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The Sept.13 installment of the popular car show “Caffeine & Carburetors” has been cancelled, according to town resident and event founder Doug Zumbach. The final scheduled show of the season, Oct. 18 at Waveny, is on track for now. ***

Congratulations to six recipients of the New Canaan Girl Scouts Gold Awards: Claire Brunner, Caterina Carson, Amanda Hill, Olivia Licata, Johannah O’Brien and Celia Sokolowski. ***

Though a New Canaan woman with COVID-19 has challenged First Selectman Kevin Moynihan that in her case the virus was transmitted from out-of-state, he doubled down on that assertion during a press briefing Thursday.

COVID-19 and Local Businesses: Your CBD Store New Canaan

For today’s Q&A with a local business owner, we hear from Anthony Pisano of Your CBD Store New Canaan. The shop recently opened on Elm Street. Here’s our exchange. 

New Canaanite: You just opened last week. What has the early response been like to Your CBD Store New Canaan? Anthony Pisano: Early response has been that this has been a need in New Canaan.

‘Your CBD Store’ To Open in Downtown New Canaan 

A seller of cannabidiol or ‘CBD’-based products is planning to open this summer in one of downtown New Canaan’s most visible retail spaces. The shop, Your CBD Store New Canaan, is schedule to open July 1 at Elm Street and South Avenue, according to owner Anthony Pisano. 

The store at 48 Elm St. will sell beauty creams and other skin care items, water solubles, gummies, topical creams and a pet line, Pisano said. “We will be educating everyone that comes in the door about CBD and how beneficial it is to them and how it helps with so many different things,” Pisano said. CBD is a chemical compound that comes from the cannabis or marijuana plant, according to the National Institutes of Health.