New Canaan's Mourning Of Slain Hockey Player Tops News This Week

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See the stories that topped the news in New Canaan this week.

NEW CANAAN, Conn. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in New Canaan this week:

  • The death of Kelsey Durkin, 21, who died in a car crash, has stunned her former teammates on the New Canaan High School girls ice hockey team.
  • Michael M. Savage, 39, was charged after a nearly two-year investigation in a car crash that resulted in the death of his 74-year-old father.
  • Mary Margaret Farren of New Canaan was awarded $28.6 million in damages after being beaten by her husband, J. Michael Farren, a former White House deputy counsel for President George W. Bush.
  • A New Canaan High School football player, Cole Harris, named as the MSG Varsity Player of the Year in Connecticut.
  • A possible tragedy was averted when a Metro-North train stopped within 10 feet of a Norwalk school bus stalled and sitting on the tracks with about 40 children on board.
  • New Canaan Police arrested a husband and wife after a verbal dispute became physical and the wife attempted to run over her husband with their car.

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