Here’s Deirdre McGovern’s report on Darien and Rowayton real estate Jan. 4 to 11, 2018: Continue Reading →
Two men died in a head-on crash just before 10:11 p.m., Monday on Connecticut Avenue close to the Darien-Norwalk border. Anyone who may have seen the accident is asked to to contact Norwalk police. Continue Reading →
A window was smashed by a thief to get entry into a car parked in a lot off of Old Kings Highway North sometime in the late morning Sunday, Jan. 7. Continue Reading →
As sometimes happens with 911 calls, no one spoke directly to a Darien police dispatcher who received a call at 12:49 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 4. More unusual was what happened this time: According to police, the dispatcher heard people arguing, with one of them yelling for help. Continue Reading →
Robert Klee, commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection will speak on climate change this Tuesday, Jan. 16 at Darien Library. Continue Reading →
Legendary squash coach Paul Assaiante spoke to fellow enthusiasts for the sport Monday at Chelsea Piers athletic complex in Stamford, which just announced the appointment of its new squash director, John Musto.
On Monday night, about 50 squash players and their parents gathered in The Loft where the Trinity College coach and U.S. Squash head national coach — who is also a U.S. Squash Hall of Famer — enumerated the pluses of college squash and how to prepare. Continue Reading →
A dog that had made its way out to a small patch of grassy land on Five Mile River was stranded when the tide came in on Tuesday afternoon, so Darien Fire Department and Police Department came to the rescue. Continue Reading →
The Darien High School Music Department hosted the St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble from Russia for a performance recently. Continue Reading →
A snow plow operator who dangled the plow on chains above a Darien woman’s car, parked in a lot at Darien Fire Department’s fire house, said he was just doing it as a joke with someone he knows, according to police. Continue Reading →
Rocco A. Evola, 98, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 7 at home in Darien. Continue Reading →
Due to circumstances beyond Darien Library’s control (a postponement of midterms because of last week’s school snow days) the “Long Night Against Procrastination” later-hours studying night has been moved back from Jan. 14 to Sunday, Jan. 21.
We now return you to your original announcement, with the date changed: Continue Reading →
Serge and Anna Doroshin were each charged by police after officers arrived at a party for teenagers at a Wrenfield Lane home with alcohol and about 60 participants, police said. Continue Reading →
Metro-North is warning commuters that Monday morning’s commute could be worse than usual.
Here’s the announcement: Continue Reading →
This is the time of year when some commentators kick back and do end-of-the-year wrap up stories, as if you haven’t been paying attention for the past 12 months. Bah, humbug. I don’t review the past… I predict the future!
A New Canaan woman, through her company, is donating all dog and cat adoption fees at the Stamford Animal Control Shelter through Jan. 14.
Those who adopt an older dog that’s been in the shelter for more than one year will receive two free training sessions to help the animal acclimate to its new home.
During the two-week event, the $75 adoption fees being waived include the costs of spaying or neutering, micro-chipping and vaccinations.
Here’s how the program got started in Stamford: Continue Reading →
Darien Public Schools will remain closed on Friday and Town Hall won’t reopen until 10 a.m. Darien YMCA will open as usual at 5 a.m. Continue Reading →