| Jan 8, 2013
This was Chris Canetti's idea. This is Marcus Tracy's hometown.
The idea was to bring the beautiful game to a place where, for a day, ugliness knew no bounds. And while no game could ever undo the 26 senseless murders at Sandy Hook Elementary School...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Usually, at this time of year, I write my "Stanta" column, complete with a mug of me decked in a red Santa suit and hat — and giving good-natured, gift-giving jabs at some notable Nutmeggers.
It's meant to end the year with a little merriment...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 5:10 PM
After Dan Honan finally finished the unspeakable task of laying to rest 11 first-graders in five days, he sat and tried to put it in perspective at the same hardwood table where those children's families had made plans no one should ever make.
| Dec 21, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Despair at the massacre of innocents at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown will spur action from political leaders. It will also remind us of our limitations.
There will be changes in laws regulating the manufacture, sale and use of guns....
| Dec 27, 2012
| 9:34 AM
My wrap-up column for the year concerns the single event that dominates all others: the mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
I grew up with guns. On the farm, there were rifles tucked in the corner of the entry hall. They were there...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 8:17 PM
Newtown, Connecticut, was full of grief, full of horror and -- despite the emergence of new details -- full of questions Sunday, two days after a school shooting massacre rocked the New England community.
Here are some of the latest developments about...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 9:05 PM
THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you, Governor. To all the families, first responders, to the community of Newtown, clergy, guests -- Scripture tells us: “…do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away…...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 12:21 PM
At a time when Newtown should be reveling in holiday cheer, the grief-stricken community is beginning the grim task of lowering little coffins into the ground.
Children were among the mourners at 6-year-old Jack Pinto's funeral.
Noah Pozner, another 6-...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 3:14 PM
After Friday's deadly shooting in Newtown, Conn., some parents in Central Indiana have expressed concerns about security measures here.
"It makes me want to send my kids to school with, at least, a Taser or something," said Brandy Ludlum, a mother...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 2:24 AM
With memories of last week's school massacre still hauntingly fresh, most students in Newtown will return to the classroom Tuesday with their sense of normalcy shattered.
They'll see more police and more counselors in their buildings. But nothing can...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 4:49 PM
During Wednesday's debate on new gun laws, Sen. John Kissel rose and began a lengthy set of remarks with two anecdotes.
First, the Enfield Republican spoke movingly of hugging his youngest son, Tristan, on the day of the Newtown massacre, one day before...