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May 20, 2014 10:22 am
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June 27, 2014

Newtown Families Offer Insight Into Aftermath of Shooting

by Hugh McQuaid | June 27, 2014 3:28pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo The parents of one Sandy Hook Elementary School victim rebuked Newtown’s municipal government Friday for failing to keep the families of the victims informed following the massacre.

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June 20, 2014

OP-ED | It’s Past Time to Fix Our Broken Mental Health Care System

by Sarah Darer Littman | June 20, 2014 9:00am

The Task Force to Study the Provision of Behavioral Health Services for Young Adults released its report earlier this week. I underlined one sentence on page iii, several times in red: “The behavioral health care system is not user-friendly for those in need.”

That has got to be the understatement of the year, if not the decade.

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April 9, 2014

Boughton Ends Affiliation With Bloomberg Group

by Christine Stuart | April 9, 2014 5:23pm

Christine Stuart file photo Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton’s decision to end his relationship with Mayors Against Illegal Guns comes just a few days after he was publicly criticized by Second Amendment supporters at a Capitol rally.

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March 10, 2014

Sen. President Urges Rejection of Task Force Bill

by Hugh McQuaid | March 10, 2014 3:47pm

Christine Stuart photo Senate President Donald Williams voiced strong opposition Monday to legislation restricting public access to recordings of 911 calls, calling the bill “unnecessary,” “counterproductive,” and “destructive.”

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Lanza’s Father Gives Interview to The New Yorker

by Christine Stuart | March 10, 2014 9:48am

The father of the gunman who took the lives of 20 students and six educators is speaking publicly for the first time in a 7,600-word article published today in The New Yorker.

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February 14, 2014

Malloy Will Offer Amnesty After All To Some Gun Owners

by Hugh McQuaid | February 14, 2014 5:52pm

CTNJ file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration has concluded it can process without additional legislation some of the late-arriving firearm registration paperwork mailed in by gun owners attempting to comply with a new law.

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January 30, 2014

Federal Court Finds New Gun Laws Constitutional

by Hugh McQuaid | January 30, 2014 6:23pm

Christine Stuart file photo A federal court judge ruled Thursday that the state’s new gun control law passes constitutional muster, even if it is a burden on gun owners.

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January 24, 2014

Task Force Wants Copying Certain Records To Be A Crime

by Hugh McQuaid | January 24, 2014 6:13pm

Hugh McQuaid file photo An early draft of a report from a task force weighing privacy against public disclosure would have recommended making it a felony to copy certain law enforcement records without permission.

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January 17, 2014

Psychologists: Autism Diagnosis Is Not Related To Violent Behavior

by Christine Stuart | January 17, 2014 6:28pm

Christine Stuart photo Psychology professors from Stony Brook University and Yale University on Friday told the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission that autistic children are at risk of social isolation, but are not more violent than the general population.

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OP-ED | Don’t Let Newtown Fade from Memory

by Susan Bigelow | January 17, 2014 9:51am


We are forgetting Newtown.

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