Sandy Hook Five Years Later

posted by John Baibak -

Today marks the five year anniversary  of the attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown that left 20  children and six adults dead.  

Governor Dan Malloy has ordered all flags  in the state to fly at half staff today to remember the victims of the  tragedy.  

All Newtown municipal offices will be closed for 15 minutes at  9:30 this morning to allow town workers a period of silence and  reflection.  

Two memorial services are planned at Newtown churches  tonight as well.

Meantime, Connecticut Senior Senator Richard Blumenthal will go to the Senate Floor to urge lawmakers to pass meaningful gun legislation before another tragedy happens.

(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

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