Not sure what to do with those old backpacks, clothes and shoes that the kids have worn out or outgrown? Continue Reading →
The Darien Road Race is a beloved Darien community event celebrating its 37th year. The race includes a scenic 10k and a 1.5 mile “loop” around the picturesque Pear Tree Point Beach golden coastline, and attracts over 500 runners, family and friends for a day of fun, music, food and a celebration of community. Continue Reading →
Antonio Arellano, an architect, designer and infrastructure developer in Mexico, died peacefully at his home in Darien on Thursday, Aug. 25 at the age of 81. Continue Reading →
Dorothy Whelan Larson passed away on August 19, 2016, in New Canaan, with her son, Luke, by her side. Continue Reading →
A 25-year-old man who agreed to do some work as a personal assistant was defrauded when his “employer” bounced a check and disappeared. Continue Reading →
The Advisory Commission on Coastal Waters of the Town of Darien announced a water quality study in Goodwives River. Scheduled to begin August 2016, the study is being conducted for Darien by Harbor Watch, a program of Earthplace in Westport and is expected to be completed in the coming year.
Seven Darien food-serving establishments received “Good” ratings in the most recently released Darien Health Department inspections, another three were rated “Fair,” and two were rated “Poor.”
Here’s Deirdre McGovern’s report on Darien and Rowayton real estate for Aug. 18 to 25: Continue Reading →
Dr. William Thomas DeLeo, Sr. passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 in his home surrounded by his family and close friends. Continue Reading →
A special benefit concert by the “Spadtastics”, a Darien-based, Grateful Dead cover band takes place from 6 to 10 p.m., Friday, Aug. 26 at Tilley Pond Park. Money raised will go to help a Darien man paralyzed with a spinal cord injury earlier this year. Continue Reading →
Darien and New Canaan libraries are joining forces to start a new, annual event they’re calling “Head to Head” — unlike the towns’ sports rivalries, this one is more like “two heads are better than one,” and both heads are authors in conversation, talking in front of the public. Continue Reading →
An email purportedly from a security consultant for a 58-year-old Darien man caused the local man to wire $8,000 — to what turned out to be a fraudster who hasn’t been found, Darien police were told. Continue Reading →
The school district’s proposal for night lights for Darien High School sports just changed: Games and practices would regularly end by 7:30 p.m. rather than 8 p.m., with certain exceptions for even later games, and the policy would stay in place for five years. Continue Reading →
Marshall Floyd Kenyon (Marty), of Darien and Delray Beach, Fl. passed away on Aug. 17, 2016 at the age of 83. Continue Reading →
To inform the community of its latest offerings, the Darien Arts Center is hosting an open house on Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 1 to 4 p.m. Here’s the schedule, including mini-classes.
William Alexander Ziegler, 92, of Bozeman, Mont., and formerly of Darien and Wilton, died on the morning of Aug. 17, 2016 at home. Continue Reading →
Richard (Dick, “Gamps”) Lindabury Berry died peacefully at home with his family on August 18, 2016 in Darien, Conn. He was 91. Lois Boots Berry, his wife of nearly 64 years, survives him. Continue Reading →
Sometime overnight last Wednesday to Thursday, Aug. 17 to 18, about 15 vehicles parked on several residential streets near the center of town were entered, and in some cases items were taken.
The vehicles were on Bailey Avenue, Stony Brook Road South, Robin Hood Lane and Rocaton Road. Not one of the vehicles — cars, SUVs and one pickup truck — had been locked.