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04/10/2021

TPNC One-Acts Festival: The Best of the Best

Town Players of New Canaan continues to provide quality entertainment by streaming on-demand. “The Best of the Best” – an amazing Festival of One-Act Plays, recorded live on stage at the Powerhouse Theater. Featuring 24 actors in 11 one-act plays for 2 hours of compelling stories. With Humor Many of these plays are being revived READ MORE.
Pacific House Kicks Off Health and Homelessness Week04/09/2021

Pacific House Kicks Off Health and Homelessness Week

In honor of World Health Day on April 7, Pacific House kicked-off “Health and Homelessness Week”. The series of week-long events will raise awareness about homelessness in our community, and the health needs of homeless individuals, especially during the pandemic. Pacific House, located in Stamford, provides the only regional shelter for men and young adult READ MORE.
04/09/2021

CT Senator Alex Kasser and National Domestic Violence Advocates Introduce ‘Jennifer’s (Dulos) Law’ for 2021 Legislative Session

Report by Paula Antolini, April 8, 2021, 6:25PM EDT Connecticut Senator Alex Kasser (D) Greenwich, Stamford and New Canaan, has introduced “Jennifer’s Law,” Bill No. 1060, “AN ACT CONCERNING COURT PROCEEDINGS INVOLVING ALLEGATIONS OF COERCIVE CONTROL OCCURRING BETWEEN FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS,” for the 2021 Legislative session, “To strengthen state laws relating to allegations of READ MORE.
Evading Charge for 23-Year-Old Man04/08/2021

Evading Charge for 23-Year-Old Man

Police on Wednesday arrested a 23-year-old Wilton man in connection with a car crash in New Canaan. At about 4:40 p.m. on April 7, officers were dispatched to Hoyt Street and East Avenue on a report of a crash, police said. A vehicle crashed into a parked car and left the scene, according to a READ MORE.
Public Works: New Pickleball Courts at Mead on Track for Late-June or Early-July Opening04/08/2021

Public Works: New Pickleball Courts at Mead on Track for Late-June or Early-July Opening

Town officials on Tuesday approved about $200,000 in contracts for the widely anticipated pickleball court installation project at Mead Park. The five pickleball courts that will replace the hard-surface all-season public tennis court at Mead should be ready for a late-June or early-July opening, according to Public Works Director Tiger Mann. The project includes replacement READ MORE.
P&Z Chair: Those Advocating for State Affordable Housing Laws 'Have Largely Ignored' New Canaan's Ongoing Efforts04/08/2021

P&Z Chair: Those Advocating for State Affordable Housing Laws ‘Have Largely Ignored’ New Canaan’s Ongoing Efforts

The chair of New Canaan’s Planning & Zoning Commission said during the appointed body’s most recent meeting that he’s given testimony on proposed state legislation regarding affordable housing. The arguments behind “a number of bills” under consideration by the Connecticut General Assembly is “that historical and current zoning regulations have and continue to propagate exclusionary READ MORE.
04/07/2021

The CHSGHA 2021 All-State Girls Ice Hockey Team

GOALIES Blythe Novick, Sr. (New Canaan), Grace Nowak, Jr. (West Haven/SHA). DEFENSE Caroline Cadelina, Sr. (Amity), Riley Esposito, Jr. (Northwest Catholic), Mackenzie Gardner, Sr. (West Haven/SHA), McKenna Harden, Sr. (New Canaan), Shelby Little, Jr. (Avon), Megan McCarthy, Sr. (Trumbull/St. Joseph), Mary McKiernan, Jr. (Glastonbury). FORWARDS Kate Bellissimo, Sr. (Darien), Mackenzie Chapman, Jr. (Simsbury), Jianna Cohrs, READ MORE.

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