Posts Tagged ‘ New Canaan ’

New Canaan joins green building initiative

Jul 30th, 2014 | By

New Canaan has joined nearly 90 Connecticut municipalities in a program aimed at encouraging businesses to become more energy efficient, following Town Council approval July 16. Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy, or C-PACE, facilitates loan financing for clean energy improvements to commercial, industrial and multi-family property owners who then receive private capital up front for the

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73 Deer Killed In New Canaan In Fall Hunt, State Reports

Feb 12th, 2014 | By

Hunters killed more than 10,000 deer in Connecticut in 20013, according to the latest tally from state officials. In total, 10,108 deer were hunted and killed in the state, including rifle kills through Dec. 12 and bow-and-arrow kills through Dec. 31, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection reported. About 57 percent of the

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New Canaan students release salmon into Connecticut River

Aug 1st, 2013 | By

New Canaan Country School fourth-graders are part of a statewide environmental conservation effort to repopulate Atlantic salmon in the Connecticut River. On May 23, they traveled to the Salmon River State Forest in East Hampton. After meeting with scientists, they carefully released baby salmon — or fry — which they had raised into the river’s

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Legislators, officials attend symposium promoting green energy

Mar 7th, 2013 | By

In an effort to enlighten local decision-makers about the state’s policies and programs relating to clean energy, the Connecticut chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council hosted an informational symposium in New Canaan Thursday, Feb. 28, titled “Breakthroughs in Energy Legislation.”

Five Mile River Watershed Plan complete

Aug 5th, 2012 | By

The Five Mile River, which runs from the New York State border through New Canaan, Norwalk and Darien before emptying into Long Island Sound, will be cleaned up under a plan endorsed by chief elected officials in those towns Thursday afternoon at Norwalk Community College. “Some of the worst conditions are down here in Norwalk,

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The New Canaan Community Foundation Community Impact Award Honors Local Student, Makes Grant to Save the Sound

Jul 9th, 2012 | By

The New Canaan Community Foundation is pleased to announce that recent New Canaan High School graduate Katherine Moncure won the 2012 Community Impact Award. This honor is supported by the Community Foundation and is given annually to a graduating senior selected by NCHS faculty and staff. via The New Canaan Community Foundation Community Impact Award

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Greenwich Train Riders to Get Peace and Quiet

Dec 20th, 2011 | By

As of Monday, Jan. 9, about 18 Metro-North Railroad trains that operate between Grand Central Terminal and New Canaan, Danbury, Waterbury and New Haven, will have quiet cars during select peak times, according to a statement from the railroad. For more on this story, visit: Greenwich Train Riders to Get Peace and Quiet.

New Canaan Pre-Civil War home achieves LEED gold certification

Nov 22nd, 2010 | By

The Augusta Simon Homestead, circa 1860, named for the artist who painted under the name of Grandma Moses has been certified LEED Gold under the Green Business League assessment and Green Home Certitifion Program. The home is rich in history from tales for helping people during the Civil war, like old rooms in the basement

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