Valley Road Colonial Sells for $2,250,000

The following property transfers were recorded recently in the Town Clerk’s office. For more information about each property from the assessor, click on the street address and click on the ‘Sales’ tab. To get the history of a New Canaan street name, click here. ***

June 11

131 River St. $735,000
Michael LaPolla to Benjamin Markus

398 Valley Road

Scott Gamber to Paul Coudrier

June 10

208 Park St.

Forgery Charge for 18-Year-Old with Fake ID

Police last week arrested an 18-year-old Norwalk man and charged him with third-degree forgery. At about 7:06 p.m. on June 15, an officer on patrol clocked a car traveling southbound on Oenoke Ridge at 62 mph in a 40 mph zone, according to a police report. During a subsequent stop, the officer found a fake New Jersey driver’s license in the teen’s wallet, the report said. The driver additionally was cited for speeding. He was released after promising to appear July 19 in state Superior Court.

Ernest C. Todd, 76

Ernest C. Todd, 76, of New Canaan, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on June 12, 2021. He was born on February 8, 1945 in Lake Charles, LA. He and his wife Catherine were married for 55 years. Ernie lived in New Canaan with his wife and children for 36 years. Ernie was a loving father to his two sons, Matthew and Gregory.

‘She Is the Queen Bee’: Longtime Resident Jeanne Rozel To Leave New Canaan at Month’s End

A longtime New Canaan resident who has been deeply involved in community organizations through her 46 years here is moving out-of-state this summer. 

Jeanne Rozel, a professional Realtor known to many for her involvement with the Merrie Bee Cabin and Democratic Town Committee, as well as years of service on the Board of Assessment Appeals and Zoning Board of Appeals, is moving back to her native Indiana at month’s end to be near her siblings. “It’s very hard to leave,” she told “Some things come up and it makes me cry. It’s hard to leave, I’ve enjoyed it so much and the people are so nice. Everywhere I look are friends I’m going to miss that I cannot replace.