The annual Christmas Tree lighting in Newtown will be held tonight, but it will be modified. The tree at Rams Pasteure and Main Street will be lit before dark and there will not be a ceremony. Newtown Residents are invited to drive by the illuminated tree from 5-10pm. Hawley Road will be temporarily closed from 4:30 until 8pm, but all other roadways will remain open. Police asked motorists to use caution when driving in the area, and enjoy the evening. The Newtown Parks and Recreation Department, The Tree Lighting Committee and The Borough of Newtown will be lighting the luminary.