Saturday marks 20 years since the attacks on the Twin Towers.
Students, staff and Danbury city officials will gather at St. Joseph School this morning for a ceremony at 10 am on the school’s front lawn on Main Street.
Stony Hill Volunteer Fire Company and Bethel Fire will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11th World Trade Center attacks. A ceremony is planned for the front lawn of the Bethel Municipal Center starting at 7:30am and end around 8:15am on Saturday. The Department says accommodations have been made with various local religious denominations in Bethel.
A silent vigil will be held in Redding on the town green Saturday. Faith leaders will hold a bell ringing ceremony in the Town Green Gazebo at the times the planes struck the World Trade Center towers at 8:46am and 9:03am.
New Milford will hold a memorial ceremony on Saturday at the 9/11 monument in Patriots Way Plaza overlooking Young's Field. People can gather starting at 8am with the service beginning at 8:46am, the time hijacked Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower. Water Witch Hose Fire will toll the bell 9 times to open the ceremony and then 11 times at 8:46am. New Milofrd Police, ambulance and Fire Departments will help VFW Post 1672 and the American Legion Ezra Woods Post 31 with the changing of the colors. The National Anthem and God Bless America will be performed. After the Pledge of Allegiance and an invocation, local and state officials will offer brief memorials. The service will close with piper Patrick Maguire playing Amazing Grace.
A ceremony is being held in Kent on Saturday for residents to share reflections of the day that changed the country, honor those who were killed, and honor the first responders. The ceremony begins at 8:30am at Kent Town Hall.
Ridgefield's service will be held at the 9/11 memorial monument at the Parks and Rec building at 6:30pm.
Brookfield will host a candlelight vigil on Saturday night at the Town Hall Bandstand. The vigil will start at 7 pm and is hosted by the Brookfield Museum and Historical Society.