NEW CANAAN, Conn. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in New Canaan last week:
- J. Michael Farren of New Canaan, a former White House counsel for President George W. Bush, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for savagely beating his wife .
- Home improvement retail giant Home Depot confirmed a breach in its payment data systems and the impact could be felt in Fairfield County.
- New Canaan resident Oliver N. Brown graduated from Colby College during the school's commencement ceremony in May.
- Benjamin Walsh of New Canaan graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in cinema and media studies from Carleton College during its 140th commencement ceremony in June.
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