Route 202 in New Milford remains closed at Route 67, Route 7 and Bridge Street due to water over the road.
The New Milford School district is transitioning to a new Student Information System this year. Some parents reported not receiving alerts about yesterday's school closing because of the new system update. Superintendent Alisha DiCorpo encouraged parents to go to the district's homepage and sign up for the school messenger portal.
Due to the excessive rainfall from the remnants of Ida, the Lynn Deming Park swim area in New Milford remains closed today, but plans call for it to reopen tomorrow. The swim area was closed Thursday.
Lake Lillinonah has been drawn down about 10 to 11 feet below typical operating levels in anticipation of the high flows in the Housatonic River. At this level, the Pond Brook and Route 133 "Steel Bridge" boat launches are not usable by trailered boats.