$11,600 Home Depot Charge Shows Up on New Canaanite’s Credit Card

A 52-year-old Putnam Road man says two pieces of jewelry—a tennis bracelet worth $2,500 and an engagement ring worth $5,000—went missing from his bedroom some time between Sept. 1 and Feb. 10, officials say. Police are investigating. ***

A Thayer Pond Road woman tells police that one of her major credit cards was used to charge $11,600 at a Home Depot in Massachusetts.

2 Drivers Fined for Passing School Bus in New Canaan

A 55-year-old New Canaan man is one of two motorists cited for passing a stopped school bus on Route 123, police say. At about 7:37 a.m. on Feb. 10, two cars passed through the stop sign extended from the side of a bus traveling north on Route 123 in the area of Hill Street, according to a police report. A 62-year-old South Salem, NY man was driving the second vehicle, police said. The bus driver reported the violation, after reviewing video (there are cameras on school buses for this purpose), police saw the license plates on both vehicles and each motorist was fined $465, police said.

Police Arrest 13-Year-Old after Fight with Mother

Police arrested a 13-year-old Hawks Hill Road boy and his mother after an argument at home escalated and became physical.According to a police report, at about 6:29 p.m. on Feb. 12, the mother, 46, either tossed or pushed to the floor a dish with food during the argument, prompting the teen to strike her in the face.The youth was charged with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct. His case was referred to the Juvenile Matters Division at state Superior Court in Stamford. He was scheduled to appear Feb. 18.The mother was charged with disorderly conduct and scheduled and released after promising appear Feb.

Evans, Rams Score With New Canaan Hoops Camp

By Terry Dinan

NEW CANAAN – Seven year-old Chase Graber saw his opportunity and he took it. Chase Graber, 7, of New Canaan launches a shot at the New Canaan Rams winter break camp on Monday, 2-17-14. (Terry Dinan photo)

With his opponent handling the ball high and away from his body, Graber made a clean steal and headed up the floor for an easy layup. “He dribbled the ball and didn’t put his hand out,” said Graber, a student at South School. “I just went and charged after it and I tried to score.”

Later in the game, Graber used a head fake to clear some space from two taller, older defenders.

Lost District Drive Home Sells for $8.5 Million

The following information comes from property transfers recorded in the New Canaan Town Clerk’s office as well as information supplied by the Assessor. Recent property transfers in New Canaan
Built in 2005, this 6-bedroom, 8 bath (plus two half-baths) Colonial sits on four acres and includes 12,404 square feet of living space, according to the Office of the Assessor. Credit: Michael Dinan

456 Lost District Drive

$8.5 million (recorded Feb. 6)
Seller: Thomas M. Mulroy
Buyer: Richard & Pamela Vogel
Original Property Purchase: $155,000 in July 1975

55 Heritage Hill Road

$425,000 (recorded Feb. 7)
Seller: Jorn Rossi
Buyer: Martha L. Sloditski

237 Brushy Ridge Road

$3 million (conveyed Feb.