COLUMN | Weird and Wonderful

This has been a weird week in the calendar. Wednesday, February 14th, in most peoples’ minds was Valentine’s Day! In the Christian liturgical calendar, it

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Heart-Shaped Waffles

If I’ve learned anything in life, it’s that you should tell people how important they are to you. Not because they could leave at any

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COLUMN | Celebrating God’s Love

Next Wednesday is both Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday—the day that marks the beginning of Lent, a season of reflection, repentance, and preparation for the

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COLUMN | Carriage Barn

Question: What’s going on at the Carriage Barn Arts Center this winter? Answer: The Carriage Barn Arts Center, located in Waveny Park close to Waveny

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COLUMN | Light Bringers

Be around the light bringers, the magic makers, the world shifters, the game shakers. They change you, break you open, uplift and expand you. They

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COLUMN | Depends on the Context

On December 5th, the then-president of Harvard, Claudine Gay, said these four words in a congressional hearing in response to a question about genocide. And

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COLUMN | Marketplace of Ideas

We have written often encouraging people to listen to one another’s opinions. While we may disagree, it is important that we listen. Two years of

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Year End Market Report

The article discusses the real estate market in New Canaan, highlighting the impact of the recent revaluation. The median sales price in New Canaan is

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Nature, History, Art

In an era where the impermanence of the natural world is often met with a resigned shrug, the Nutmeg Woodturners League, a venerable institution in the world of American craftsmanship, embarks on an endeavor that reminds us

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EDITORIAL | Striving for Mediocrity

The recent debate in Connecticut over the statewide reading curriculum mandate brings to the fore a pressing concern in American education: implementing broad mandates that dilute the effectiveness of high-functioning educational programs. This issue, as discussed in

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A New New Year

As the calendar pages turn, we find ourselves again at the threshold of a new beginning. This time, it’s not the widely celebrated New Year of January 1st, but the Lunar New Year, falling on February 10,

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Editorial: Building Wonderful

In the heart of our small town, where every face is familiar and each story interwoven with another, there lies a powerful yet often overlooked virtue: the ability to support and uplift each other rather than succumb

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