Albert Bruggemeyer died on Dec. 2 at his home in Aston Gardens, Fl. He would have been 90 next month. Continue Reading →
On Sunday, Dec. 4, Michael G. Ryba passed from this earth to his final happy hunting grounds while holding the hand of Joyce, his devoted wife of 67 years. Continue Reading →
Applications for kids to join the Darien Police Department-Depot Youth Center Citizen Police Academy will be accepted starting Wednesday, Dec. 7. Continue Reading →
On a day when a Darien family was moving items out of the house and into the garage, the husband mentioned to his wife that he’d noticed his daughter’s bicycle leaning against one of the garage doors and that he had moved it. Continue Reading →
The Southern CT Synchronized Skating team (SCSS) hosted a record number of 76 teams this weekend for the 17th Annual Terry Conners Open.
The Sprites part of the team (its youngest members) came in first place in their category; Shimmers finished second place in theirs. The Shadows (the more advanced, older members) came in fifth. Based in Stamford, the team has members from area towns, including Darien. Continue Reading →
A 76-year-old Darien man told police last week he was repeatedly victimized by online scammers with bogus offers of help with computer problems. Continue Reading →
The Music Department of the Darien Public Schools has announced its lineup of school Holiday Winter Concerts. Continue Reading →
Consumers beware that even though they may not have done any online shopping, they still can become the target of parcel delivery fraud.
At this time of year, criminals go into high gear, phishing for personal information and money with fake “Missed Delivery” notices. Continue Reading →
Robert Birney Crane of Darien crossed the bar on Wednesday Nov. 30. Continue Reading →
Early Friday morning, between 7:15 and 8:10 a.m., a sport utility vehicle pulled into the Darien YMCA parking lot, and when it stopped, two men got out, smashed windows of nearby cars and took purses that were on the floor of each. Continue Reading →
Harvey Lester Roseman of Fairfield, founder of David Harvey Jewelers in Darien and Norwalk, passed away on Friday, Dec. 2 at Bridgeport Hospital. He was 92. Continue Reading →
The Darien Arts Center recently received a grant from The Community Fund of Darien for its Danceabilities dance program for those with disabilities. Continue Reading →
IT’S OFFICIAL! The Town of Darien has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) to upgrade the Swap Shop. Continue Reading →
Nighttime highway work is already closing lanes on Interstate 95 at various spots between Greenwich and Westport, and for the week starting Monday, Dec. 5 more is on the way for daytime hours, both on I-95 and the Merritt Parkway, state officials have announced. Continue Reading →
Dear Free-Range Teenager,
Congratulations! You’re sixteen and you finally have your license! Fantastic.
I don’t want to take all of the “woo-hoo” out of your newly-found freedom, but I do want to make sure that you know about and actually pay attention to a few laws and legal conceptsthat especially apply to your shiny, new driving experience.
Here’s a list of six things that you absolutely need to know. Continue Reading →
Imagine you’re in a store and you see somebody shoplifting. You’re embarrassed to say anything or to make a scene, but inside you’re ticked-off. You pay for your merchandise, so why should that guy get it for free? And if he’s ripping off the store, doesn’t the merchant actually make you pay more to make up for that loss? Continue Reading →
Darien Blue Wave Sports News on Friday posted its latest hype video on YouTube, days before the high school football team’s tournament game with Southington.
Here’s the video: Continue Reading →
The Andrew Shaw Memorial Trust and Darien Boy Scouts invite you to a Holiday Bazaar to be held at the Scout Cabin at 140 West Avenue on Sunday Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Continue Reading →
Darien kids can experience the animated Christmas-themed movie “Polar Express” in three different ways this month — either for free this coming Saturday at the Avon Theatre in Stamford, or on the big IMAX screen at the Maritime Aquarium, or at the aquarium with a pajama party. Continue Reading →
Once again Santa will arrive at Grove Street Plaza and come down the Chimney to visit with children. The fun starts at about 4:30 p.m.
Families can be entertained while waiting for his arrival with Rides on the Giant Animals—Lucy the Polar Bear, Moose and “Snow” Leopard. Continue Reading →