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UPDATED: Community Forum on ‘The Future of Town-Owned Buildings’ To Be Scheduled

[Note:  Originally scheduled for March, this forum will be held some time after budget season. We apologize for any inconvenience.]

The Town of New Canaan in partnership with NewCanaanite.com will present a community-wide forum on “The Future of Town-Owned Buildings.”

Panelists will include:

Town Council Chairman John Engel
First Selectman Kevin Moynihan
Town Building Evaluation & Use Committee Co-Chair and Board of Finance member Amy Murphy Carroll
Architectural preservationist Marty Skrelunas

The forum will be held at Town Hall, moderated by NewCanaanite.com owner and editor Michael Dinan. Refreshments will be served. New Canaan is working toward major decisions about the uses and futures of town-owned buildings. A selectmen-appointed committee in December produced an in-depth review of some 50 such structures in New Canaan, including recommendations in many cases about what could be done with them. Right now, elected and appointed officials are weighing decisions about spending money next fiscal year to study or alter buildings in ways that could rearrange not just where municipal departments are located but whether some buildings continue under town ownership or exist at all. Continue Reading →

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Ronald Russell-Tutty, 84, Longtime NCHS Teacher

Ronald Russell-Tutty, age 84, passed away peacefully at Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Connecticut on January 12. He was born in New Jersey to Edward and Monna (Beery) Russell-Tutty on April 13, 1933. He served in the US Army in the 54th Medical Group at Fort Benning, Georgia and graduated with a BA in English from Alfred University. He earned an MS degree in Communications from Boston University where he was a Lowell Scholar and a Producer-Director at WGBH in Boston. He also earned a PhD in Radio-TV-Film from University of Kentucky where he was the Manager and Musical Director of WBKY-FM at the University of Kentucky Broadcasting Service and an Assistant Professor in the Radio-TV-Film department as well. Continue Reading →

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Nico Mallozzi, 10, Beloved Son, Brother, Teammate and Friend

Nico Antonio Mallozzi, age 10 of New Canaan, died unexpectedly on Sunday, January 14, 2018. He was the beloved son of Joseph and Mimma Mallozzi of New Canaan. Nico was born in Norwalk on December 1, 2007. Known for his spirit and vitality, he was an avid hockey player, spending most days in the company of his much-loved team, the CTRoughRiders. When surrounded by his head coach and friend, Tomasz Piatek, and the many devoted coaches and players at Sono Ice House, Nico was truly in his element. Continue Reading →

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Community Coffee To Be Held Thursday

NewCanaanite.com will hold its Community Coffee at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the Lamb Room at New Canaan Library. All are welcome to attend. During the coffee, a free event presented in partnership with the library, those in attendance are welcome to participate actively or just listen in on an informal discussion on a wide range of local topics. We proudly serve locally brewed Zumbach’s gourmet coffee (thanks, Doug). Moderated by New Canaanite owner and editor Michael Dinan, the coffee has been held on the first Thursday morning of each month for more than three years. Continue Reading →

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