Update, 11:45 a.m.: Trick-or-Treat on Safety Street is canceled.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Fairfield has decided to put off its Halloween festivities while it deals with Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath. The town will celebrate the holiday next Wednesday, Nov. 7, First Selectman Michael Tetreau said Tuesday.
Many of Fairfield’s roads were still blocked with fallen trees, and sections of the Fairfield Beach area were still flooded as of Tuesday evening. At least 217 people and more than 40 pets were staying at the Fairfield Ludlowe High School shelter. With the town still recovering from the storm, Tetreau and other town officials decided to ask residents to put off trick-or-treating for a week.
The town's Trick or Treat on Safety Street on the Post Road will take place Nov. 7. Other Halloween events have not yet been officially rescheduled.