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Recent NCHS Grad Supports John Engel

by Lauren Ross

I grew up and graduated from New Canaan public schools this Spring, experiencing New Canaan’s change these last few years, particularly the loss of something in our downtown.

I don’t take for granted that the will always be there, or that will stay a park. Will New Canaan remain the same town I love? My NC roots are why I identify with John Engel’s candidacy. John is third generation New Canaan, worked in , and . He knows New Canaan fundamentally better than Nick Williams. John is a businessman, parent, veteran and, like us, an alumnus of . To the Class of 2011 this is an important distinction. He knows first hand what is being lost, and will restore some of what is essential, bringing back some life to my town. 

Harvey McMahon July 11, 2011 at 10:29 PM
I'm sorry, how does bagging groceries or scooping ice cream for 7 dollars an hour when he was a teen mean anything. I would like to know how this knowledge will "improve" New Canaan.

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