Darienite Quinlan Daly, 13, Competing as One of Two Youngest Rowers Ever in Head of the Charles Regatta

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Thirteen-year-old Darienite Quinlan Daly is competing this weekend with a partner the same age from Greenwich in the youth doubles division of the Head of the Charles Regatta.

The youth division normally has only high school rowers competing, so Quinlan and his partner, George Lathrop, both middle school students, will be the youngest team ever to row in the 53-year-old competition, joining rowers from all over the world.

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Support Hurricane Relief with Local Band ‘Gunsmoke’ Friday Night

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Local country western band Gunsmoke is performing in its latest “Music for Hope” concert at the Piedmont Club in Darien on Friday, Oct. 20.

Proceeds from the concert will be donated to the Red Cross and the charity, Samaritan’s Purse for hurricane relief in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. Also performing at the hurricane relief concert is the classic rock and soul band, The Law. Continue Reading →

Spate of Thefts from Motor Vehicles Continues with Some Windows Smashed

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Items were taken from an unlocked car at Goodwives Shopping Center last Tuesday, Oct. 10 and at about the same time, the drivers of three other vehicles a half block away were even worse off — windows of their SUVs were smashed.

Five days later, on Sunday, Oct. 15, someone visiting a grave at St. John’s Cemetery at 25 Camp Ave. found a window smashed and items taken from her car.

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