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A flag flies at half staff in front of the Reed Intermediate School in Newtown, Connecticut, following a shooting nearby at Sandy Hook Elementary School. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Update: Sandy Hook Shooting

  From the editor, Monday, December 17:   The Mercurial will not be doing any further reporting on the Sandy Hook shooting and will instead be focusing on getting the word out about how to help the Sandy Hook community.  If you have any information… Read more »


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In this photo provided by the Newtown Bee, State Police lead children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Photo: Newtown Bee, Shannon Hicks / AP

26 Declared Dead in Newtown School Shooting

  A shooting that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut around 9:30am has left 26 children and adults dead.  Reports indicate that 20 students and six adults, including the schools’s principal, Dawn Hochsprung, and the school’s psychologist were killed.  Reports indicate that… Read more »


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Sandy: Monday Afternoon Update

October 29, 2:10pm   A strengthening Hurricane Sandy continues to move up the East Coast and to the west at 18 miles per hour (mph), bringing with her lots of rain, high ocean surges along the coast, and top sustained winds of 90 mph.  At… Read more »


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Let’s Crowdsource Sandy – Report Outages & Other Storm-Related Issues Here

  Are you ready for Hurricane Sandy? Here’s a comprehensive  article on how to be prepared from CTWatchdog. And now, you can be part of the solution.   The Mercurial and the Independent Media Network, a group of over 70 Connecticut independent online publishers, is utilizing SeeClickFix,… Read more »


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“Avant-Twang” at The Mercurial

  “Avant-twang” musician Lys Guillorn performed at The Mercurial Gallery in downtown Danbury this past Saturday, October 20, in accompaniment to the ‘Still…’ photography exhibition on display through October 26, in which Guillorn is a featured artist.   Check out Guillorn performing the original “Hard… Read more »


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