Details on Presidential Visit to Newtown Today

The president is expected to attend tonight's interfaith vigil at Newtown High School.

There is no word yet on what roads or highways may be shut down for tonight's expected visit by President Barack Obama, Newtown police said this morning.

The president is scheduled to travel to Newtown to meet the families of victims killed in Friday's shooting and speak at an interfaith vigil at 7 p.m. at Newtown High School.

Closures may affect travel to and from the high school. We will keep updating this article as more detail comes in. 

The high school is at 12 Berkshire Road/Route 34 (Washington Avenue)

Riverside Road remains closed from intersection of Route 34 (downtown Sandy Hook) to Cherry Street, as police continue their investigation at the school.

Davis Dunavin (Editor) December 16, 2012 at 04:32 PM
No new information on road closures at this time, according to local police. Secret Service allegedly working on this right now. We'll keep you updated when we have more info.
Charlie Calderbank December 16, 2012 at 04:50 PM
We are a sandy hook elemantry school family, we want and need to attend
Charlie Calderbank December 16, 2012 at 04:50 PM
Any information would be great
Nikki Brown Fabish December 16, 2012 at 04:58 PM
Just spoke to newtown PD and only new town residents will be allowed to attend vigil.
Aaron Boyd (Editor) December 16, 2012 at 05:09 PM
Traffic throughout town is congested, particularly Church Hill Road, Wasserman Way, Riverside (closed), Philo Curtis (near Treadwell Park) and Berkshire Road.


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