Posts Categorized: Local News

Brause Realty Donates Space for HealingNewtown’s Art Activities

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  The Newtown Cultural Arts Commission (NCAC) met last week for the first time in its temporary headquarters for the HealingNewtown project, an operation to help NCAC to manage the overwhelming response by artists, arts organizations, stakeholders, and the overwhelming number of creative contributions being… Read more »

Does Your Neighbor Own a Gun? You’ll Never Know in CT

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  In the wake of the Newtown school shooting, the Journal News of New York published an article and interactive maps including the names and addresses of Westchester and Rockland county gun owners. It prompted outrage from some readers, while others appreciated the information.   The controversial decision by… Read more »

Update: Sandy Hook Shooting

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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

  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 »

26 Declared Dead in Newtown School Shooting

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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

  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 »

The American Crawl, or, Happy Pre-Election Day

Posted by & filed under Health & Humanity, Health & Humanity News, Local, Local News, Musings, Politics, at Home & Abroad, Top Stories.

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  This November morning, a three-day-old headline was still circulating above the fold on the website of the French paper, Le Monde.   The French, or the French news industry at least, are rather interested in our political nature despite what certain puss-filled warts and… Read more »