Christian Allyn is proud to call North Canaan home. He sits on the board of selectmen and owns a local business that eradicates invasive plants in the Northwest Corner of Connecticut. He’s a member of the Friends of Beckley Furnace, which works to preserve and research the historic industrial monument. He wants his town and its residents to thrive.
It was a leap of faith. That’s how Jeff Mousseau describes the decision he and partner Paul Ricciardi made to sell their Hudson, N.Y., home and purchase the Ancram Opera House, where they now live upstairs and run a nonprofit theater company below.