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Moment of Silence Friday Morning in Fairfield to Honor Newtown

The moment of silence will be held statewide -- and perhaps nationwide -- at 9:30 a.m. Friday.

The bell at Old Town Hall will toll 26 times Friday morning of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

The town of Fairfield is asking residents to participate in a moment of silence at 9:30 a.m. During this moment, the bell will be rung in memory the lives cut short on Friday, Dec. 14.

Gov. Dannel Malloy has proclaimed Friday, Dec. 21, a "Day of Mourning" across the state and asks that all residents take part in the moment of silence. He has also requested that government buildings and places of worship ring their bells 26 times Friday morning.

Malloy has written a letter to every governor in the country, asking that each state support Connecticut in this moment of silence on Friday.

Jim Eastwood December 21, 2012 at 12:30 PM
Good Morning everyone Please for the Newtown people(and many I know) 26 "acts Of Kindness" Be kind to each other, slow down and take the time for silence at 9:30 to 9:31 am(that is the actual time) Be Nice to each other and Thank Who ever you believe in --That you and your Children are safe Enjoy the Holdays as best bthat you can
Jim Eastwood December 21, 2012 at 04:16 PM
To all Just suggested by a Lady that Cares on Black Rock Turnpike Why Don't we Change our Holiday Lights to a COMBINATION of GREEN and WHITE That is the New town school colors I Just did my Window "Candles " to that 26 "Acts of kindness"

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