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New Canaan Police on Wednesday said investigators have received more than 1,200 tips in the case of a local woman missing since May 24. Since issuing a call for video surveillance in the case of Jennifer Dulos, nearly 80 businesses and residents responded, according to Lt. Jason Ferraro. “In addition both physical and digital evidence is continuing to be processed and reviewed to aide in the investigation,” Ferraro said. Tips can be called in at 203-594-3544, emailed to FindJenniferDulos@newcanaanct.gov or submitted anonymously at www.FindJenniferDulos.com. On the same day, the two-month mark since Dulos’s disappearance, family friend Carrie Luft issued a statement.

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The New Canaan Building Department on July 9 issued an after-the-fact permit for $5,000 of work done at 82 Old Kings Highway. The permit, which generated $675 in fees for the town, involved turning a half-bath into a full bathroom by adding a shower stall. ***

Waveny LifeCare Network residents and staff celebrated the U.S. National Women’s Soccer Team win over England in the World Cup semifinal on Tuesday, July 2. The game was watched on Waveny’s new 75 inch television, an addition to Waveny’s therapeutic recreation offerings made possible through a grant by the Rotary Club of New Canaan, and from donations directed to Waveny in honor of volunteer Ruby Bierman’s bat mitzvah. 

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Burglaries in New Canaan are down to four so far this year compared to eight at the same time last year, officials said at the most recent meeting of the Police Commission. Motor vehicle crashes involving property damage are down “significantly,” from 171 to 193, Police Chief Leon Krolikowski said during the Commission’s June 19 meeting, though crashes that involve injuries are up to 18 versus 13 one year ago.

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The New Canaan Building Department on Tuesday received an after-the-fact application from the owner of 1541 Oenoke Ridge Road who had completed an estimated $150,000 kitchen remodel without obtaining a permit. The work included installation of new cabinets, countertops and appliances, moving a sink, running a propane line and reconfiguring lighting. ***

New Canaan Police at 11:26 p.m. Monday cited a 20-year-old Norwalk man for possession of less than .5 ounces of marijuana after stopping him on East Avenue for driving with a defective brake light. ***

New Canaan High School graduate Curt Casali went 3-for-4 Thursday for the Cincinnati Reds in the team’s 5-0 win over Miami. In 16 at-bats this season, New Canaan’s first MLB player is hitting .375 with an OPS of .938.

Kiwanis Club of New Canaan’s St. Patrick’s Day Dinner To Be Held March 17 at St. A’s



The Kiwanis Club of New Canaan’s popular St. Patrick’s Day dinner is around the corner, scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 17 in the St. Aloysius School’s dining hall. A community staple for years, the event features Irish dancing and traditional fare. Its sponsors include Hoyt Funeral Home, First County Bank, New Canaan Pediatric Dentistry, Hawthorne, Ackerly & Dorrance, Karl Chevrolet, Sperry DeCew, Karp Associates, New Canaan Eye Associates, New Canaan Dance Academy, Walter Stewart’s Market, Stewart’s Spirits, Baskin-Robbins, Nurenu Brand Marketing and NewCanaanite.com. 

All proceeds from the event go toward the Kiwanis Club’s scholarship program for local high school graduates. 

The club’s president, Jenny Esposito, said the food and Irish dancing are major draws, as well as attendees’ desire to support the Kiwanis Club’s scholarship fund. 

“It’s the whole atmosphere,” Esposito said.