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Mother’s Day

By Emily Umbdenstock The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life…the stronger the daughter. -Anita Diamant  This Sunday marks my first Mother’s

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When We Were Just Kids

By Frank Gallo I thought my mom was going to kill me when mosquitoes hatched from the bucket of frog eggs in my bedroom. My

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It’s Historical

By Julie O’Brien Deasy Question: What is happening over at the New Canaan Museum & Historical Society?     Answer: The New Canaan Historical Society

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Overscheduled

By Emily Umbdenstock Hello, New Canaan! I’m back from a glorious spring break and, yet, somehow, I find myself feeling more stressed out than ever.

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Grown Up Fun

By Julie O’Brien Deasy Question: What recreation activities for adults is New Canaan offering this summer?     New Canaan Parks and Recreation is offering

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Reaching for the Stars

By Annali Hayward On a typical Tuesday afternoon in New Canaan, from the comfort of your fully-reclining cinema chair, it is possible to journey to

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An Unopposed Apex Predator

By Jim Knox “Is that an eagle, dad?” my son excitedly asked one Thanksgiving morning, in between passes of the football in our backyard. “Maybe.

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Shred Days

By Julie O’Brien Deasy Question: Is there anywhere to shred old papers and dispose of hazardous materials?    Answer: Twice a year, the Town of

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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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EDITORIAL

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Parenting 2.0

This month’s Mother’s Day got us thinking and remembering our childhood in greater detail. It was pretty comical as we shared stories of our misadventures in the 1970’s. What emerged was a wonderment of how we, today’s

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100 Days of May

It is about this point in the month that we begin to refer to the “100 days of May.” This month, bridging spring and summer, compresses a season’s worth of activity into its 31 days, leaving us

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National Police Week

National Police Week is an annual commemoration that honors the bravery and sacrifice of law enforcement officers and holds profound significance in our nation’s collective consciousness. Established in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy, this observance serves

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EDITORIAL | Mothers Have Super Powers

Have you bought your flowers yet? This Sunday is Mother’s Day. The cynics out there may say that Mother’s Day is nothing more than a day created by greeting card companies or chocolatiers to sell more of

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