These have been difficult times. The horrible events that unfolded at Sandy Hook Elementary School last Friday have made all of us look at the world differently.
On Wednesday night myself and the Chief Elected officials from several of the surrounding towns hosted a "Tribute to Newtown" at Western Connecticut State University. It was a moving vigil to express to Newtown our support and our love for them.
Newtown will need all of our collective strength and love as they begin to put the pieces of their shattered lives back together.
Through the holidays, we stand firm with the people of Newtown as they deal with this tragedy. We stand ready to provide any support that they may need in the coming days, months, and years.
We are Newtown.
This holiday season, hold your loved ones tight, revel in the joy of your love for them, and please take time to pray for the people among us that are going through so much pain.
May God bless you and your family,
Mark and Phyllis Boughton