The leader of the board that governs Newtown, Conn., says it will not host any townwide events to mark the anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Newtown’s first selectman is asking organizations and individuals to refrain from holding any more special events in the town as it attempts to heal from December’s shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary school.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Newtown First Selectman Patricia Llodra (LOH’-dra) have spoken about school safety at a Hartford conference that drew more than 400 people who work in or around schools.
Newtown First Selectman Patricia Llodra and two local police detectives who were among the first on the scene for the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting will be guests of U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy for President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech.