
On the morning of Dec. 14, 2012, Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis was reading to her classroom of first-graders at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, when she heard rapid-fire gunshots repeating over and over.
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7 hrs ago | Car & Driver
General Motors is invoking a clause from its 2009 bankruptcy that would block most of its customers from suing the automaker over faulty ignition switches .
11 hrs ago | CNN
His 6-year-old grandson, Ben Wheeler, was one of 26 people killed in the December 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
16 hrs ago | The Hill
Where are Connecticut's cash-strapped municipalities going to find the money to shoulder open-ended costs associated with mental stress claims brought through an expanded workers' compensation system? With homeowners and businesses taxed to the breaking point in many jurisdictions and some local governments choosing between laying off a teacher or ... (more)
At 2 pm Tuesday, about 500 fewer Newtown residents had turned out to cast budget votes than at the same time in last year's first referendum according to the local Registrars' office.
Left to right are Chris Luongo of Bethel and Miles Everett of Thomaston rehearsing a scene from "The Glass Menagerie," opening at Town Players of Newtown on Friday, April 25. Fresh off of its recent Broadway revival, Tennessee Williams' classic "The Glass Menagerie" kicks off Town Players' 2014 season on Friday, April 25. Directed by Marla Manning, ... (more)
Following the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., more than a year ago, while President Obama and congressional Democrats were blaming the violence on guns, Republicans sought out and asked the only clinical psychologist in the House to look into the connection between the sorts of mass shootings that have plagued the ... (more)
Newtown Labor Day Parade Committee President Beth Caldwell, left, presented C.H. Booth Library Acting Director Beryl Harrison with a framed poster depicting the 2013 parade program cover on Monday, April 21. Ms Caldwell also announced that the 2014 parade theme, suggested by Ms Harrison, has been selected.
Forget about crumbling schools and kids who can't read. Here in Toronto, our school board is debating whether to require grannies who help out on Grade 5 school trips to obtain criminal background checks.
Members of the General Electric Recovery Team, Elizabeth Rallo, left, Anne Alzapiedi, center, and Joni Capoccitti pose inside the Newtown Municipal Center in Newtown, Conn.
Following the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, the 12.14 Foundation was created with the mission of building a landmark Performing Arts Centre in Newtown, Connecticut, in memory of those lost on December 14, 2012.
Newtown, CT, United States - Despite wintry conditions, the Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has stocked around 400,000 trout in water across the state as the fishing season opened last Saturday.
The Rev. Peg Chemberlin is the executive director of the Minnesota Council of Churches.
Meryl and Stewart Ain, two of the authors of the recently released book The Living Memories Project: Legacies That Last , will be part of a special event at Congregation Adath Israel on May 4. The public is invited to support Newtown families who created foundations, scholarships, advocacy organizations and other memorials in sacred tribute to ... (more)