As the nation and the world focus on the Connecticut school shooting, many people are turning to local news sources in Newtown for information and ways to help.
Some of the best advice – and some of the best reporting on this national tragedy – can be found at two local web sites in Newtown.
“United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) extends our most sincere condolences and prayers to all those families affected by the devastating events in Newtown/Sandy Hook, Connecticut,” writes David Deschenes, an official with UWWC, on Newtown.patch. “While the eyes of the world may be on Newtown/Sandy Hook, to our staff, volunteers and contributors, Newtown is home. We will stand with the community and everyone affected directly and indirectly by this senseless event as we face the days and weeks ahead.”