Merrit Parkway Conservancy Supports ‘No Truck on Highway’ Warnings on GPS Apps

Merritt Parkway James Farm Road Bridge
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The Merritt Parkway Conservancy appreciates and fully supports U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal’s strong initiative requesting providers of GPS navigation software to add no-truck warnings for roads where trucks are banned.

For most of the last 80 years, you could drive your car on the Merritt Parkway with reasonable confidence that you were safe in a stream of other cars, protected by prominent signs at each entry point prohibiting trucks. Continue Reading →

Public Invited to Opening Reception Jan 26 for Silvermine Arts Guild New Members Exhibition

New Members Exhibition works
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Silvermine Arts Center will welcome more than 50 new members (including three from Darien) to its Guild of Artists in January 2020 with a New Members Exhibition presenting a broad spectrum of innovative work.

The public is invited to the opening reception, which will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26. The event is free. The New Members Exhibition runs Jan. 19 through Feb. 15. Continue Reading →

Parenting Workshop on Talking to Children About Sexuality

Poster parent presentation on talking about sex with children
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Do you feel flustered or tongue-tied when the subject of sexuality comes up with your children? Are you uncertain about what words to use and what message to send?

On Jan. 29, educator Deborah Roffman will be sharing her advice for having these important but anxiety-provoking conversations in her talk at The Children’s School, “Right from the Start: Sexuality Education in Early Childhood.” Continue Reading →

First Selectman Jayme Stevenson to Talk About State of the Town to Chamber of Commerce, All Invited

Jayme Stevenson budget 2016 5-10-16
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Come learn about the ” State of Darien” directly from First Selectman Jayme Stevenson who will give a breakfast speech Thursday, Jan. 23 to the Darien Chamber of Commerce. All are welcome to join.

The year 2020 will be an exciting time for Darien with the town’s bicentennial celebrations planned throughout the year. In addition to all this excitement, Darien is going through many changes and this is a perfect opportunity to learn more about the upcoming developments and improvements. Continue Reading →