Richard (Dickie) J. Dawson, a resident of Darien, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 8. He was 78. Continue Reading →
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 →
Barrett Bookstore invites you to an intimate lunch at Wee Burn Country Club with Beatriz Williams and Lauren Willig to celebrate the release of their latest novel, All the Ways We Said Goodbye. Continue Reading →
Settle in for some serious studying, Darien! Come to Darien Library for an after-hours event just for high school students. You’ll need to register. Continue Reading →
Parents will learn how to motivate their student and end the homework power struggle in a one-hour, interactive free parent seminar on Jan. 23 at the Depot Youth Center. Continue Reading →
Thank you, Mike Wheeler, for your volunteer work for over a decade with DarienTV79, helping the organization greatly expand its coverage.
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 →
Thank you, Carolyn McGrath for your volunteer work on many critical projects for the Darien Historical Society. Continue Reading →
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 →
Mitch Albom, the best-selling author of Tuesdays With Morrie will talk about the subject of his book “Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake and the Making of a Family” on Jan. 30.
Two long-standing town institutions, one a restaurant and the other a supermarket, each received “C” ratings, the worst in Darien’s A/B/C health inspection ratings system, in the latest reports released by the town Health Department.
Families are invited to celebrate the annual birthday of Darien Library and our generous donor, Harold W. McGraw, Jr., starting at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 11 in the Children’s Library. Continue Reading →
Thank you, Janet Kling for your volunteer work in the Darien Land Trust, with your social media expertise and fundraising success with the annual Farm to Table Dinner. Continue Reading →
Joseph Giulietti is finishing his first year as commissioner of the state Department of Transportation. He’s been busy and less visible in recent months, so imagine my surprise when he offered me a one-on-one, no-holds-barred interview. Continue Reading →
These properties recently were sold in Darien, according to records in the Town Clerk’s Office: Continue Reading →
Here’s Realtor Deirdre McGovern’s report on Darien and Rowayton real estate from Jan. 3 to 9, 2020: Continue Reading →
Mrs. Elizabeth Blount Stephens (Betty), 95, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 at her home in Atlanta. Continue Reading →
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 →
Thank you, Kathy Larkins, for your years of volunteer work in the Darien/NewCanaan Salvation Army Unit.
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Songs for Seeds, a kiddie rock band featuring interactive performances that appeal to all ages, will perform a 30-minute concert Friday morning in the Community Room at Darien Library.
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Americares is responding to the devastating 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Puerto Rico’s southwest coast on Tuesday, killing at least one person, toppling buildings and causing power outages across the island. Continue Reading →
Amid monumental murals depicting key events from Darien’s history, the town will kick off its Bicentennial year with a glittering celebration to formally launch the town’s 200th birthday year celebrations. Continue Reading →
Thank you, Peter Eder, for your volunteer work at Darien Library, helping other volunteers help people prepare their taxes — at what’s become the busiest AARP tax assistance site in the state of Connecticut.
Two therapists will explain how a method called dialectical behavior therapy can help people with intense, difficult-to-tolerate emotions and mental health conditions in a talk Jan. 16 sponsored by NAMI Southwest CT, an area mental health support group. Continue Reading →