Vigils scheduled

To show our support for the families affected by the tragedy in Newtown, Fairfielders have set up a few vigils and services today and tomorrow.
A town-wide community vigil is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 17, at 5 p.m. on Sherman Green. Community and spiritual leaders are being invited to help lead this vigil. According to a statement, “The Fairfield Board of Selectmen understands that it is important that the community have the opportunity to come together as a whole to grieve, as well as to support the survivors of the tragedy and our very own first responders who were there in Newtown Friday.”
According to a post on Facebook, the Stratfield neighborhood will conduct a vigil from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at the corner of Fairfield Woods and Stratfield roads. Participants are asked to bring a Teddy Bear, which will be collected and given to the children and families in Newtown. Candles will be provided.
At 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, First Church Congregational, Beach Road, will host an interfaith service, according to another post on Facebook.

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