The town will open Shepardson Community Center, 1172 Whittemore Rd., at 5 a.m., Sunday, for people who wish to ride out Hurricane Irene.
The center is fully accessible. There are no provisions to house animals, according to the press release from First Selectman Tom Gormley.
If anyone needs a ride to the shelter, they may call the Police Department at 203-577-4028.
Police urge residents to use 911 for emergencies only and call 203-577-4028 for routine calls.