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Public Invited To Take Survey On Action Steps For Town’s 10-Year-Plan

Town Announces Appeal Period for Proposed FEMA Flood Hazard Determinations

Eversource Tree Trimming Set for March through Summer

Town Launches News from Town Hall Online Newsletter

Public Invited to Give Opinions  on Proposed Town Vision Statements

Republican and Democratic Presidential Primaries April 2

New Canaan Police Adds Community Meetings

Town Council Approves FY 2024-2025 Budget of $174.93 Million - an increase of 4.99% over current Fiscal Year

Tiger Mann to Address Combatting Plastic Waste in New Canaan

Affordable Housing Committee Moving Ahead On Three Tracks

Plan of Conservation & Development Community Workshop Scheduled for Evening of May 20th at Lapham

Zoning Inspector Works Toward Advanced Certification

Board of Selectmen Approves FY 2024‐2025 Budget

Town Offering Fire Safety Assessments at Residences

Emergency Management Holds Town Operations Exercise

Town of New Canaan Earns Improved Fire Safety Rating

New Canaan Taxes Due

State Lawmakers, Local Leaders Applaud State Grant for New Canaan Playhouse

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Police Department Renovation Dec. 14

Public Invited to Give Input for Town’s 10-Year Plan Thursday Dec. 14

Town Launches News from Town Hall Online Newsletter

New Canaan Police to Operate at 39 Locust Avenue Starting Dec. 4

Notices of New Property Value Assessments to be Mailed Starting Dec. 4

Town Receives Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Community Dialogue Events set for Public Input on Town’s 10-Year Plan

Veterans Day Ceremony Saturday, November 11

Town of New Canaan Launches Online Permitting Service

New Canaan Commuter Parking Permit Renewals Due Nov. 30

Board of Selectmen Approve Extension of Commuter Parking Permits

Town of New Canaan and The Congregational Church of New Canaan Reach An Agreement Regarding God's Acre

2023 Revaluation Set to Begin PHASE 2

Ponus Ridge Road Bridge Work to Commence July 17, 2023

Town Website Upgraded with Design, Meeting Videos, Calendar and Online Registration

Waveny Summer Concerts

Board of Finance Approves a Mill Rate Increase of 3.09%

Where's the Water?

2023 Family Fourth Fireworks Celebration at Waveny Park

New Canaan Train Line Shutdown Alert

New Canaan Fire Acquiring Mobile Devices to Improve Pre-incident Planning

New Canaan Urgent Assessment Program

Aquarion Water Company and Eversource Gas Pipeline Installation  in Silvermine Road (Rte. 106) Starts in May

Town Council Approves FY2024 Budget Of $166.62 Million -- Increase Of 3.12%

2023 Revaluation Set to Begin

Board of Finance Approves FY2024 Budget of $166.65 Million

New Canaan Launches Website for Waveny House Weddings & Events

The Board of Selectmen approved their budget today 1/31/2023

Emergency Response Tabletop Exercise 2022

2022-2023 Commuter Parking Permits now Available

Cooling Centers

2022-2023 Transfer Station Permits now Available Online

Cooling Centers Announcement

New Canaan Signs Letter of Intent with Cinema Lab LLC to Operate and Reopen the Playhouse Movie Theater in 2023

Memorial Day Parade 2022

Board of Finance Approves Mill Rate increase of 1.14%

Town Council Approves Budget of 161.58 Million - Increase of 4.58%, Estimated Mill Rate Increase of 1.49%

Parks & Recreation Summer Permits on Sale Now

New Parks & Recreation Department Field Notification System

2022 Clean Your Mile is BACK!

Board of Finance Approves FY2023 Budget of $161.58 Million - Increase of 4.58%

Board of Selectmen Approves FY 2022-2023 Budget

Public Information Session on Wireless Telecommunications Tower

Town of New Canaan Closes on Purchase of 220 Elm Street Office Building from Bankwell Financial Group

Town Receives Highest Credit Rating from Moody's Investor Service

Main Street Repaving - 10/29 and 11/1/2021

Town of New New Canaan Signs Letter of Intent to Purchase 220 Elm Street

Public Forum on Pandemic Recovery for New Canaan Monday July 12th

Town Hall Fully Reopens

Waveny Summer Concerts

Update on Commuter Parking Renewals and Changes Regarding Downtown Parking Lots – updated June 3, 2021

