The Rowayton Arts Center (RAC) presents another @RAC Artists Talk from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23. This evening of conversation with artists in the current exhibition, “Autumn Juried Show,” will be moderated by Mindy Green. Continue Reading →
A free presentation and discussion next week on estate planning for those who have family members with intellectual and emotional disabilities.
At the event, co-sponsored by Star, Inc., Lighting the Way and JumpSTARs a lawyer as well as UBS investment and planning specialists will speak. A complimentary continental breakfast will be served.
Here’s how Darien restaurants and other food-serving places fared in the six inspection reports, most recently released by the Darien Health Department. Continue Reading →
Have you ever flown in a helicopter? They seem such a glamorous (if expensive) way to travel, bypassing the traffic en route to the airport or sightseeing over rugged terrain. Continue Reading →
Here’s Realtor Deirdre McGovern’s report on Darien and Rowayton real estate from Oct. 10 to 17, 2019:
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There are plenty of events related to Halloween in and around Darien for kids, kids and adults and even just adults. Here’s a list. Continue Reading →
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s Halloween tours, offered this year on two weekends, Oct. 18 to 20 and Oct. 25 to 27, will focus on ghost sightings as they relate to the house during the 19th century and more recently, and the compelling ghost stories that are part of Connecticut’s legends. Continue Reading →
After a 3-year-old girl was seen walking a dog near the intersection of Noroton Avenue and West Elm Street, and her 8-year-old brother on a bicycle in the neighborhood, their father’s girlfriend was charged with leaving them unsupervised, police said. Continue Reading →
Customer forums with Metro-North representatives will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the South Norwalk Station and Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Grand Central Terminal, the railroad announced. Continue Reading →
The building on the south side of the railroad tracks at the Noroton Heights station, separating two parts of the parking lot, will be torn down over the course of two or three days next week, the town Department of Public Works announced Wednesday. Continue Reading →
Because of the expected crowds and traffic surrounding Tokeneke School during the annual Tokeneke Pumpkin Carnival this Saturday, Darien police have issued a traffic advisory and pointed out where extra parking is available.
Police said you can’t park on Old Farm Road, where the entrances to the school are located, nor on private streets in the Tokeneke Association. Continue Reading →
A 32-year-old driver who received a minor injury when his car struck a stone wall on the side of Hollow Tree Ridge Road in August has been charged with driving while under the influence, Darien police said. Continue Reading →
The State of Connecticut’s Mosquito Management Program has announced that mosquitos trapped in Darien on Oct. 7 tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Continue Reading →
The Tokeneke Pumpkin Carnival brings some Halloween spookiness and fun for kids this Saturday, Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Continue Reading →
To the editor:
I am writing in support of Christa McNamara who is a Republican running for a spot on the Board of Selectmen. I met Christa when our daughters became best friends in nursery school. I have been in and out of the McNamara home for 14 years.
You still have time today, Wednesday, to get discount tickets for the Darien Chamber of Commerce’s 15th Annual Wine & Food Tasting & Auction on Thursday, Oct. 17.
Gourmet foods, over 50 fine wines to taste and a silent auction are all part of the fun, benefitting the Depot Darien Youth Center, Darien Arts Center and the chamber’s scholarships program. Continue Reading →
Michael Arthur Ludwig Sr. of Weston, beloved husband of Corinne Ludwig, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Oct. 11, 2019 at age 64. Continue Reading →
Acclaimed best-selling author, nutritionist, and James Beard Award winner, Ellie Krieger, will visit Darien Library on Thursday, Oct. 17 to talk about her new cookbook, WHOLE IN ONE: Complete, Healthy Meals in a Single Pot, Sheet Pan, or Skillet. Continue Reading →
The Greens Farms Academy boys soccer team, with help from Charlie Benson of Darien, ran its unbeaten streak to five games to highlight the week in Dragon athletics. Continue Reading →
60 Minutes correspondent and Darien resident Scott Pelley will give a breakfast talk and sign copies of his new book, Truth Worth Telling at Norwalk Community College, starting at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 17. Continue Reading →
There are still some spaces for you and your kids to sleep with the fishes — and the sharks, sea turtles, jellies and other creatures — on Saturday, Oct. 19 during a fun “Family Sleepover” at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Continue Reading →
State Rep. Terrie Wood, together with state Rep. Gail Lavielle, will hold a meeting in Norwalk for constituents to talk about “new taxes, fees and policies that will affect Connecticut businesses,” she announced Tuesday in an email to constituents. Continue Reading →
To the editor:
I am delighted to support George Reilly for Darien Planning and Zoning Commission.
After 35 years of practicing law and active participation in various community organizations including Darien Board of Selectman, Norwalk Community College Foundation, King School Board of Trustees, and Center for Hope, George understands this Town. Continue Reading →
Samuel D.B. Millar Jr. passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 3 in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Continue Reading →
You can meet and talk with Darien’s two school resource officers, the police assigned to Darien High School and Middlesex Middle School, at a brown bag lunch on Oct. 24 at the Depot Darien Youth Center. Continue Reading →