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New rail cars enter service on New Canaan Branch

STAMFORD — With the state’s more than $1 billion purchase of new rail cars complete, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Tuesday that two new sets of next-generation M-8 rail cars have entered service on

Old Stamford Road closed in New Canaan

New Canaan police are urging drivers to avoid Route 106 (Old Stamford Road) as they remove downed trees and wires in the area of Lapham and Farm roads. They anticipate the road will reopen sometime
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A European private investor bought these two candelabras, made in around 1750, for $245,000.

Huguette Clark possessions fetch millions at auction

Possessions previously owned by heiress Huguette Clark, who owned property in New Canaan, fetched millions of dollars at auction yesterday. Top ticket went to an oil painting by John Singer Sargent.
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Photo of Huguette Clark's California estate, courtesy of NBC News.

A peek inside late New Canaan heiress’s California home

The latest chapter in the Huguette Clark story is unfolding on, where journalist (and Fairfield County resident) Bill Dedman was granted access as the first journalist to step inside
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Philip Johnson's Glass House in New Canaan, Conn., Dec. 7, 2013. The house that cemented Johnson's reputation and is considered a modernist classic was open for an overnight stay for $30,000 in the Fantasy Gifts section of the annual Neiman Marcus Christmas Book. (Randy Harris/The New York Times)

Whoa. Where’d the Glass House go?

To celebrate the 65th anniversary of New Canaan’s Glass House, designed by famed architect Philip Johnson and completed in 1949, the Glass House will present a new art exhibit, which will play with
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Former White House attorney to pay $28.6M in damages

STAMFORD — A Stamford jury has awarded the ex-wife of former White House Attorney John Michael Farren $28.6 million in damages caused when he nearly beat her to death in their New Canaan mansion in

Sept. 13 benefit for Wilton policeman and father who is battling lymphoma

Wilton Police will hold a buffet dinner to benefit officer 29-year-old Wilton police officer Frank Razzaia, a father of three and husband who is battling lymphoma at the Ponus Yacht Club next week.

Fairfield County’s most expensive house

A Greenwich estate hit the market a couple days ago with a whopping $33 million price tag, making it the most expensive Fairfield County home up for sale right now, according to the online home and

Protestors gather in downtown Stamford for Romney fundraiser

ABOVE: Protesters from the Stamford UAW Local 2377 union and NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut occupy a corner of Tresser Boulevard and Greyrock Place on Thursday evening, across from the Mitt Romney

New Canaan’s mysterious heiress dies at age 104

Huguette Clark, an heiress worth $500 million, who owns a home on Dans Highway in New Canaan died Tuesday. Clark bought the mansion, on a 52-acre estate, in 1952. She never spent a night there.
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