Teamwork, and a custom-made roof rake


NORTH CANAAN — “Lucky” is the word used time and again to describe how the town is faring in the face of record snowfall. No major issues were reported as of earlier this week.

First Selectman Douglas Humes credited a cooperative effort toward keeping roofs and roads clear (as well as downtown sidewalks and parking), and a unique “contraption” devised by a local farm.

“The town crew and [Canaan] Fire District and the merchants have been working together to make sure people can park and get to businesses. All things considered, it hasn’t been that bad,” Humes said.

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