Atria Darien will host a book signing event and talk at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, May 20 by former U.S. Army Sgt. Tim Payne, author of Chosen, who will share his inspirational journey after losing both legs on a combat mission in Afghanistan. Continue Reading →
Ned Goodnow, a longtime resident of Darien who received a Purple Heart as a combat infantryman in World War II, will lead Darien’s Memorial Day parade as grand marshal. Continue Reading →
Darien police will be on the lookout for drivers not obeying seat belt laws during the 2017 national “Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaign from Monday, May 22 through Sunday, June 4. Continue Reading →
Some drivers on Interstate 95 in Greenwich this weekend could face delays as two lanes of traffic are closed for a drainage repair project, the Connecticut Department of Transportation announced. Continue Reading →
I hate to fly. It’s mostly an irrational fear of turbulence and crashing — little stuff like that. But in recent years, the whole experience of air travel has turned from uncomfortable to unbearable. Continue Reading →
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 May 11 to 18, 2017: Continue Reading →
Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) season will begin May 21 at the Darien YMCA. Registration has already begun on the Darien Y website and at the Y’s front desk for classes including PaddleFit Intro, SUP Fitness, SUP Pilates and SUP Yoga.
A discounted rate is available for classes offered May 21 to June 17. Continue Reading →
Michael Howard Savage, 78, passed away on Friday, May 12, surrounded by his family at his home in Darien. Continue Reading →
Have you ever driven down the Post Road on a Thursday and wondered about the red and white Community Supper signs? Community Supper might be the best kept culinary secret in town, except that it’s not secret to the 100-plus folks who come week by week to share a $1.00 meal in a friendly and welcoming environment. Continue Reading →
Several stolen store reward cards and a Triple-A membership card were found Monday, May 8 in the parking lot of Parklands Office Park.
Residents of Darien residents can now can rent kayaks and paddleboarding at Weed Beach, starting Memorial Day weekend and continuing through the summer. Continue Reading →
Darien Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a party for the town, “Weed Beach Fest,” on Saturday, June 17, with music, some free food, games for kids, paddleboarding and kayak rentals and sailboat rides. Continue Reading →
Rene Eugene Menzel, Age 97 of Williamsburg, Va. and formerly Darien, died peacefully on May 10.
After fleeing Europe with his family at the start of World War II, Menzel fought behind enemy lines, then in D-Day invasion, and then sometimes found himself behind enemy lines again. The much-decorated veteran later lived in Darien for two decades, serving on the Planning & Zoning Commission as its chairman. Continue Reading →
Police found a prescription opioid tablet in a car after they stopped it for having a cracked windshield and windows that appeared to be tinted too darkly, Darien police said.
The Darien Farmers Market will be back this coming Wednesday, May 24 and every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. through mid-November 2017 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parking lot of Goodwives Shopping Center. Continue Reading →
Still have a bag from last weekend’s food drive? You can take it to the Post Office this week or to Person-to-Person at or 1864 Post Road. They could really use it after the rain depressed regular donations by 20 percent. Here’s a letter from P2P’s director: