GE to fund Newtown community center

Fairfield-based General Electric is donating $15 million to help build a community center for Newtown residents. The company made the announcement yesterday.

FAIRFIELD - Fairfield-based General Electric is donating $15 million to help build a community center for Newtown residents.

The company made the announcement yesterday.

It has been nearly one year since 26 people were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

GE says tragedy made it clear the town needs a central meeting place.

Officials say Newtown has wanted a center, but could not afford to build it. 

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