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School Emergency Drill Leads The Week's News In New Canaan

Police Chief Leon Krowlikowski and Director of the Office of Emergency Management Michael Handler, go over a few ground rules before testing a few emergency scenarios out at Saxe Middle School in New Canaan.
Police Chief Leon Krowlikowski and Director of the Office of Emergency Management Michael Handler, go over a few ground rules before testing a few emergency scenarios out at Saxe Middle School in New Canaan. Photo Credit: Anthony Buzzeo

NEW CANAAN, Conn. — First responders and volunteers acting out emergency scenarios at Saxe Middle School topped the news this week in New Canaan. Here is a look at what else took place this week.

  • Police issued three people with infractions for marijuana possession after traffic violations led the suspects to be stopped last week. 
  • The state issued a voluntary recall for local shellfish and initiated a closure of shellfish in Long Island Sound on Monday. The problem is due to a growing problem with a particular form of bacteria. 
  • On Tuesday The Daily Voice told you about a partnership the New Canaan YMCA joined in with the National Inclusion Project to enhance its special needs programming
  • Joseph Borea, 56, of New Canaan, pleaded guilty to a conspiracy to violate the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act for his suspected part in a local gambling ring. He is suspected of collecting money for gambling debts.
  • Volunteer actors, school officials and first responders participated in several emergency drills at Saxe Middle School on Thursday to review and amend policies. 

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