A Cancelled Parade, Two Candidates, Drug Collection and NCCF Awards

The week of May 28-June 4, 2011.

The Memorial Day Parade was rained out on Monday, but the weather didn't dampen the commitment of the citizenry to of those lost in service to our country. The crowd moved into where keynote speaker, Korean War veteran Peter Barella spoke about the significance of the day.

Patch profiled and , two men who will face off in a Republican caucus on July 19, each hoping to become the party's candidate for . 

The is one of  four Fairfield County police departments that will be a permanent collection site for . Although happen once or twice a year, the Fairfield County project will make safe disposal of medicines a simple, ongoing option for residents of the participating towns. The collection box was set up on Wed., June 1. 

The with looking into questions raised about the $650,000 arbitration award that is costing the town an additional $1 million in legal fees met for the first time last week. The committee discussed how it will , and scheduled four more meetings in June. The next meeting will be held Monday, June 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall. 

The gave grant awards totaling $593,000 to 50 local agencies that are making a difference in the lives of New Canaan residents. The recipients were divided into six categories; Arts, Elderly, Healthcare, Human Services, Special Needs and Youth and Education. 


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