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The Sept.13 installment of the popular car show “Caffeine & Carburetors” has been cancelled, according to town resident and event founder Doug Zumbach. The final scheduled show of the season, Oct. 18 at Waveny, is on track for now. ***

Congratulations to six recipients of the New Canaan Girl Scouts Gold Awards: Claire Brunner, Caterina Carson, Amanda Hill, Olivia Licata, Johannah O’Brien and Celia Sokolowski. ***

Though a New Canaan woman with COVID-19 has challenged First Selectman Kevin Moynihan that in her case the virus was transmitted from out-of-state, he doubled down on that assertion during a press briefing Thursday.

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The Traffic Calming Work Group this week released the following data captured by speed sentries in New Canaan. The following figures represent the 85th percentile of speeds among all motorists—the standard used in determining whether motorists are driving too fast. Dan’s Highway—29.6 mph (eastbound), 28.4 mph (westbound)
Gerdes Road—33.6 mph (eastbound), 31.8 mph (westbound)
Oenoke Ridge Road—41.4 mph (southbound)


Talented New Canaan High School graduate Thomas Throop, furniture maker of Grove Street and owner of Black Creek Designs, is exhibiting at the Architectural Digest Design Show in New York City this weekend. ***

New Canaan Police made two pot busts on Wednesday. At 3:43 p.m., a 32-year-old Norwalk man was cited for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after he in advertently activated a burglar alarm at New Canaan Library.