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Thrills galore at Pinewood Derby

Pinewood Derby cars at the finish line on Saturday, Feb. 23. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

NORTH CANAAN — The members of Cub Scout Pack 22 milled around excitedly on Saturday morning, Feb. 23, in the gym at North Canaan Elementary School.

It was Pinewood Derby time.

There were 75 entries, including some non-Scout cars that were just for fun.

Nick Boyden, presiding over the races, said the official entries may be no heavier than 5 ounces. 

There was a weigh-in on Friday evening, after which the cars were “sequestered.”

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