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  • Newtown 911 Calls Are Public

    Newtown 911 Calls Are Public
    Secrecy in government took a deserved pounding this week. New Britain Superior Court Judge Eliot Prescott struck a welcome blow for openness by ordering the release of 911 calls made to Newtown police about the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • An Embarrassing Sandy Hook Report

    Some high-ranking state officials continue to plunder their credibility in their quest to shut the public out of the people's business. The assault on the public's sensibilities reached a Captain Queeg-like level of madness with the release of Danbury...
  • Flavor Profile: Baro in Fairfield

    Flavor Profile: Baro in Fairfield
    Baró knows what it wants to be: a New World cantina serving craft cocktails and small plates of inspired Latin cuisine. This three-month-old restaurant in the Brick Walk section of downtown Fairfield features a spare, industrial-rustic décor in which to...
  • 5 key points debated in the decision to release Newtown 911 calls

    5 key points debated in the decision to release Newtown 911 calls
    Prior to the Wednesday release of audio recordings of 911 calls made Dec. 14 from Sandy Hook Elementary School, the state's attorney for the Danbury region, Stephen Sedensky III, fought media requests for the recordings. Freedom-of-information advocates...
  • Newtown police 911 tapes to be released Wednesday

    Recordings of the 911 emergency calls made to Newtown, Conn., police on the day of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre will be made public on Wednesday, town officials announced Monday. The announcement means that state officials have decided...
  • If They'd Followed The Law On The 911 Tapes ...

    What if authorities had followed state law and released the Newtown 911 calls when they were requested by the Associated Press, shortly after Adam Lanza's horrific shooting spree on Dec. 14? That's been the practice after other mass homicides. Police in...
  • NU Fundraising Email Reveals Ugly Politics

    Northeast Utilities Chairman, President and CEO Thomas May, a Massachusetts resident, is a successful executive with appalling instincts who made an ugly assault on decency in September. The wealthy executive used the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre...
  • Newtown Tragedy The Focus Of Two Hartford Exhibits

    Newtown Tragedy The Focus Of Two Hartford Exhibits
    While the 26 people who died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings were the most heartbreaking victims of that day of violence, they weren't its only victims. Survivors and town residents struggled for normalcy, and a safe place after the...
  • Newtown 911 calls: 'A new layer of pain for the city,' official says

    Newtown 911 calls: 'A new layer of pain for the city,' official says
    As residents of Newtown, Conn., awaited the release Wednesday of 911 records from the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre a year ago, the city’s top elected official said their unsealing would “create a new layer of pain” for the city....
  • Sandy Hook Report: Why Did It Take 11 Months?

    Sandy Hook Report: Why Did It Take 11 Months?
    It was, as the world has known for almost a year, a horrible, horrible tragedy. Even as the ambulances were arriving on that awful day, it looked like the work of one deeply troubled young man. Why in the name of heaven did it take more than 11 months...
  • Initial Police Response In Sandy Hook Shooting Scrutinized

    Initial Police Response In Sandy Hook Shooting Scrutinized
    State police investigating the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have focused some of their efforts on the police response, interviewing local officers to iron out inconsistencies in their versions of events and examining decisions made in the minutes...