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  • $6 million for school security grants

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. After the 2012 mass elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, Virginia created...
  • CREC Renames School In Honor of Sandy Hook Victim

    CREC Renames School In Honor of Sandy Hook Victim
    The Capitol Region Education Council has renamed one of its magnet schools in honor of Ana Grace Marquez-Greene, a former Hartford resident who was among the young victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting. Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts...
  • Enfield Hosting Security Expert, Holding Public Hearing On Armed Guards Thursday

    ENFIELD – The town council and the board of education will host national security expert Michael Dorn Thursday night. Dorn will speak before a public hearing on the town's school security officer program. Dorn visited Enfield last year to...
  • Foundation Receives State Land For Animal Sanctuary Honoring Sandy Hook Victim

    Foundation Receives State Land For Animal Sanctuary Honoring Sandy Hook Victim
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Wednesday turned over the deed to 34.5 acres of state land in Newtown to a foundation that will use it for animal sanctuary honoring a victim in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Legislation passed in June...
  • Sandy Hook Panel Focusing On Guns, School Safety, Mental Health

    Sandy Hook Panel Focusing On Guns, School Safety, Mental Health
    The Sandy Hook Commission's final report, now expected in December, will touch on school shooter Adam Lanza's mind-set and what might have led to the evil he perpetrated, but the panel's recommendations for change will come from a broader look at the...
  • Insurance Commissioner, Other State Employees, Hop The Globe

    Insurance Commissioner, Other State Employees, Hop The Globe
    Of the 20 work days in June 2013 the state's commissioner of insurance spent 17 away from his desk — far away. Thomas B. Leonardi's schedule that month included trips to Washington, D.C., Rome, Zurich and Seoul. That month's globe-hopping...
  • 'The Why' revival at Blank Theatre sparks fresh questions

     'The Why' revival at Blank Theatre sparks fresh questions
    Comedy isn't the genre that springs to mind when one thinks of school shootings. But that is the unusual — and not insensitive route — Victor Kaufold, a fledgling 19-year-old playwright, took in responding to the tragedy that has come to be...
  • Gabrielle Giffords To Visit Conn. Thursday As Part Of 'Protect All Women' Tour

    Gabrielle Giffords To Visit Conn. Thursday As Part Of 'Protect All Women' Tour
    Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was critically wounded in a 2011 mass shooting, will travel to Connecticut Thursday for one of nine stops on a nationwide tour to push for laws that protect women and families from gun violence. Giffords...
  • Why don't we have an Ebola 'czar,' Sen. McCain? Because of the NRA

    Why don't we have an Ebola 'czar,' Sen. McCain? Because of the NRA
    Donning the mantle of the nation's scaremonger-in-chief, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., appeared Sunday morning on CNN to weigh in on the latest Ebola news. The nugget he and host Candy Crowley were chewing over was that a healthcare worker who had been...
  • Educator At East Hartford's Sunset Ridge School Is State Teacher Of Year

    Educator At East Hartford's Sunset Ridge School Is State Teacher Of Year
    EAST HARTFORD — Sometimes Cara Quinn's sixth grade students at Sunset Ridge School like to call her "crazy." But they mean it in a good way, that she stands out, said Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman to the sixth- and fifth-graders from Sunset Ridge who...
  • O'Malley, Brown are kidding themselves with the 2013 Firearms Safety Act [Letter]

    O'Malley, Brown are kidding themselves with the 2013 Firearms Safety Act [Letter]
    In 2013, I retired as the Commander of the Maryland State Police Licensing Division. Before that, I ran the Maryland State Police Firearms Enforcement Section and the Gang Enforcement Unit. I was also a homicide investigator, drug investigator and...