| Dec 21, 2012
| 5:26 PM
The National Rifle Association's response Friday to the Newtown school massacre — a proposal to post armed police officers in every school in the country — failed to impress many in Connecticut on a day when funerals were still being held...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 3:44 PM
— The world has been grieving along with Newtown and the physical manifestation of that grief — a tide of teddy bears and toys, letters and cards, checks and cash, even hams and turkeys — has been delivered by mail and by hand since just...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:35 PM
1) Connecticut Cigar Company
43 Bank St.
2) Beans and Leaves
1565 Black Rock Tnpke.
3) Big Buddha Cigar Lounge
27 Hawleyville Road
| Apr 30, 2013
| 11:56 AM
No one should be surprised that Sturm, Ruger & Co. reported record sales for the first three months of 2013. Even before the Newtown tragedy, in early 2012, the Fairfield-based gunmaker had to halt new sales for a few weeks just to keep up with the...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:16 PM
A nation weeps.
At 9:30 a.m., a man in his 20s walks into an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., where his mother taught and proceeds to shoot and kill the equivalent of a filled classroom of people, most of them young children. It is the most...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:13 PM
The village of Sandy Hook is within the town of Newtown, the fifth-largest town in Connecticut at about 60 square miles.
With a population of about 27,000 people, the suburban town is just east of the city of Danbury, but it also has large rural areas....
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:22 PM
IF YOU WANT TO HELP:
The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 9:15 AM
If the reactions of the past three days hold up, we're likely to see some kind of ban on assault weapons or on the ammo magazines of the sort used by the Newtown shooter.
That's good news for people who have been pushing for this since forever, many...
| Dec 18, 2012
In the aftermath of last week's mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, it's natural for children all over Connecticut to be anxious and even frightened, not just about going to school but about life in general. Child guidance experts...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:44 PM
There are some interesting results from a new Roanoke College poll.
It asked respondents about important social issues nationally, and polled people across Virginia.
On immigration reform, when offered a choice of how to deal with immigrants in the U....
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Caroline Kendall Kortner led a brief and often hellish life.
Born in 1970, Kendall, as she was called, lived out her childhood in the Cos Cob neighborhood of Greenwich. When she was eight, a neighborhood boy began sexually molesting her. Soon after, she...