Aquarion Water Company to acquire New Fairfield municipal water system

Aquarion Water Company announced today that it will acquire the Town of New Fairfield’s municipally-owned water system, making the system the latest to join Aquarion’s expanding service area. New Fairfield’s town system consists of three active wells serving 275 people. To improve the system’s reliability and efficiency, Aquarion plans to eventually connect the town system into one of six existing … read more

Wrestling: Trumbull sweeps foes at Cougars Duals

Trumbull High’s sixth-ranked wrestling team took part in the Cougars Duals on Saturday, winning four decisions at Haddam-Killingworth High. Coach Charlie Anderson’s Eagles (22-2) defeated Darien 75-0, Haddam-Killingworth 60-24, New Fairfield 63-12, Bunnell High 72-6 and Guilford 42-27. Trumbull led highly-regarded Guilford, 24-18, before winning 4-of-6 bouts to secure the match. Jonathan Kocak (7-5 decision at 126 pounds), David Castaldo … read more

Taking a Hike: Discovering New Fairfield’s forests

by Rob McWilliams — If you look at Fairfield County from the air (Google Earth will do, you don’t need a plane), it is clearly a wooded place, at least away from the cities and the highway development strung between them. Broad-leaved trees are to our landscape what corn is to Iowa, and sagebrush to Nevada. But trees do not … read more

Watch 7-on-7 football live on HAN Friday and Saturday

Grip It and Rip It celebrates its ninth year at New Canaan’s Dunning Field this weekend, as 32 teams battle for the tournament crown. Games will begin at 2 p.m., Friday, and will run through the final on Saturday afternoon. HAN Network will have live coverage of the semifinals and championship game on Saturday, July 9, starting at 12:30 p.m. … read more