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  • A Town Profile

    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....
  • Commentary: How Much Worse Does It Have To Get?

    Another deadly shooting rampage has stunned our nation, this time in the quiet suburbs of Connecticut. Twenty-seven families have lost loved ones. Parents are preparing to bury their children. And hundreds of elementary school students in Newtown have...
  • Newtown Shooting Ratchets Up School Security Concerns Elsewhere

    Newtown Shooting Ratchets Up School Security Concerns Elsewhere
    School administrators in districts throughout Connecticut are reviewing their security systems and fielding calls from parents worried about their children's safety. Friday's killing of 20 young children and six adults by a gunman at the Sandy Hook...
  • On Owen Canfield And Silver Linings

    Your dad goes to work every day. You know he's a sports writer for a newspaper, a sports editor, a sports columnist, then a general columnist in his semiretired years. He's written thousands of newspaper columns and stories. Maybe tens of thousands....
  • State's 'Essential' Workforce Exceeded 14,500 During Sandy

    Three short items this week: How many essential vs. non-essential state employees were working, or not, during Hurricane Sandy; an ethics fine is announced Friday against a state legislator, three days after he's re-elected; and a Fifth Amendment claim by...
  • Art For Everyone: Publicly Funded Art From the New Deal Era

    Art For Everyone: Publicly Funded Art From the New Deal Era
    Art for Everyone: The Federal Art Project in Connecticut On view until Feb. 5, 2013. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury, mattatuckmuseum.org   Among certain political circles, it is holy writ that the government has never produced, never...
  • Anti-Gun Violence Ad & Spokesperson Show NYC Is Center Of Gun Control Debate

    Anti-Gun Violence Ad & Spokesperson Show NYC Is Center Of Gun Control Debate
    New York City has the toughest gun control laws in the country, but a new ad campaign and the organization behind it show that the effort to curb gun violence nationwide is centered here. Critics of one of the most vocal and powerful groups advocating for...
  • Yankees, Red Sox Pay Opening Day Tribute To Newtown In Pregame Ceremonies

    Yankees, Red Sox Pay Opening Day Tribute To Newtown In Pregame Ceremonies
    The insignias honoring Newtown, a black ribbon with the town's crest, were painted into the grass on the field at Yankee Stadium, and a number of Red Sox players snapped photos. "What we do is provide a distraction, but that's temporary," said Red Sox...
  • Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'

    Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'
    Sada Thompson, a Tony Award-winning actress best known to TV viewers for her Emmy Award-winning role as the matriarch in the 1970s dramatic TV series "Family," has died. She was 83. Thompson, a resident of Southbury, Conn., died of lung disease Wednesday...
  • Veterinarians review the state of their industry

    DENVER, CO. -- The Conference of the American Animal Hospital Association, held March 15-18, was attended by over 1,200 veterinary professionals. AAHA executive director Dr. Michael Cavanaugh kicked off the event with the State of the Industry 2011...
  • Carmen Anthony: A Little Piece Of New York For 15 Years

    Carmen Anthony: A Little Piece Of New York For 15 Years
    Carmen Anthony Vacalebre had already established a successful fast-food business in the 1970s and 1980s with his Me Ma and Arby's franchises. But he wanted to step it up by opening a New York City-style steakhouse, the kind he liked to frequent. He...