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New Milford Police are participating in the in the Special Olympics torch run.  They will be making their way from the Town Green then south on Route 7.  Drivers are alerted to expect minor delays around 7:30am.


New Milford will pass the torch to Brookfield at the Faith Churcharound 8:45am.  Brookfield officers will run south on Route 202 and take a left onto Federal Road before continuing south all the way through town.


Drivers are cautioned to expect some delays. 


At approximately 9:45am, the Brookfield Police Department will hand the torch over to the Danbury Police Department on Federal Road.  Danbury Officers will then head to White Street and Crosby Street before heading down Main and South Streets.  


They will hand the torch over to the Bethel Police Department.


The Garner Correctional, Newtown Police, and Redding Police Departments will be running the Newtown portion of the 2017 Special Olympics Torch Run.  The run is slated from approximately 11:30am until 1pm.


They will take the Torch from the Bethel Police Department in the area of Dodgingtown Market and from there they will run the torch down Route 302, onto Glover Avenue, make a left onto Queen Street, take a right onto Church Hill Road, and end at the Blue Colony Diner.


The torch will then be passed onto State Police Troop A. 


The Special Olympics torch run is a way to raise awareness for Special Olympics of Connecticut as well as a way for local law enforcement agencies to raise money for Special Olympics of Connecticut.

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