Abilis seeks applicants for Peter Bloomer Citizenship Award

Abilis, the nonprofit organization that provides services and support for individuals with special needs and their families, has opened its application process for the Peter Bloomer Citizenship Award for graduating middle and high school students. The award is presented to a graduating student who demonstrates an outstanding level of sensitivity toward people with disabilities through leadership, involvement and participation in activities that … read more

U.S. News Ranks Connecticut 24th on List of Best States

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Connecticut number 24 on their list of best states. New Canaan: Connecticut ranked fourth best overall for healthcare, 14th for education, 43rd for economy, 29th for opportunity, 41st for infrastructure, eighth for crime and corrections, 41st for fiscal stability, and 38th for overall quality of life, according to the U.S. News website. The … read more

Boucher nominated unanimously at 26th District convention

State Sen. Toni Boucher was nominated by a unanimous vote of delegates at the 26th District Republican Convention Monday, May 21. She will be running for re-election to a sixth two-year term in November. The convention was held at Trackside in Wilton. The 26th district is comprised of New Canaan, Redding, Ridgefield, Weston, Westport, Bethel, and Wilton. Senator Boucher was … read more

Op-Ed: Why nonprofits need charitable support

New Canaan: Many essential services in every community are provided by local nonprofits. In fact, our economy is like a three-legged stool, a balance of three sectors: for-profit (businesses that exist to earn a profit), public or government (municipal, state, and federal) and nonprofit organizations (mission-driven businesses that provide a community service and meet a social need). All businesses operate … read more

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