- Wednesday, May 29, 2013
To the Editor:
It is with the heaviest of hearts that we, as a community, are beginning to move forward following the events of 12/14/12. Newtown has forever been changed, especially in our close-knit community where six degrees of separation isn't the norm, but rather one or two.
- Friday, May 3, 2013
If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another. If you wish to know that you are safe, cause another to know that they are safe. If you wish to better understand seemingly incomprehensible things, help another to better understand. If you wish to heal your own sadness or anger, seek to heal the sadness or anger of another. —His Holiness The Dalai Lama
- Monday, April 29, 2013
A small banner was signed last week by employes of Newtown Municipal Center, first responders and even some of the families who lost loved ones on 12/14. The banner has been sent to Boston, offering a symbol of solidarity between two New England locations rocked by violence in the past months
- Tuesday, April 23, 2013
For local volunteer Eileen Byrnes, hanging Hearts of Hope — palm-sized ceramic hearts accompanied by a message of love — all around Newtown for Valentine’s Day, the two-month anniversary of the 12/14 shootings, was “like being the Easter Bunny. It was so much fun.”
- Tuesday, April 16, 2013
HARTFORD – Governor Dannel P. Malloy, following a proclamation from President Barack Obama, has ordered US and Connecticut flags to fly at half-staff in honor of the victims of yesterday’s bombing at the Boston Marathon.
- Monday, March 4, 2013
The “Night For Newtown At Fenway Park” is a special fundraiser for the anticipated EverWonder Children’s Museum in Newtown, coordinated by Newtown High School graduates currently living in Boston.
In response to the tragedy of 12/14, nine young people found themselves pulled together, and like so many others, began asking what they could do to help ease the pain in their hometown.