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File photo of a sign in Newtown, Conn. with information about the town. (Photo by WTIC's Nicole Jacques.)

Town Voters Accept $50M For New Sandy Hook School

Newtown voters have accepted a $50 million grant from the state of Connecticut to build a new Sandy Hook Elementary School, the site of last year’s school massacre.

10/06/2013

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Should School Officials Be Able To Use Notification Systems To Remind Parents To Vote?

Stonington officials have joined local education officials urging repeal of a state law forbidding school officials from using their notification system to remind parents to vote in budget referendums.

09/16/2013

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Newtown Adopts New Firearms Ordinance

More than a year after debate began Newtown’s Legislative Council has unanimously approved a firearms ordinance limiting recreational shooting.

09/10/2013

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Two Arrested After School Finds Child With Burned Foot

Danbury police are holding two adults after school authorities and the Department of Children and Families reported serious injuries to the left foot of an eight-year-old-child.

08/30/2013

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12-Year-Old Charged With Criminal Intent To Commit Murder

A 12-year-old Danbury boy has been charged with criminal intent to commit murder after police say he brought a knife to school, intending to harm classmates.

06/26/2013

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CPR Added As Requirement For RI High School Graduation

High school seniors in Rhode Island will be required to be trained in CPR and the use of a defibrillator before they can graduate under a newly enacted law.

06/25/2013

Families of Newtown shooting victims at the state Capitol, asking legislators to change the law to ensure photos from the school could be kept private, along with recordings of 911 calls and other documents. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Calls For Action Mark 6 Months Since Newtown

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Six months after the Newtown school shooting, the tragedy will be marked with a moment of silence, the reading of thousands of names of gun violence victims and calls around the […]

06/14/2013

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Call To Restore School Transportation Funding

A coalition of education organizations and municipalities is urging Connecticut legislators to restore state funding for school transportation expenses.

05/14/2013

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School Safety Topic Of Hartford Conference

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Newtown First Selectman Patricia Llodra (LOH’-dra) have spoken about school safety at a Hartford conference that drew more than 400 people who work in or around schools.

05/01/2013

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March Snowfall Delays Schools, Causes Accidents

Snow and sleet blasted the Northeast on the last full day of winter Tuesday, closing schools and turning roads into a slick mess that got the Harlem Globetrotters’ bus into a minor accident.

03/19/2013

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