Newtown, Connecticut has been known for one thing since the shooting there in December. But the town has a long and colorful history, and that's what Daniel Cruson wants people to think about when they think of Newtown. He's the town historian, and the author of a new book called "Legendary Locals of Newtown." He spoke with WSHU's Craig LeMoult.
Small business owners in Sandy Hook, Conn. say things have been tough since the school shooting there in December, but things are starting to look up. They spoke with Governor Dannel Malloy, who visited their businesses Wednesday.
The committee tasked with distributing $7.7 million collected by the United Way for families of the Newtown shooting victims announced Wednesday how that money will be divided. The distribution of millions of additional dollars remains controversial.
Connecticut Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman spoke to her counterparts from around the country Thursday at the annual conference of The National Lieutenant Governors Association. Wyman spoke with WSHU and reflected on how her role is different from some other Lieutenant Governors.
After the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut in December, millions of dollars were donated to the families of the victims of that tragedy. And much of that money has yet to be distributed. That process has led to complaints from families of the victims.