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Congratulations to the New Canaan High School varsity girls’ soccer team on a 2-1 victory over Amity on Monday. The girls advance to play No. 7 seed Middletown at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Best of luck! ***

Though some bridled after Audit Committee members issued a list of “action items” they said they required in order for the volunteer group to feel comfortable signing off on New Canaan’s financial statements, it appears local officials—including the first selectman, Town Council, school and finance boards and Audit Committee itself—have worked together to move forward as one.

May Fair Connects Community, Generations; Runs Rain or Shine Saturday

Karen Malner grew up on Parade Hill Road—a short, steep walk from St. Mark’s Episcopal Church—and each year at just this time, she and her friends had a little tradition. They’d head out on the Friday before the May Fair to check out the rides, then after a sleepover at Malner’s house, return for the fair itself. On Thursday, the 1985 New Canaan High School graduate (then Karen Corker) collected her grand nephew Dylan Laviola from school, and during the ride home they talked about the May Fair, including the boy’s fear that it would rain Saturday. So, she brought Dylan to the pesticide-free, ride-filled field at St.

New Canaan-Led Future 5 Connects Stamford Students with Colleges, Careers

STAMFORD—If they hadn’t been so focused on what was happening inside the room here at 135 Atlantic St., Kyra O’Connor and the other 14 Stamford teens may have heard the swoosh of CT Transit buses pulling up below, at Veterans Park across the street, taking car-less city commuters to work or back home. Or they may have heard the thrum of skateboarding teens on their way to Stamford Town Center—the mall—an idle after-school destination for many students in this city. But not these kids. On the windowsill lay stacks of college and career guides, and their attention this Tuesday afternoon is directed toward the front of the room and New Canaan resident Clif McFeely, founder of Future 5. He’s leading a game of “Brain Wave,” a current events quiz where the kids earn points for good answers, and often, for very good tries.