Here’s Deirdre McGovern’s report on Darien and Rowayton real estate March 8 to 15, 2018: Continue Reading →
When Darien High School students participated in a walkout on Wednesday to commemorate the Parkland, Fla. school shooting, the event was orderly and people were respectful, school district Superintendent Dan Brenner told the Board of Education that night. Continue Reading →
There has not been a profitable passenger railroad in the United States.
Amtrak and commuter lines like Metro-North operate at a loss as a public service, their deficits borne by tax dollars.
But that changed last month with the launch of Brightline, a privately owned, for-profit passenger railroad in Florida. Continue Reading →
Rockets’ red glare and bombs bursting in air in a fireworks event may yet happen o’er the land of the (blue) wave at Darien High School this July, according Selectman Susan Marks said at a recent Board of Selectmen meeting0. Continue Reading →
The heavenly choir just welcomed a fantastic tenor as Robert J. Bromfield, 90, a lifelong resident of Stamford, passed away peacefully on March 4, 2018 in Greenville, S.C. Continue Reading →
Despite our recent bouts with wintery weather, spring really is on the way. And if you are dreaming about getting outdoors and doing some planting, you will be happy to know that landscaping improvements bring big returns on investment for the homeowner. Continue Reading →
Of course they were all unlocked. Every last one of them. Overnight from Sunday to Monday, March 11 to 12, two vehicles were stolen from streets off of Middlesex Road near Stamford and four vehicles in other parts of town were entered. Continue Reading →
Ida “Cookie” Spallone departed from us with amazing peace on March 6, 2018. She was 75. Continue Reading →
There are a number of reasons why it may take a while for your home to get power back after a storm, including whether your home can be restored with a lot of other homes all at once, how fast the wind is blowing after a storm, and even whether or not you have a special need, according to First Selectman Jayme Stevenson. Continue Reading →
A 60-year-old Darien man arrested last week after a domestic incident was already wanted in connection with a domestic incident in town about two years ago, police said. Continue Reading →
One student had a Category 5 Hurricane in the palm of her hand.
Another a giant honey bee hovering over her head (see picture), while a group later inspected a digital model of DNA like detectives. Continue Reading →
Vosburgh, Emily Patricia Coyne, age 96, of Fairfield and formerly of Darien, beloved wife of the late Albert E. Vosburgh, passed away peacefully Friday, March 9 at Bridgeport Hospital. Continue Reading →
Ever wonder what could happen if some criminal gets your Social Security number? A Delafield Island Road woman found out the hard way on Sunday when she received two wireless phone bills from Verizon. Continue Reading →
A presentation on just-completed research on opioids in Darien will be part of a discussion forum at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 21 at Darien Library.
The forum will feature information gathered by an Americorps volunteer who conducted a town needs assessment related to opioid use in town, along with reactions and comments from a town police detective and the town director of health. Continue Reading →
Geraldine Santagate Grasso, 75, wife of Anthony R. Grasso Sr., of Norwalk, died on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at home with her family. Continue Reading →
Here’s what’s closed, what may surprisingly be open and any other adjustments in and around Darien during this third snowstorm of March: Continue Reading →
New Canaan Country School ninth grader Nina Stoops is not sure which came first, walking or skating. She does however know with certainty that her lifelong love for the game of ice hockey was established in her earliest years. Continue Reading →
Snow Monday night into Tuesday. Snow on Tuesday. Snow overnight from Tuesday into Wednesday. Snow Wednesday night. All with varying degrees of probability, according to the National Weather Service. Continue Reading →
Lynn Johanson Brown, 84, passed away Feb. 24, 2018 in New Canaan, with her children and grandchildren by her side. Continue Reading →
Chelsea Piers Connecticut has appointed longtime Darien High School lacrosse Coach Jeff Brameier as the Stamford sports complex’s new field house director.
Brameier has been a stand out coach on the high school sports scene in Fairfield County for decades and is a nationally recognized lacrosse coach. He will continue as head lacrosse coach at Darien High School, he said Monday evening. Continue Reading →