The Connecticut Green Bank is encouraging building owners to increase their energy saving measures and embrace the electric vehicle (EV) movement by offering free EV stations through a new program — Charge Up CT Buildings (CUCB). Continue Reading →
The Tiny Miracles Foundation, based in Darien, has announced the addition of two new members to its Hospital/Medical Advisory Board: Dr. John F. Ciannella and Dr. Joseph A. Vitterito II.
Each doctor heads the neonatology department at his hospital.
A new show by exhibiting members at the Rowayton Arts Center (RAC), “Abstraction,” will be on view Feb. 9 through March 7. Continue Reading →
For someone with a mental health condition, the basic necessity of a stable home can be hard to come by. NAMI Southwest CT (an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness) has assembled a panel of professionals who will discuss different types of housing and the varying degrees of independence and care they offer. Continue Reading →
To the editor:
Late last month, our Senator Bob Duff and Senate President Pro Tempore Martin Looney announced “A Just Connecticut,” one of four legislative agendas for the 2020 General Assembly session. Continue Reading →
Grace Farms Foundation (GFF) in collaboration with the Lusaka Agreement Task Force (LATF) and Uganda Wildlife Authority convened a three-day multi-agency workshop in Uganda this week, to train local law enforcement to combat wildlife trafficking. Continue Reading →
Robert Austin Martella, a longtime Darien resident and World War II veteran, passed peacefully on Feb. 5 at the age of 94. Continue Reading →
Darien Library and pianist Zachary Saffa will team up to bring you a one-of-a-kind concert experience. Up-and-coming musicians will perform uninterrupted, followed by an open lesson for all to enjoy. Continue Reading →
The staff of Darien Human Services keeps a list of seniors and disabled individuals to contact prior to a storm or town-wide emergency to provide reassurance and peace of mind. Continue Reading →
The Darien Art Center has included a special new category in its annual smartphone photo contest this year — the Darien Bicentennial category was newly created to honor and embrace the significance of the town’s 200th anniversary in 2020. Continue Reading →
Here’s how Darien restaurants and other food-serving places fared in the latest inspection reports, released Thursday by the Darien Health Department.
How do you stop a fast-moving train? With brakes, of course. But what kind and applied how? Continue Reading →
Here’s Realtor Deirdre McGovern’s report on Darien and Rowayton real estate from Jan. 30 to Feb. 6, 2020: Continue Reading →
“The Astonishing Effects of Exercise on the Brain” is the subject of a talk Feb. 27 by a neuroscientist who delivered the second-most viewed TEDTalk of 2018. Continue Reading →
Anna May Shutts Austin passed away peacefully at the age of 97 on Monday, Jan. 27. Continue Reading →
Ox Ridge student William Curtis won first place in Darien’s Good Wife’s River Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution’s 2020 Fifth Grade Essay Contest. He was one of four Darien fifth graders who won awards in the contest. Continue Reading →
Numerous parents and high school students who spoke at a packed Board of Education meeting on Tuesday criticized school administrators’ decision to retest nearly 300 Darien High School sophomores after a major cheating incident was discovered in mid-January.
The speakers also said the retesting would hurt students’ grades in other courses when they had other “unit” tests to take the same week as the retests. Continue Reading →
Glen R. Osberg, “Oz”, a longtime resident of Darien, passed away at Stamford Hospital on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. He was 78. Continue Reading →
“Something Sweet,” a Valentine’s Day-themed event, comes back this Saturday for a third year, with a “Dessert War” competition between Darien eateries for the best confections, boutique gifts for sale and free activities for kids. Continue Reading →
The Darien Board of Education on Tuesday unanimously appointed Christopher Tranberg as assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction for the school district. Continue Reading →
Miriam “Mimi” Koblenz Scott, “one of the brightest stars in the universe” Passed away on Feb. 2 in Darien after a long and courageous battle with dementia. She was 79. Continue Reading →
Clinton McCord “Mac” Johnson of Naples Florida, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 10, at the age of 70 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Continue Reading →
William M. Winship III, 88, of Darien died peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 2. Continue Reading →
Darien Depot Youth Center invites you to a brown bag lunch on Thursday with a discussion about “Stress and Pressure Surrounding Food — Where Does It Come From? And how to Destress.” Continue Reading →
DeWitt Peterkin, III, formerly of Darien, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 peacefully at his home in Dover, Delaware. Continue Reading →