Winter Storm Hub: What’s Open and Closed, Snowfall Totals [PHOTOS, UPDATED]


Winter Storm—Feb. 28, 2023

Update 6:30 a.m. Tuesday

New Canaanites woke up Tuesday to a town fully blanketed in snow for the first time this winter. The National Weather Service adjusted its snowfall prediction for southern Fairfield County and other regions to four to seven inches of snow. Bridgeport got 5.5 inches, according to NBC Connecticut.

Eversource reported no outages in New Canaan on Tuesday morning, and Metro-North Railroad said service was on or close to schedule.

Here’s a look at what’s open and closed (local businesses and organizations, please share your hours for Tuesday here and we’ll add to the list below):

What’s Open

  • Walter Stewart’s Market (7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.)
  • Stewart’s Wine & Spirits (9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.)
  • Francos Wine Merchants (10 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
  • New Canaan Music (at 10 a.m.)
  • Plum Plums Cheese (12 to 6 p.m., delayed opening)
  • New Canaan Library (at 10 a.m.)
  • New Canaan YMCA (at 11 a.m.)
  • Town Hall (on two-hour delay)
  • Brown Harris Stevens (at 10 a.m.)
  • Performing Arts Conservatory (open for classes and lessons)
  • New Canaan Laundromat (6 a.m. to 10 p.m.)

What’s Closed

  • New Canaan Public Schools
  • Rosie

Original Article

New Canaan Public Schools will be closed Tuesday with a powerful winter storm hitting the region, officials said.

The new New Canaan Library also will open late, at 10 a.m. Tuesday, and New Canaan YMCA at 11 a.m., as the storm brings heavy snowfall and hazardous road conditions.

The National Weather Service as of Monday evening called for five to seven inches of snow for southern Fairfield County and other Connecticut regions. New Canaan is under a Winter Storm Warning through 10 a.m. Tuesday.

“Travel could be very difficult,” according to the organization. 

New Canaan Police are reminding residents “to remove any snow and ice off their vehicle prior to leaving their residence, take it slow and proceed with caution, leave extra space between you and the vehicle in front of you and check your tire tread.”

Local businesses and organizations, please update us on your plans for Tuesday in the form below, and we’ll share your hours with the community:

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