Chandra Johnson-Greene

Chandra has 14+ years of professional journalism experience and has held various writing, editing and PR positions at Belvoir Media Group, HooplaHa, Patch, Red 7 Media, and ProfNet. Throughout her career, she has covered numerous topics including, local, regional, and breaking news, arts & entertainment, business, technology, and health. During her time at Patch, Chandra received the company's "Mission and Values" award while serving as an associate regional editor for her role in covering the Sandy Hook tragedy in 2012. She graduated from Virginia Union University in 2001 with a Bachelor's degree in English, an Associate's degree in Journalism, and a minor in Music. She received her Master's Degree in Magazine, Newspaper, and Online Journalism from Syracuse University the following year. She currently lives in Norwalk with her husband and two daughters.

Recent Articles

Eversource Updates August Schedule for Town’s Natural Gas Expansion

As a part of its three-phase project to bring natural gas to New Canaan public buildings, businesses, and hundreds of local homes, Eversource has released its construction schedule for the months of August and September. It was recently updated to “better accommodate the start of school,” according to company spokesman Mitch Gross. The schedule is weather permitting and subject to change. Crew 1
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Farm Road
8/8/18
8/20/18

Harrison Avenue
8/21/18
9/3/18

Kelley Green
9/4/18
9/4/18

Orchard Lane
9/5/18
9/5/18

Autumn Lane
9/6/18
9/10/18

Crew 2

563-589 Hoyt Street
8/6/2018
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Crew 3

Weed Street to Merritt Parkway

 
8/6/2018
8/17/2018

328-363 Hoyt Street
8/20/2018
8/31/2018

Crew 4

Route 124 intersection at Farm Road
8/6/2018
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Farm Road at Old Stamford Road
8/14/2018
8/27/2018

Farm Road at South Avenue to White Oak Shade Road
8/28/2018
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For more information about the project, including a map of the routes, visit Eversource.com. Continue Reading →

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Stoneleigh Road Home Sells for $2.75 Million

This 1998-built Colonial home at 168 Stoneleigh Road includes  7,934 square feet of living space and sits on 2 acres. It sold for  $2.75 million, according to a property transfer recorded Aug. 13, 2018 in the Town Clerk’s office. The following property transfers also were recorded last week in the Town Clerk’s office. For more information about each property from the assessor, click on the street address. Continue Reading →

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New Canaan Man Arrested for Sending Harassing Emails

Police on Wednesday afternoon arrested a 44-year-old New Canaan man and charged him with second-degree stalking and second-degree harassment. On Wednesday morning, the department received a complaint from the victim who indicated that they received numerous harassing emails from the suspect over the past few weeks that were sexually explicit in nature, police said. Following a subsequent investigation, police took the suspect into custody at his residence on Glen Drive. The suspect is being held on a $200,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in state Superior Court in Norwalk on Aug. 27. Continue Reading →

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Two Former New Canaan Public School Employees Arrested for Stealing $478,000 from Cafeterias

Two former employees of New Canaan Public Schools were arrested and charged with first-degree larceny and defrauding a public community over the weekend after a lengthy investigation following a complaint filed by the New Canaan Board of Education, according to a statement released on Monday by New Canaan Police Chief Leon Krolikowski. The investigation determined that over a five-year period, $478,588 in cash was allegedly misappropriated by the suspects from the Saxe Middle School and New Canaan High School cafeterias. According to Krolikowski, the suspects are Marie Wilson, 67, of Wilton, and her sister Joanne Pascarelli, 61, of Stratford. Wilson previously served as the assistant food director of New Canaan High School until she was placed on leave in November 2017, while Pascarelli was in charge of the food program at Saxe Middle School until September 2017. Both were the subjects of an internal investigation that was being conducted at the time by the Board of Education. Continue Reading →

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Canoe Hill Road Home Sells for $2.9 Million

This 1863-built antique-style home at 208 Canoe Hill Road includes 5,465 square feet of living space and sits on 3 acres. It sold for 2.9 million, according to a property transfer recorded Aug. 6, 2018 in the Town Clerk’s office. The following property transfers also were recorded last week in the Town Clerk’s office. For more information about each property from the assessor, click on the street address. Continue Reading →

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