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Here’s a look at single-family home sales in June compared to last year. The median sales price declined year-over-year, from $1.6 million to $1,450,000:


New Canaan is getting another nail salon. The town on July 11 issued a permit for $60,000 of interior work to fit out 32 Forest St. for “Belle Visage Nail Salon.”


Family disputes reported to New Canaan Police year-to-date have declined from 33 to 27 since 2017, according to Chief Leon Krolikowski. During Wednesday night’s regular meeting of the Police Commission, he also said that identity theft incidents are up from 11 to 28 year-to-date.

‘It’s My Passion’: ‘Early Lingo’ Founder Returns to New Canaan with International Early Language Learning System

Caryn Antonini grew up speaking foreign languages. The New Canaan High School graduate’s father ran an international division for his company and spoke different languages, “so I was always exposed to different languages and cultures,” the town resident recalled Friday morning. Fluent in French, Spanish, Italian and German (as well as English), Antonini continued her education at Georgetown University, where she studied children’s acquisition of language at the School of Language and Linguistics. Then, while in Europe on vacation and speaking to a friend of her husband’s, she was asked  why she wasn’t developing her own language program. The question stuck with her for the rest of the trip.