Emergency Preparedness

  • EDC Offering Emergency Preparedness Seminar, August 13

    Are you prepared for the next storm or potential emergency? The Newtown Economic Development Commission (EDC) will offer “Community Preparedness: Small Businesses and Families Leading the Way by Preparing Themselves,” a free seminar, on Tuesday, August 13.

    The program will be presented in Newtown Municipal Center Council Chambers, 3 Primrose Street, from 8:30 to 10 am.

    Attendees will learn how to prepare and protect themselves and their businesses in case of an emergency.

  • Officials Prepare For Statewide Disaster Drill

    Newtown preparedness, emergency, utility, and health officials met Tuesday afternoon to solidify plans for both public and behind-the-scenes activities that will play out locally, as part of a statewide disaster drill simulating an imminent Category 3 hurricane, its landfall, and aftermath, July 28 through 31.