A bridge maintenance project on a stretch of the Merritt Parkway in Norwalk will close lanes in both directions from now through Thursday, July 27, the state Department of Transportation has announced. Continue Reading →
A stranger approaches you about doing some job, either permanent or temporary. Before you start, they arrange to send you money to pay for some work-related expenses. You keep in touch by email or phone.
At some point not long afterward, they have you send part of that payment somewhere else. You do that. Then you find out the check they sent you bounced, you can’t find the stranger, and the money you sent elsewhere to pay for those expenses is now lost. Your loss. You’ve been scammed.
It’s happened before to people in Darien and elsewhere, and here’s the latest example, as described by Darien police, involving a Darien photographer who met a stranger in Greenwich: Continue Reading →
Two food-serving establishments in Darien each received the lowest town health inspection rating of “C” in the latest 12 reports released Thursday by the Darien Health Department. 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 July 13 to 20, 2017: Continue Reading →
The Town of Darien paving program for the summer of 2017 is as follows: Continue Reading →
If you don’t know some of Darien’s Democratic candidates for office this year — or even if you do — here’s how they were described at the Democrat’s caucus on Wednesday night. Continue Reading →
Selectman Rob Richards was chosen by Democrats on Wednesday as their candidate for First Selectman, opposing incumbent Republican Jayme Stevenson. Continue Reading →
Here’s the full-text of Rob Richards’ acceptance speech, delivered at the Democratic Town Caucus on Wednesday night: Continue Reading →
No one challenged the slate of Republican candidates proposed by the Republican Town Committee at Tuesday night’s GOP Caucus, attended by fewer than 30 people in Town Hall Auditorium. Continue Reading →
Dora Mary Billingham Mix passed away peacefully on July 14 in Sarasota, Fl., one month before her 96th birthday. Continue Reading →
During the month of August, Darien police will have extra officers on the streets specifically tasked with identifying and ticketing people seen using their phone while driving — or any other distracted driving offense. Continue Reading →
Many of us learn CPR for medical emergencies — but what about mental health emergencies?
On June 27 and 28, the Community Fund of Darien brought a “Youth Mental Health First Aid” training to local teenagers to equip them with skills to recognize and respond to the unique risks posed by a teenager’s mental health crisis. Continue Reading →
When a 40-year-old man was found in Darien driving a car stolen from Newark, N.J., one statement after another he gave to police proved untrue, officers said. Continue Reading →
A chef at Atria Darien, the senior residential complex on Ledge Road, will be competing with the chairman of the Darien Chamber of Commerce in a cooking competition to take place Thursday. Continue Reading →
After someone called police to report an SUV swerving as it headed south on Mansfield Avenue, officers found the vehicle and its intoxicated driver, who was arrested, police said. Continue Reading →
Frances Chandler Travis, 97, of Darien and Vero Beach, Fl., died on July 6 (the birthday of her daughter, Deborah Martin Travis). Continue Reading →
Eight people in Greenwich went to bed Saturday night only to wake up Sunday morning to find their cars were gone, according to police there, and in two cases, the thefts resulted in car chases.
Every single one of the cars was unlocked and with the keys inside. Continue Reading →