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  • Slowly But Surely, Attention Turning To Future Of Sandy Hook School

    Knowing that Sandy Hook School students and staff will be welcome and secure at Monroe’s Chalk Hill School facility until at least June of 2014, First Selectman Pat Llodra and a number of other officials at the local, state and federal level are beginning the long process of focusing on how, when and where students and staff will eventually return home to Newtown.

  • Details And Names Slow To Emerge In Wake Of School Shootings

    Newtown was stunned with disbelief and then shattered with grief Friday as few tragic details of a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School filtered out through authorities.

    After parents and a gathering media corps waited for hours for some official word on shootings, Newtown Police and Connecticut State Police conducted a brief press conference at nearby Treadwell Park in the early afternoon to announce that the as-yet unidentified shooter was dead at the school.

  • Shooting Reported Sandy Hook Elementary School

    State and Newtown police, ambulance, and emergency response personnel responded to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shortly after 9:30 am, Friday, following reports of a shooting. One child was carried from the school by a police officer, apparently seriously wounded.

    The other children in the school are exiting the school under state police protection.

    All of Newtown's schools are in lockdown, and the private schools have in town have been notified of an alleged shooting being reported at Sandy Hook Elementary School.