(kā`nən), town (1990 pop. 17,864), Fairfield co., SW Conn.; settled c.1700, inc. 1801. It is mainly a residential town and suburb of nearby New York City. Silvermine Guild Arts Center is located there.
In the middle school STEM lab at New Canaan Public Schools in Connecticut, students frequently choose to learn with flight simulators rather than 3D printers, video games and other technological options.
Elizabeth Colwell, owner of The Wire Whisk, said despite her emotional attachment to the store, from a business perspective, the rents in New Canaan are too high as a percentage of sales to continue providing the high level of services and quality products at competitive prices that customers have come to expect from The Wire Whisk.