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New Construction Planned for Kimberly Place, Wing Road

The town this week received an application to build a 4,956-square-foot home on a .65-acre lot on Kimberly Place. The new home planned for 144 Kimberly Place will include four bedrooms, four full bathrooms, two half-baths, a room over the garage, partially finished attic and basement and open terrace, according to a building permit application received Oct. 15. It will cost $1.8 million to build, the application said. The property had sold for $1,325,000 in April 2016, tax records show. Continue Reading →

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Police Arrest New Canaan Man, 56, After He Leaves Threatening Notes at Starbucks

Police on Tuesday afternoon arrested a 56-year-old New Canaan man for leaving what appeared to be threatening notes downtown. At 10:02 a.m. on Oct. 17, officers were dispatched to Starbucks regarding three notes found on a condiment station while employees were cleaning, according to a police report. The notes caused concern for the employees and launched an investigation by police, the report said. The notes reference “Seeking revenge on this town,” “I hate 90% of you,” “I’ll haunt/stalk all of you” and other threatening thoughts, it said. Continue Reading →

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Police: New Canaan Man, 65, Charged with Evading Responsibility After Leaving Scene of Accident

Police on Thursday morning arrested a 65-year-old New Canaan man by warrant in connection with a motor vehicle collision last week. On Oct. 13, a complainant told police about a parked car struck by another vehicle on Locust Avenue, officials said. Witnesses gave the victim the license plate of the vehicle that had struck the car, according to a police report. Police used the license plate as well as video surveillance to determine that a Shady Knoll Lane man was at fault, the report said. Continue Reading →

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Letter: Supporting Liz Donovan for Town Council

Dear Editor,

I endorse Liz Donovan for the Town Council not due to a longtime friendship, business association, or any other personal interests. I only know Ms. Donovan due to our mutual involvement in Togetherhood, a New Canaan YMCA volunteer organization. Togetherhood’s monthly 7 pm meetings became 7:15 pm meetings when Liz joined two years ago. That is the price one pays when one gets home from a long day of work, and gives her diabetic cat its nightly insulin shot. For Liz to time her appointments to the minute is no surprise, if you pay attention to her background and schedule. Continue Reading →

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Letter: Rich Townsend for Town Council

I am writing in support of Rich Townsend for Town Council. I have had the pleasure to know Rich for six years as a responsible community supporter, successful businessman, a passionate, intelligent, and humble leader. Throughout his 30 years in New Canaan, Rich has earned the respect and support of many town constituents. He has a common-sense approach that is supported by research and facts. Rich is committed to protecting our property values, and is focused on what matters. Continue Reading →

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