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Local Services To Honor Those Killed In Newtown

We are heartbroken by the terrible shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.  When a tragedy like this strikes, we come together and comfort each other as best we can. Today there are two local events to honor those killed in Newtown.  Following is the information on both.   Please think of attending the one which connects with you most and be comforted by the caring individuals which make up our communities of Barkhamsted and New Hartford.

5:15 p.m.  St. John’s Episcopal Church on the Green (off Route 44) in Pine Meadow

This service will include words offered by representatives of different houses of worship, as well as school and community leaders.

6:00 p.m. Barkhamsted Elementary School, Ripley Hill Road, Pleasant Valley:

In memory of the victims and to show our support of the survivors of this tragedy, The town and its ministers will hold a vigil at the Barkhamsted School on Sunday evening at 6:00PM, rain or shine.

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Hartford vigil for the victims of the Newtown school shooting, December 14, 2012. Photo: Christine Stuart,

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