Update on Commuter Parking Renewals and Changes Regarding Downtown Parking Lots

Board of Finance Approves a no increase mill rate for fiscal year 2022

New Canaan Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

Gas Installation beginning Downtown

Dry Hydrants

2021 Clean Your Mile is Back!

Burning Permits

Public Safety/Cell Tower Balloon Float Test Scheduled for 1837 Ponus Ridge Road on Tuesday, April 6, 202

Town Council Approves FY2021 Budget of  $154.51 Million -  Increase of 0.48%, Estimated Mill Rate Decline of 0.2%

Town Receives Highest Credit Rating From Moody's Investors Service

Town of New Canaan Receives the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from GFOA

Recreation Summer Facility Permits Available Online on April 5th

State Roadwork will require detour on route 123 beginning on Aril 12, 2021

Board Of Finance Approves FY2020 Budget Of $154.51 Million -- Increase Of 0.48%

AT&T Wireless Plans to Co-locate on Proposed New Public Safety/Cell Tower in Northwest Section of New Canaan

First Selectmen’s Budget Message Board of Selectmen’s FY 2021-2022 Budget

Board of Selectmen Approves FY 2021-2022 Budget of 157.7 Million an increase of 2.53% over current Fiscal Year

Mark Your Address

Taking Down Christmas Trees

Update on Town Parking Lot Enforcement & Permit Renewals

Updated West Road Bridge Replacement: January - July 2021


Leaf Collection Policy

Aquarion Mandates Water Conservation Measures

New Canaan Names New Emergency Management Leadership Team

New Canaan Launches New Emergency Notifications Platform

Transfer Station Permit Renewals Now Available Online

West Road Bridge Replacement

Waveny Summer Camps will open on June 22 with reduced capacity and hours

Town of New Canaan and Chamber of Commerce - Its Up to All of Us

90 Day deferral program on property taxes and sewer fees

Town Council Approves FY2021 Budget

First Selectman Orders closing of all Town & Public School Parks & Fields and outdoor Athletic Facilities

We will get though this together

Virtual Meetings Week of 3/23/2020

Town Offices to Close to Residents beginning Monday, March 23, 2020

Recreation Department Facilities Update

New Canaan Human Services Press Release

Bipartisan Transportation Forum Postponed

Department of Public Works Limited Access due to COVID-19

Board of Finance Approves FY2021 Budget of 153.96 Million - Increase of 1.33%

Town Council Virtual Meeting

Information about COVID-19, the Coronavirus

Change Your Clocks - Change Your Batteries

Town of New Canaan  Issues 2020 Community Survey Report

Board of Selectmen Approves FY 2020-2021 Budget

Town Website Launches "Report a Problem" Feature

Town of New Canaan  Appoints Lunda Asmani as CFO/Budget  Director

Town Receives change maker award for sustainability

New Canaan has suffered three major structure fires

Remembering New Canaan Veterans

Change Your Clocks -  Change Your Batteries.

United Nations Day is October 24

125th Anniversary Celebration for the Daughters of the American Revolution

Town Agrees to add more Boxcar Parking Spaces to Serve Downtown Train Station

Domestic Violence and Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

More Parking Spaces!

First Selectman's Statement on Waveny Park Safety

Town Supports First Annual Fieldfest

Statement By First Selectmen on Jennifer Dulos Investigation

Finance Department Receives Award for Excellence from GFOA

First Selectman Declares September 5th Addiction Awareness Day in New Canaan

Town Launches Upgrade to Public Safety Radio System

Town Hires New Firefighter

WCHN Community Health Survey

Town Hall Goes Solar

The Western Connecticut Convention And Visitors Bureau

Road Microsurfacing Beginning On Wednesday July 17

Eversource Downtown Night Work

Tick Borne Disease & Prevention

Request for Proposals for the Acquisition of Vine Cottage

New Town Engineer Hired

Fireworks Safety

Whistleblower Policy

South School Solar Project