Monthly Archive for December, 2012

: December, 2012

Firearm sales in Connecticut soar (graphics)

Firearm sales in Connecticut soared in 2012, reflecting a dramatic decade-long rise as residents armed themselves in an era of growing concerns about horrific crimes – such as the Newtown school

More lawmakers, leaders call for guns in schools

After the Newtown shooting that left 20 students and six educators dead, the National Rifle Association CEO called for armed guards at all school before kids returned from holiday breaks. Now the

Expanded plans for children at Columbine speaker event

The church near Newtown that is hosting a Columbine survivor to talk about her experiences has expanded plans for a children’s ministry in effort to accommodate more families. Crystal Woodman Miller

Milford to host Newtown fundraiser on Jan. 20

A number of Milford residents and businesses have teamed together to organize an event that will raise over $10,000 to donate directly to the families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School.

New York group give free massages to Sandy Hook

A group from New York City has teamed with therapists from Southbury, Conn., to bring free massages, acupuncture and counselors to Newtown. The effort is called the Sandy Hook Healing Project. It

Paper snowflakes, heart descend on Newtown

The paper hearts are expected to arrive in Newtown packed in batches of 10,000. The idea began with a family wanting to make enough paper hearts to stretch the roughly 2,000 miles from Billings,

Christmas Eve support in Newtown (video)

As Christmas came to Newtown – the Connecticut city recovering from the worst elementary school shooting in U.S. history – the Henderson family was outside town hall. “Everybody wants to do

Police pour in to relieve Newtown

It’s feezing cold, snow’s starting to whip his face, he’s more than 50 miles from home and it’s Christmas Eve, but Officer Tom Bull is right where he wants to be: Directing traffic near the Newtown

Columbine survivor to speak near Newtown

A Columbine High School massacre survivor is planning to speak Dec. 30 at Calvary Chapel Southbury – a church roughly eight miles from Newtown, where 20 children and six school staff members were

Children’s messages to Newtown kids (Photos)

More than a week after the shooting that took 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School, messages kept arriving from around the world. There was a card from the Philippines, letters