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WASHINGTON -- Connecticut lawmakers and gun-control advocates on Tuesday renewed their calls for gun-violence-prevention legislation to mark the two-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings this week.
NEW BRITAIN — Standing on a chair so she could reach the microphone, 8-year-old Marie Morosky read a message of peace Monday for her classmates and countless others who grieved after the horrific school shootings in Newtown in 2012.
NEWTOWN -- It could be something as simple as buying a cup of coffee for a stranger, reading a story to a child at the local library or buying a holiday gift for a family in need.
NEW MILFORD - A local arm of a national nonprofit that has rehabilitated nearly 200 homes in Litchfield County over the past decade has been awarded a $50,000 federal grant to help fund its efforts.
NEW MILFORD -- Ceia Webb has high praise for the U.S. Department of Agriculture for its assistance in meeting the needs of low-income senior citizens in Litchfield County.
Webb is executive director of Rebuilding Together of Litchfield County, and her organization has received a $50,000 Housing Preservation Grant through the USDA to help with its outreach.
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LITCHFIELD — The superintendent of Region 6 schools was a special guest at the White House on Wednesday.
Ed Drapp was one of more than 100 superintendents from across the country who took part in President Barack Obama's ConnectED to the Future event.
Despite being a political target of national Republicans, Connecticut's Fifth District Democratic Representative Elizabeth Esty survived her first re-election campaign.
As the nation marked Veterans Day on Tuesday, the state announced a new effort to find and reach out to veteran-owned businesses.
NEW BRITAIN — A new federal grant could help more than 250 long-term unemployed residents of central and northern Connecticut get training for new careers, Capital Workforce Partners announced Monday.