NEW MILFORD — The Litchfield County chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America held a candlelight vigil, remembrance and call to action on The New Milford Town Green on Saturday.

The “Light the Green Orange” vigil included messages from survivors; family members of victims; local, state and federal representatives; as well as religious leaders from the community. The event was held in conjunction with National Gun Violence Awareness Day and Wear Orange Weekend, a nationwide effort to fight for a future free of gun violence.