New Canaan Police are investigating two smash-and-grabs from vehicles parked at the New Canaan YMCA parking lot, reported at 2:36 p.m. and 3:09 p.m. on Jan. 19. ***
The Board of Education on Monday adopted a proposed operating budget for next fiscal year of about $103.9 million, a 4.84% increase from current spending. Some highlights:
82%-plus of the proposed spending represents salaries and benefits for staff and faculty (primarily classroom teachers, teaching assistants and specials teachers);
The budget includes the addition of 3.1 classroom teachers and one campus monitor. The Board of Ed separately is making an approximately $4.3 million facilities capital request.