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Honoring Our Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

Posted on May 22, 2020 by hbrooks


Each May, Newtown comes together to honor the heroic sacrifice of the men and women in uniform who died in service to our great nation. We celebrate their lives with ceremonies, parades, and gatherings in observance of our shared belief in freedom and democracy for all. It is a solemn yet hopeful display of patriotism in our perpetual quest for a better and brighter future.

This year, amid a new challenge we face together, we will not commemorate this national holiday with our traditional pomp and

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COVID-19 Business Reopening Resources

Posted on May 21, 2020 by hbrooks


With yesterday’s reopening of many business sectors across the state, numerous state agencies are providing resources, guidance, and rules for businesses and patrons to reference. Below, you will find links to many of these current guidelines, along with some general resources you may find helpful as you navigate the state’s phased reopening.

Stay-tuned for future updates because, as we found with the delayed opening of hair salons and barber shops, things are subject to sudden change for reasons

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COVID-19 Update – May 19

Posted on May 19, 2020 by hbrooks


State Prepares for First Phase of Business Reopenings on May 20

Beginning tomorrow, May 20, some businesses will be allowed to open, including restaurants with outdoor seating, offices, outdoor museums and zoos, and retail shops and malls.

Please click here for sector-by-sector guides on reopening.

Unfortunately, barber shops and hair salons, originally to be part of the May 20 reopenings, were withdrawn from Phase 1 in an announcement by Governor Lamont yesterday, citing concerns expressed by some

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