The buzz of hair clippers at Gabe’s Barber Shop flowed
continuously Friday as regulars and new customers streamed in for their free
“back to school” hair cuts offered by the Ledyard Police Union.
Owner Gabe Muntimuri said he received $500 from the Ledyard Police Union, which will go toward hair cuts for Ledyard students in the next three business days. Muntimuri said he had given seven haircuts before noon on Friday and if the money doesn’t cover all the cuts needed in the next couple days, he’ll match the rest.
The police union also donated money to Mirror Image in Gales Ferry for girls’ haircuts, which were given out from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday.
Gabe’s Barber Shop at 1289 Gold Star Highway, which is at the intersection of Routes 184 and 117 across the street from the Henny Penny and Dunkin Donuts. They will be giving out haircuts to Ledyard students on a first come, first served bases on Saturday and again on Tuesday.