This year, Darien High School earned a charter to open a chapter of Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics National Honor Society. The goal of Mu Alpha Theta is to recognize high achieving mathematics students and to share the beauty and joy of mathematics with others in the community. Continue Reading →
These properties recently were sold in Darien, according to records in the Town Clerk’s Office:
Here’s Deirdre McGovern’s report on Darien and Rowayton real estate for May 11 to 18, 2017: Continue Reading →
Walter Alan Murby died from a courageous battle with cancer May 20 at Moog & Friends Hospice House in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada. Continue Reading →
To the editor,
Darien High School would like to thank the many donors within the Darien community who offer generous scholarships to our graduating seniors.
At Darien High School’s graduation ceremony on Friday, June 16, Komal Dhull will be the valedictorian, and Indira Flores the salutatorian.
Dhull and Flores were among the dozens of DHS students who were presented with 2017 awards at a ceremony held Thursday. Here’s the full list: Continue Reading →
Caught with $155.27 worth of meat in 10 packages that he was trying to smuggle out of a Darien supermarket underneath his clothes, a Stamford man said he was just trying to feed himself, police said. Continue Reading →
A 27-year-old woman tried to pass herself off as the step-daughter of a man she knew and close out his Darien bank account, which had more than $200,000, according to police, who arrested her. Continue Reading →
Ox Ridge Elementary School students built rockets, wrote code, and constructed amazing structures last week as part of the second annual Maker Faire.
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Rockwell Gajwani, 53, of Darien will pay $3.4 million in a plea agreement connected to an embezzlement case in which he pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to wire fraud and tax evasion, the Justice Department announced. Continue Reading →
When a Darien woman arrived home at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, May 15, she found her ex-boyfriend, a local firefighter, had broken in and had tried to look through personal information on her iPad and computer, apparently to see if she was dating anyone, police said.
When she confronted Eric Barret, 42, of 1078 R Post Road, Darien, he was holding her iPad as he stood in her living room, according to police. Continue Reading →
A driver smelling of alcohol told the Darien police officer who stopped him near Interstate 95 that he lived just around the corner — on Snowberry Lane in New Canaan, the town where the driver thought he already was, police said. Continue Reading →
A 16-year-old boy hosted a party with alcohol on Friday at his home on Mansfield Avenue, said police, who were told that about 20 to 25 teenagers showed up. Continue Reading →
Come join the volunteer Noroton Fire Department as its members kick off their annual fundraiser Thursday, June 22 with a night of Bingo, then on Saturday, June 24, when the department hosts its annual block Party.
Someone put almost $8,000 in charges on the American Express card of a 39-year-old Darien woman, who also found that her mobile phone was changed to another provider, possibly in an attempt to get information about the credit card, police said. Continue Reading →
The Darien Republican Town Committee is now accepting applications for these positions: The Board of Selectmen, town treasurer, tax collector, town clerk, Board of Finance, Board of Education, Board of Assessment Appeals, Planning & Zoning Commission, and constables.
Greenwich police Detective Mark Solomon recently shared an overview of recent frauds using “skimming” that steal credit or debit card information from unsuspecting victims.
The devices can be disguised as parts of ATM machines or work inside gas pumps and other point-of-sale devices. Continue Reading →
John Fleming Cagnina, formerly of Rowayton, passed away peacefully on May 13, 2017 in Westerly, R.I. after living happily for three years at StoneRidge, a retirement community in Mystic. He was two days shy of his 87th birthday. Continue Reading →
Darien Junior Sailing Team (DJST) is Darien’s best kept secret! There are still some spots available for this summer. Continue Reading →
The Darien Depot, is proud to host a free seminar, “7 Skills All Students Need for a Successful Transition to a New Grade, open to all area parents.