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Tom Foley , the Republican candidate for governor, said Monday at a transportation forum that the train ride from New Haven to the city takes 20 minutes longer now than in 1914. "That's ridiculous.
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The sign for Point72 Asset Management, formerly SAC Capital Advisors, is stationed outside the company's Stamford, Conn., office on Friday, April 11, 2014. Paul Orwicz, the McLaren driver arrested in New Canaan two weeks ago after police said he sped away from officers after a traffic stop, left his job as a money manager at Steven A. Cohen's Point72 Asset Management LP, according to Bloomberg.
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A New Canaan woman was arrested early Monday morning after police said she harassed a man at a downtown bar and then became contentious when officers tried to speak to her outside her home. Louisa Labrie, 48, of 108 Harrison Ave., New Canaan, was arrested Sept.
Board of Education members Dionna Carlson, Sangeeta Appel and Gene Goodman at a special meeting March 17, 2014, at the New Canaan High School library. The Board of Education tabled a vote on new rental rates for school facilities Monday after assessing the impact the higher fees could have on local groups renting space at schools, whose costs could nearly double.
The Carriage Barn Arts Center will celebrate the diverse work of its strong contingency of current artist members in its annual Members' Show. All subjects, styles, and media are exhibited in this expansive group art exhibit, in which approximately 150 artists, mainly from Connecticut and New York, each display one representative work.
Five years ago, Caffeine & Carburetors was a small car show in downtown New Canaan, where about 30 drivers would gather outside Zumbach's Gourmet Coffee, 77 Pine St., on a Sunday morning for a cup of joe and some car talk. As the years went by, however, the event has grown so popular -- drawing hundreds of cars and thousands of people -- that the town is no longer able to staff each of the planned shows with adequate police staffing.
New Canaan Sewing Group members and friends will gather for coffee to catch up after the summer break and look ahead to fall events. Anyone interested in learning more about the sewing group is encouraged to come.
A program on early-20th century art kicks off the new season of the ArtScapades lecture series on Monday at the New Canaan Library. "Modern Beginnings: From Matisse to Picasso" is the topic of the lecture by Robin Hoffman and Jodi Stiffelman, set for 7 p.m. in the library's Adrian Lamb Room.
A solar flare shot in the direction of Earth could provide residents of Fairfield County with a rare look at the Northern Lights on Friday night, according to accuweather.com. The strong solar flare will provide the light show for much of the northern half of the United States.
State Sen. Toni Boucher earned praise from Senate Minority Leader John McKinney for her perfect attendance during her six years in office. "As is documented in the official report of the legislature each year, she has literally not missed a day of legislative session or a single vote since being elected to the State Senate in 2008," McKinney said.
John Michael Farren, found guilty by a jury in July of attempted murder of his wife in New Canaan, was sentenced Thursday in state Superior Court in Stamford to 15 years in prison. Judge Richard Comerford denied Farren bond as he appeals the conviction, according to a report in the Stamford Advocate .
The New Canaan Police Department's Honor Guard team prepares to present the colors during a ceremony Thursday morning, Sept. 11, 2014, commemorating the 11th anniversary of the Sept.
Khalil Thomas, 23, of Alpharetta, Ga., is facing multiple charges after New Canaan police stopped him for distracted driving Wednesday morning, Sept. 10, 2014, on White Oak Shade Road, New Canaan, Conn.
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