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A credit card turned into New Canaan Police after it was found on South Avenue around 3:27 p.m. last Saturday was logged into the department’s property management system, its owner notified of the discovery. 

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GetAbout is offering rides to the voting polls on Nov. 3. Their contact number to reserve a ride is 203-972-7433. ***

The New Canaan Museum & Historical Society on Friday is opening a new exhibition of more than 40 Presidential posters and over 400 buttons from both parties. The Cody Family Campaign Collection will be on display through Nov.

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Trick-or-treating “probably” will not happen in New Canaan this year, though “no definitive decision has been made,” Dr. Harrison Pierce, chair of the New Canaan Health & Human Services Commission, said during the appointed body’s regular meeting Thursday. He was responding to a question from Commission Secretary Alicia Meyer about Halloween amid the COVID-19 pandemic. First Selectman Kevin Moynihan—a guest at the meeting, held via videoconference—said the town expects the state to provide guidance on Halloween and that the CDC has advised against trick-or-treating. ***

Congratulations to the following New Canaan High School students who are 2021 National Merit semi-finalists. More than 1.5 million juniors from 21,000 high schools sat for the qualifying test, the PSAT, in the fall of 2019.

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New Canaan Police Chief Leon Krolikowski and New Canaan Health Director Jenn Eielson will lead a “mask education walk” at 12 p.m. Friday. It will start outside the Playhouse on Elm Street and will include handing out masks and educating people on the importance of wearing them. ***

The New Canaan Rotary Club’s 35th annual Lobsterfest will be “contactless” this year with dinners available for pickup on Oct. 16 and 17. It’s a major fundraiser for the service organization’s grant program benefitting local and area nonprofits.

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The commercial building at 102 Main St. has sold for $1.1 million, according to a property transfer recorded Aug. 28 in the Town Clerk’s office. Located at the corner of East Avenue, tenants include a tailor’s and day spa. The new owner is a limited liability company whose managing principals include a Ponus Ridge man, state records show. ***

Filling In The Blanks, a nonprofit organization founded by two New Canaan women that provides children in need with meal bags on the weekends, is running its annual Holiday Backpack Drive downtown from Sept.

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A limited liability company last month purchased an 8.56-acre Briscoe Road property for $6,162,300, records show. William Laverack Jr., who had purchased 141 Briscoe Road in 2000 for $6.3 million, sold it to 141 Briscoe LLC, according to a deed recorded Aug . 19 in the Town Clerk’s office. The grantee’s address on the deed traces back to a Minneapolis, Minn.-based law firm. Located in the four-acre zone, the property includes a 1944-built, six-bedroom, 11,000-square-foot house.