Colleen Bailey

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Animal Control Officer Allyson Halm will help call Bingo next Wednesday at Lapham Community Center. ***

Saying neighboring communities are seeing overnight thefts from cars, the New Canaan Police Department is urging residents to ensure their vehicles are not left unlocked, especially with keys inside them. A list of theft prevention tips can be found at the bottom of this article. ***

A homeowner on Smith Ridge Road is evicting two people from her property, court documents show. There is no mention of failure to pay rent—the homeowner and evictees appear to be related. Continue Reading →

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Sister Act: New Canaan Siblings Launch Tutoring Business

While many native New Canaanites move out of town, never to return, there seems to be a high percentage of residents who somehow found their way back. Perhaps no family better represents this group than the O’Connell family. Five of six grown siblings, all of whom grew up and graduated from New Canaan High School, have returned to their roots, raising families of their own. For the two youngest O’Connell siblings–Colleen Bailey and Erin O’Connell–the return to native soil has led to a newly launched business that ties into their roots in New Canaan and professional experience. Clearview Educational Enrichment is a multi-dimensional tutoring service, individually tailored to help each student fully realize his or her potential. The company developed out of an informal brainstorming session this spring between the sisters, both of whom are currently elementary school teachers–Bailey at West School here in New Canaan, and O’Connell at Horace Mann in the Bronx. Continue Reading →

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