George Peele, a 20-year-old friend (at least at the time) of a Darien man, stayed overnight in the man’s room while the man was gone, according to police.
Here’s what happened, Darien police said (including accusations not proven in court):
At about 4 p.m. the next day, Wednesday, Jan. 9 the man’s father saw his 2017 Jeep Cherokee being backed out of the driveway. The keys to the Jeep had been in his son’s room. Continue Reading →
A women startled by a noise at 4:50 a.m. in her home at 3 Overbrook Lane thought she must have had an unexpected visit from a family member. She left her bedroom and called out.
Then she saw an unknown female leave a second-floor bedroom and run down the stairs. By that point, much of the house had already been ransacked and several items were stolen. It turned out this was the third incident involving thefts from homes or vehicles that night in Darien. Continue Reading →
Ann M. Nastasi passed away in her sleep on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 at the age of 97. Continue Reading →
The Darien chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution on Tuesday announced five awards in this year’s Fifth Grade D.A.R. essay contest. Continue Reading →
In an effort to provide valuable resources and practical help for parents with premature babies, The Tiny Miracles Foundation (TTMF) has announced their After the NICU Education Series for 2019 with their first program, “Sleep Health and Transitions” with Dr. John Ciannella, a neonatologist at Stamford Hospital. Continue Reading →
William Grega, a former resident of Norwalk and a former longtime Darien resident, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10. He was 84. Continue Reading →
The Darien Arts Center encourages smartphone photographers of all ages and abilities, locally, or anywhere in the world, to enter its fourth annual Smartphone Photo Contest, Pic Darien through Feb. 14 at DarienArts.org. Continue Reading →
On Sunday, Jan. 27 the Darien Library and League of Women Voters of Darien will co sponsor the film RBG, an award-winning documentary chronicling the personal and professional life of indomitable Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Continue Reading →
Are you thinking about downsizing? Is your home full of accumulated possessions that you don’t know how to handle? Are you unsure about where to begin? Continue Reading →
Darien Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that registration for 2019 spring & summer programs, as well as the sale of 2019 beach permits, will begin on Wednesday, March 6 online, here.
Program registration and beach permit sales will also be accepted through the mail or in-person in Room 110 of the Darien Town Hall, starting March 6. Continue Reading →
Darien High School’s midterm exams take place from this Tuesday, Jan. 15 through the last make-up period and placement testing on Wednesday, Jan. 23.
Here’s what students need to know and what parents may want to remind them of: Continue Reading →
Parents are invited to a presentation about the Police Department’s Juvenile Review Board at 7:15 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24 at the Depot Youth Center, 25 Heights Road. Continue Reading →
Casting call for 6th, 7th and 8th graders: the Darien Art Center’s Theatre Department is producing a 35-minute version of A Wrinkle in Time, adapted by Morgan Gould from the novel by Madeleine L’Engle. Continue Reading →
Each year, I share my predictions for the coming months — and grade myself on last year’s crystal-ball gazing. Continue Reading →
Sandra Schroeder Dustin Wood passed away on Jan. 7. She was 77. Continue Reading →
Darien Parks and Recreation is craving to announce “Something Sweet” — an upcoming pre-Valentine’s Day “dessert war” and gift boutique!
Something Sweet will allow you to indulge with samples of some of the area’s best desserts from local eateries here in Darien! Also, vendors will have an array of gift options. Continue Reading →
Families are invited to celebrate the annual birthday of Darien Library and its generous donor, Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Continue Reading →
On June 30, David L. Levinson, Ph.D. will be retiring from his positions as president of Norwalk Community College (NCC) and vice president of community colleges for the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system (CSCU). Continue Reading →
Doris Gahwyler, beloved by family and friends, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, Jan. 8 at her home in Darien. She was 94 years old and a town resident for over half a century. Continue Reading →
The holidays are over and we are beginning the new year with the same resolutions as last year.
For many of us, losing weight and becoming fit are on the agenda again. We set goals and then forget them or after a day of struggle, give up, and give in to dessert! Continue Reading →
Dorothy Elizabeth Zuck Lothrop, a former 30-year resident of Westport and wife of the late James Denny Lothrop, died peacefully on Jan. 2 in her home at Atria Darien. She was 95 years old. Continue Reading →
Jeanne Rodriguez Preston Florenza, 58, of Norwalk passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday, Jan. 7 at Norwalk Hospital. Continue Reading →
These properties recently were sold in Darien, according to records in the Town Clerk’s Office: Continue Reading →
Here’s Deirdre McGovern’s report on Darien and Rowayton real estate for Jan. 3 to 10, 2019: Continue Reading →
James Thomas Murphy, a lifelong resident of Stamford, passed away on Monday, Jan. 7 at Stamford Hospital. Continue Reading →