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‘This Tax Is an Outrage’: Parking Ticket Appeals

What follows are excerpts from parking ticket appeals letters filed recently with the New Canaan Parking Bureau. Where available, we’ve included information on the violation for which these people were cited, in what amount, and where and when the violation occurred. We preserve spelling, capital letters and punctuation as written by the appellant. ***

“Could not see ticket machine screen because of sun. Found traffic cop + he said I was paid up for 1.5 hrs. Continue Reading →

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‘I Had an Emergency Notification Regarding My Tire System’: Parking Ticket Appeals

What follows are excerpts from parking ticket appeals letters filed recently with the New Canaan Parking Bureau. Where available, we’ve included information on the violation for which these people were cited, in what amount, and where and when the violation occurred. We preserve spelling, capital letters and punctuation as written by the appellant. ***

“I am requesting that you please provide a waiver for this ticket. I am not from Connecticut and I was only passing through briefly (after a visit with my parents) with a quick stop at the bagel shop before heading to the Merritt Parkway. Continue Reading →

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Town Hires Volunteer Firefighter, WWE Security Officer as Parking Enforcement Officers

Town officials on Tuesday approved the hiring of a long-serving New Canaan volunteer firefighter and a veteran of the U.S. Navy as parking enforcement officers. Michael Esposito is a second lieutenant in New Canaan Fire Company No. 1 and has been volunteering with the service since 2011, according to Cheryl Pickering-Jones, director of human resources for the town. He also has been employed as a WB Mason driver and auto mechanic, and is working toward a criminal justice degree at the University of Connecticut, she said. Maurice Herring has been working as a WWE security officer since 2012, she said, and had worked for a decade prior to that as a judicial marshal. Continue Reading →

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Officials To Vote on Contract for New, User-Friendly Parking Machines for Downtown

Town officials on Tuesday will vote on a $50,000 contract to bring seven new parking machines to the business district, a much-needed upgrade that proponents say will improve dramatically the downtown experience for workers and visitors alike. If approved by the Board of Selectmen, four of the new machines, from a Moorestown, N.J.-based company, would be installed at Morse Court and Park Street lots (two apiece), with single machines going to Locust Avenue, the Playhouse and Center School lots. Stacy Miltenberg, interim superintendent of the New Canaan Parking Bureau, said her agency supports acquiring the solar-powered Parkeon Srada Pal Rapide model machines for reasons that will benefit both motorists and the town. “They are going to be very user-friendly,” Miltenberg told NewCanaanite.com. “It’s going to be interactive where it will give you written instructions and graphics and on a 7-inch color screen. Continue Reading →

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‘Parking in a Handicap Spot Is the Norm for Me’: Parking Ticket Appeals

What follows are excerpts from parking ticket appeals letters filed recently with the New Canaan Parking Bureau. Where available, we’ve included information on the violation for which these people were cited, in what amount, and where and when the violation occurred. We preserve spelling, capital letters and punctuation as written by the appellant. ***

“Merry Christmas! Please reconsider this ticket on the grounds my car was only 2.2” over the line. Continue Reading →

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