Farmer’s Market

By Julie O’Brien Deasy Question: When is the Farmers Market opening this year?    Answer: This question came at the perfect time, as the Farmers

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Going on a Trip

By Emily Umbdenstock Going on a trip. Need 4 outfits. I’ve packed 35 just to be safe.  -Unknown Truth, New Canaanites…at least for this newbie.

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A Good Book

By Julie O’Brien Deasy Question: We are going away for Spring Break next week, and I want to bring a good book. Do you have

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Silvermine Arts

  By Julie O’Brien Deasy Question: Where can adults take arts or crafts classes in town?   Answer: This week’s column is a great opportunity

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The Harbingers of Spring

By Jim Knox The triumphant return of spring you can find in your backyard by Jim Knox. The first lime-green shoots of Skunk Cabbage, the

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A Time for the Mature

By Nathan Hart I recently heard a quote attributed to Rev. Ernest Campbell who was the pastor of Riverside Church in New York City in

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Thirteen Candles

By Emily Umbdenstock Seasons with our kids will end. Grieve them, but not for too long because you absolutely don’t want to miss the next

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The Wealth Report – 2024

By John Engel Douglas Elliman and Knight Frank have released the highly anticipated 2024 Wealth Report. These are the highlights: First, some definitions: HNWI is

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Easter with My Peeps

By Emily Umbdenstock Easter is a time for dressing up, looking your best, and hunting for candy. It’s Halloween in reverse. -Melanie White Easter is

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Your Moment in the Sun

By Icy Frantz  If I had to choose, I would say I am a dog person. We have three enormously treasured four-legged furry friends in

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Glass House

By Julie O’Brien Deasy Question: I’ve never visited The Glass House, and it’s right here in New Canaan. Can you tell me more about it?

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EDITORIAL | Our Editorial Page

We invite you to be a part of our editorial page all year long and hope you will write often. Before we launched the New Canaan Sentinel last year we had long discussions about what type of

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EDITORIAL | Nominate New Canaan

Theodore Roosevelt aptly stated, “Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children.”  This ethos resonates with the

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EDITORIAL | Coffee with a Cop

New Canaan stands as a beacon of community spirit and excellence, boasting everything from exceptional schools and community care, to a charming downtown area and inviting parks. Yet, amidst these pillars of our town identity, it’s important

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