Newtown Post-Storm Info

May 16, 2018

Newtown First Selectman Rosenthal has declared a state of emergency.

Areas that are completely cut off by downed trees and wires include but are not limited to: Route 34 / Chestnut Hill Road, Lakeview Terrace, Black Bridge Road / Walnut Tree Hill Road, Lower Pootatuck Park /Edgelake, Currituck Road / Tunnel Road.

Cell phone/electronic equipment charging

  • The Newtown Municipal Center, located at Fairfield Hills is open Wed. to 8 p.m., Thurs. and Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Newtown Senior Center at 14 Riverside Rd, Sandy Hook, Mon. thru Fri. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Cyrenius Booth Library, 25 Main Street, Newtown. Hours: Mon. thru Thurs. – 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fri. – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun. 12 to 5 p.m.


  • Newtown High School, 12 Berkshire Road, Sandy Hook Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Enter at Main Entrance. Will update if/as necessary
  • NYA Sports and Fitness, 4 Primrose Street, located at Fairfield Hills, 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., check in at front desk


  • The Fire houses in your neighborhood. Fill from a hose, bring your own containers.
  • Park & Rec Garage (across from Reed School). Fill from a hose, bring your own containers