Seven Eggs, 12 Interns, an Antenna, and a Sobering Letter

The week of May 7-14, 2011

Patch started the week with a look back at last . For the 62nd year, families gathered on the green at St. Mark's Episcopal Church for fun on the midway, deals at the white elephant tag sale, plants and,

We learned about the who will be participating in the inaugural "Student Internship Program," organized by Sue Carroll, program coordinator at the school's College/Career Center. Each student will spend the next month working with a company or organization in his or her chosen field. The range of participating groups is impressive — ranging from retailer to , , Ernst and Young and New Canaan Public Schools, to name a few.

It was a busy Tuesday morning at the Board of Selectmen meeting. Among the agenda items passed was a request from Verizon Wireless to add atop a water tower behind West School. Oh, and we're head over heels about this news: Shine Time will be setting up shop in the train station, where they'll offer watch and jewelry repairs as well as shoe repairs and shoe shines.

Good news for commuters at the Talmadge Hill train station was bad news for a family of birds. Workers installing a new glass enclosure destroyed a nest with seven eggs, from the sparrows as well as commuters who said there had to be a better way to handle the situation.

The New Canaan Police Department's Youth Division s who landed in the hospital after binge drinking with friends. It's a tough read for parents and a must read for kids.


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