The News-Times continues its periodic series, "Life Along the Exits," with a close-up view of the communities near exits 13 and 14 of Interstate 84.

From the Housatonic River, which traces the border between Newtown and Southbury off Exit 13, to the 1,600-acre Southbury Training School off Exit 14, there are plenty of reasons to head into Southbury.

And yet, motorists are left to wonder why there's no Exit 12 off I-84.

To read more about "Life Along the Exits," be sure to check out our coverage Sunday, Jan. 9, exclusively in the print edition of The News-Times.