Some towns are hosting Halloween festivities tonight because of the windy and rainy weather on Halloween day.
In East Lyme, trick-or-treating will take place tonight. First Selectman Mark Nickerson said he felt it was necessary to move trick-or-treating to the weekend.
“We have, especially in the rural part of town, we have some streets that don’t have sidewalks and that don’t have a lot of street lights,” explained Nickerson.
The town of Naugatuck also chose to move Halloween festivities to tonight. According to police, there will be dedicated police presence and road closures in the Millville area of town.
Officers said in a Facebook post earlier this week that due to weather forecasts and community concern, Halloween festivities, especially the ones on Millville Avenue, were postponed to tonight.
Walingford their Halloween festivities on North Main Street to tonight. They did so "out of the interest of public safety."
North Main Street will be closed to traffic between North Street and the end of North Main Street at the north end of Dutton Park. This closure will be in effect from 5-9 p.m., according to Wallingford police.