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Legislature shaping response to Newtown shooting

In the wake of the Newtown shooting, State Sen. Joseph Markley (R-16) said he believes a ban on high-capacity magazines and a high tax on ammunition are likely to be…

Hundreds of people turned out for a vigil Monday night in Naugatuck to remember the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. The town of Beacon Falls is participating in a statewide vigil Sunday. –LUKE MARSHALL

Beacon Falls to participate in vigil

BEACON FALLS — The town will take part in a statewide vigil Sunday to remember the victims of the Newtown shooting. The vigil will be held from 6 to 7…

Mourners gather on the Naugatuck Town Green for a candle light vigil to remember the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown. Among those killed was Naugatuck native Dawn (Lafferty) Hochsprung, who was principal of the school. –LUKE MARSHALL

Vigil remembers lives lost in Newtown

NAUGATUCK — The cold and rain could not deter area residents from coming out in force to grieve the loss of children, educators, and one of their own. A large…

This year book photo shows Dawn (Lafferty) Hochsprung, a member of Naugatuck High School’s Class of 1983, running track. Hochsprung was captain of the girls track team her senior year.  -CONTRIBUTED

Borough to hold vigil to remember shooting victims

NAUGATUCK — The borough will hold a vigil Tuesday night beginning at 6 p.m. on the Town Green in remembrance of the victims of Friday’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary…

Dawn Hochsprung

Naugatuck native remembered for being a ‘perfect principal’

Dawn Hochsprung, the principal killed Friday in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, was a dynamic administrator whose passion for children and community made her the “perfect principal,”…