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New Canaan Resident Named To Board Of Westchester Institute for Human Development

NEW CANAAN, CT - From the Westchester Institute For Human Development:The Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD), one of 67 university-affiliated centers in the nation dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities through education, service, and research, has announced the

PATCH - 2017-09-21 14:49:38

Get to know...Catherine Onyemelukwe, Westport author speaking at New Canaan Library

NEW CANAAN - Catherine Onyemelukwe was outraged when she received a notice on her apartment door saying her electricity use was out of line and she needed to discuss it with the chief electrical engineer. It was 1962 and 21-year-old Onyemelukwe was fresh out of Mount Holyoke College and living in N

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 04:20:31

New Canaan Country School debuts new, improved Lower School

NEW CANAAN - Once every week or so, New Canaan Country School students and faculty gather for building-wide assemblies. Each of the academic divisions at the private day school meets in a centrally located, gym-like communal space - aptly dubbed "the commons" - to discuss educational themes and upco

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 22:57:21

New Canaan Police Charge 27-Year-Old in Connection with 2015 Home Burglary

Police on Tuesday morning arrested a 27-year-old Bridgeport man in connection with the theft nearly two years ago of $32,000 in jewelry from a New Canaan home. Joseph Martinez. Courtesy of the New Canaan Police Department Joseph Martinez of East Main St. was charged with first-degree larceny and thi

NEWCANAANITE.COM - 2017-09-20 11:51:15

New Canaan man charged with DUI after car crash

WILTON - A New Canaan man is facing drunken driving charges after he struck another vehicle while exiting the parking lot of a Wilton restaurant, police said. Police said Brett Daniel, 47, of New Canaan, was pulling out of the Little Pub parking lot near the Norwalk-Wilton line around 10 p.m. on Th

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 16:54:40

P&Z may restrict sober houses

Editor, Advertiser: It was quite a surprise earlier this year to learn that town officials opined that the West Road sober house for transient recovering drug addicts - a for-profit business operating in a one family residential zone - could not be challenged due to the Fair Housing Act (FHA) that o

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2017-09-21 11:52:04

Editorial: Set a deadline

It was disappointing to learn of another delay in finalizing plans to install the equipment needed to increase cell phone service in large areas of town. Now the reason is that the manpower is needed to focus on developing plans to replace the cell service equipment that we already have in Waveny Pa

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2017-09-21 11:31:05

The Reel Dad: New York Film Festival celebrates the best of movies

Thank goodness for the New York Film Festival. Each fall this annual event takes us to wonderful worlds where movies travel. Through its curated collection of films, the Festival celebrates what we cherish, challenges what we consider and confirms our hopes of what movies can be. And we're just up t

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2017-09-21 10:47:07

Former selectman Jack Foster shares financial insights

Walter S. Foster II, known as Jack, a New Canaan resident for over 40 years, is sharing his experience and expertise from his long-standing career in credit analysis by publishing a book on Credit Analysis, and an audio book on How to Buy Bonds. Foster served as a selectman (1991-1994) under Dick Bo

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2017-09-21 09:23:14

Experience Italy, Spain like a local

Sponsored Content: Megan Palmer Rivera found herself in Italy on quiet country roads, surrounded by unforgettable vistas. While visiting small farms, meeting mushroom foragers and small chocolatiers, Megan was drinking the finest wines, tasting dozens of olive oils and eating like a local. That was

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2017-09-21 08:27:23

Walsh's Wonderings - Betraying teachers

Conflict brings out both the best and worst in us, and the current state budget battle is no exception. Most of us are already battle-weary from months of debate at the national level around the Affordable Care Act, debt ceiling and tax reform. However, the Republican budget currently in front of Go

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2017-09-21 07:05:49

Town meeting on Pop Up Park tonight

Discussion of how the Pop Up Park might continue in future years will be a topic of discussion at the Police Commission meeting tonight at 6 p.m. at Police headquarters. Supporters and opponents of the park are expected to attend. The Police Commission is a primary decision-maker on the subject, bec

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2017-09-20 16:46:16

UPDATED: Fields project cutbacks considered; Council meeting tonight

(Editor’s note: this story has been updated with details regarding the impact on the project if  Town Council does not approve a $800,000 increase) Town Council member John Engel told the Fields Building Committee that he wants them to get a handle on the true costs and potential profits of the fiel

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2017-09-20 14:37:04

DNA helps cops catch jewelry theft suspect

Bridgeport resident Joseph Martinez, 27, was arrested for stealing jewelry valued at $32,000 during a break-in that took place nearly two years ago on Snowberry Lane. On October 21, 2015, the New Canaan Police investigation unit found blood on a piece of broken glass from a door, which was assumed t

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2017-09-20 13:35:16

Busted for possession of weed, e-cigarette at train station

A juvenile Stamford resident was cited for possession of marijuana and an e-cigarette at the Talmadge Hill Train Station, according to police. An officer on patrol, on Saturday, Sept. 16.  at nearly 8 p.m. noticed the juvenile sitting in a parked car and a “subsequent investigation resulted in the d

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2017-09-20 10:44:24

Police: Near home, he sat in a car with no plates, smoking weed

New Canaan resident Tristan Frownfelter, 18, was issued an infraction for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia on Saturday. At around 8 p.m.,, Sept. 16 police responded to a complaint that someone was sitting in a car with no plates near 100 Harrison Avenue. The police report cites that ad

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2017-09-20 09:57:28

Boy’s sunflowers climb to 12 feet

Eight-year-old Jack Ryan, of New Canaan, grew these sunflowers from seed at the home of his grandmother who sent in the photo. The flowers were then transplanted in Jack’s yard shown here. — Contributed by Linda Twombly Eight-year-old Jack Ryan, of New Canaan, grew these sunflowers from seed at the

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:37

Stamford boys soccer beats New Canaan

STAMFORD - The Stamford boys soccer team was in complete control against New Canaan in the first half. The Black Knights used their ball-control style of play, forcing the Rams to chase the action and building up a two-goal lead heading into the break. Stamford would not dominate the second half the

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

Police: Bridgeport man used taxi as getaway driver in burglary

Updated 11:01 am, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 WILTON - A Connecticut taxi service unwittingly ferried a Bridgeport man to and from a Wilton residence, which the man later broke into, stealing more than $2,000 worth of cell phones in the process, police said. Police said the incident occurred aft

CONNECTICUT POST - 2017-09-20 11:01:05

Sgt. Jessica Tillson, 21-year Bridgeport police veteran

BRIDGEPORT - The Police Department has announced that Sgt. Jessica R. Tillson, a 21-year veteran of the department, died of cancer on Saturday, Sept. 16. Tillson, 52, was born in Bridgeport on Sept. 14, 1965. In her career in law enforcement she received received a number of commendations and awards

CONNECTICUT POST - 2017-09-20 18:37:38