Showers Available Tomorrow at Newtown High School

Important storm-recovery resources for Newtown residents

Water

Firehouses – Sandy Hook, Hook and Ladder and Botsford – Fill from a hose, bring your own containers.

Park & Rec Garage (across from Reed School). Fill from a hose, bring your own containers.

Showers

Showers will be available tomorrow morning 6 am at the Newtown High School, 12 Berkshire Road, Sandy Hook and daily thereafter 6 am to 9 pm.  Please enter through the rear “glass” entrance nearest the gym/locker rooms/showers – drive past the High School Building Main entrance and circle down to the right.

Dumpsters

Dumpsters will be available for food waste only, at the Botsford, Dodgingtown and Sandy Hook Firehouses starting on Thursday, August 6th. 

Special Health Needs/Questions

Contact Newtown Human Services, tel 203-270-4330 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Contact Donna Culbert, Newtown Health District, tel 203-270-4291 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. After hours tel 203-270-4200

We ask that you please check on any elderly or frail neighbors to be certain they are doing OK.

Important numbers and contact information:

If there is a Life Safety Emergency – call 911 Power outage – call 800-286-2000 Code Red – register at Emergency Management on the Public Safety page on the Town of Newtown’s website http://www.newtown-ct.gov/emergency-management or call 203-270-4370 for assistance; Smart 911 – register at Emergency Management on the Public Safety page on the Town of Newtown’s website http://www.newtown-ct.gov/emergency-management Check the News tab on the Town website: www.newtown-ct.gov You can register there too to receive news.

Connecticut’s free information and referral service: call 2-1-1 or visit www.211ct.org

First Selectman’s office Tel (203) 270-4201

Emergency Management/Fire Marshal Tel (203) 270-4370

  • Newtown Community Center Tel (203) 270-4349
  • Newtown Human Services Tel (203) 270-4330
  • Newtown Health District Tel (203) 270-4291
  • Newtown Communications routine line Tel (203) 270-4200