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Months after a New Canaan Country School neighbor sued the Planning & Zoning Commission over its approval of a new athletic facility, the school purchased that neighbor’s property for $3 million, tax records show. New Canaan Country School has acquired the 8.3-acre property at 579 Frogtown Road, according to a property transfer recorded June 10 in the Town Clerk’s office. It’s located in the two-acre zone. On June 4, the private school applied for a permit to construct the new two-story, 48,000-square-foot facility, which will include basketball and squash courts and will cost about $10 million to build, according to a building permit application. Newtown-based Claris Construction will be the contractor on the job, the application said.

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The former Aetheria Day Spa space on Cherry Street is to open later this summer as Egia Day Spa, and the new business will honor open gift cards from Aetheria, owner Toula Moisiadis said. A Norwalk resident who holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Connecticut and also graduated from the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, Moisiadis had worked for 11 years as a treatment therapist and manager at Aetheria. The building at 121 Cherry St. is undergoing a renovation that will see new equipment and treatment rooms installed, she said. ***

The town on May 24 received notice of a legal filing from the owners of 75 Beacon Hill Lane that they’re appealing the Board of Assessment Appeal’s decision to uphold a $1.9 million assessment made during October’s revaluation.

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Disputes where police are called are up “substantially” in 2019, Police Chief Leon Krolikowski said Wednesday night during a regular meeting of the Police Commission, from 13 at this time last year to 20 so far in 2019. 

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An attorney representing Hamptonite women’s clothing shop on Elm Street filed a motion to dismiss an eviction suit brought on behalf building’s owners. According to the motion, a marshal serving eviction papers “failed to leave the notice at the premises or with an authorized person.”

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Congratulations to Saxe Middle School sixth-grader Timothy Orelup, a trumpeter whose original musical composition, “Prisoners of Davy Jones,” will be played during the school band’s Spring Concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday. One quote from Saxe music teacher Janet Rosen on the young prodigy: “In all my 30-plus years of teaching, I have never had a student who could compose at his level.”

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Swirl frozen yogurt shop on Cherry Street and Gelatissimo gelato on Forest Street both aced recent health inspections by the town, scoring 97 and 96 out of 100, respectively, during unannounced visits from a municipal sanitarian. ***

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Bryan Luizzi said the district saw “strong participation” in its survey related to school start times. More than 300 parents had responded through May 2.

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One of the parties that contacted First Selectman Kevin Moynihan last month to express interest in acquiring a piece of town-owned property at Lapham and Talmadge Hill Roads was the Talmadge Hill Community Church, which is located catty-corner (in Darien). Church officials told Moynihan they’d like to move across the street, he said. ***

The town on Monday received a notice of a lawsuit filed on behalf of the owners of 62 and 64 Main St., appealing the Board of Assessment Appeals’ decision to uphold the Oct. 1 valuation of their property. The commercial buildings house Chef Prasad and Ching’s Table restaurants.