The first quarter of 2018 in Darien reflected a trend toward higher inventory and a lack of urgency on the part of homebuyers. Continue Reading →
If you get a parking ticket on a Darien street, it’s now going to cost you double or even triple what it cost before: Most violations are doubling, from a $15 ticket to $30 one, and $60 if not paid within 15 days. Continue Reading →
REACH Prep, a Stamford-based non-profit organization that provides access to educational experiences to help underserved, high-achieving students graduate from top colleges, will host its Annual Benefit Luncheon on Monday, April 23 at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich at 11:30 a.m. Continue Reading →
For the fifth time since September, a Darien woman has been charged by police, most recently on a disorderly conduct charge connected with a minor domestic violence incident, her second one in Darien.
Adaobi Kurylov and a man she was in a confrontation with were each charged with disorderly conduct after an incident on Tuesday, April 10 in the Avalon Darien apartment complex off of Hollow Tree Ridge Road, police said.
William John (Bill) Barrett passed away peacefully at the River Glen Health Center in Southbury on Saturday, April 7. He was 93 years old. Continue Reading →
Barrett Bookstore is joining 20 Connecticut bookstores to celebrate INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY!
For many of you who have trouble driving past a bookstore, here is a great opportunity to get on the road and visit as many of the unique independents scattered through the state as your time and energy permits. Continue Reading →
Following a recommendation of Superintendent Dan Brenner, the Darien Board of Education votes unanimously Tuesday night to set the date for Darien High School graduation for a date near the end of June. Continue Reading →
Members of the Barnya Russian Music Ensemble performed for students at all of the elementary schools in Darien. Continue Reading →
Liberation Programs, a Stamford-based drug-treatment agency, will recognize Darien First Selectman Jayme Stevenson “for her extraordinary commitment to the agency’s mission and programs” on June 7 at a benefit at Woodway Country Club. Continue Reading →
A slight tax cut, shaving eight cents per $1,000 in assessed value in Darien property taxes, would go into effect if the Representative Town Meeting approves the package of budget and tax proposals just passed by the Board of Finance on Monday night. Continue Reading →
Neil Phillips is a national thought leader and renowned speaker on race in America. Neil discuss his race from a unique perspective in a talk from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight, Monday, April 16, at Darien Library. Continue Reading →
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration warned consumers on Friday that chopped romaine lettuce — unless you can confirm it is NOT from around Yuma, AZ — should just be thrown out because of a E. coli outbreak that could make you sick.
Even if you’ve eaten some of it already and aren’t sick. Continue Reading →
What are the signs and symptoms of depression? How can I help my child, relative or sibling? How do I protect myself while supporting a person suffering from depression?
Answers to these questions and a discussion about depression will be presented by Robert DiRoma in a program at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 3, at The Depot Darien Youth Center. Continue Reading →
Cornelius “Neil” F. Lovelady, of Fairfield, the beloved partner for over 22 years of Marilyn Eggers, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, April 8. He was 72. Continue Reading →
Two Darien establishments received a “C” rating, the worst in the town A-B-C ratings system, in in the nine most recently released Health Department inspection reports.
Two other establishments were rated “B”, and five more received an “A.”
These properties recently were sold in Darien, according to records in the Town Clerk’s Office: Continue Reading →
Here’s Deirdre McGovern’s report on Darien and Rowayton real estate for April 5 to 12, 2018: