The businesses in Newtown have really stepped up their role as the glue of the community, in addition to churches and public agencies. We’ll be writing more about that. For now, a telling look at the florists and nurseries — overwhelmed and working with a heavy heart, but in control and doing their part.
Below, Gary Ober and Debbie Natale at Hollandia Nursery in Bethel on the Newtown line, with grave blankets the nursery made and is donating — 12 pink, 8 blue, one for each murdered child. Dan Haar/The Courant