Drivers can expect some short-term delays and detours from Pear Tree Point Beach north to Old Kings Highway South and points in between along the route of the 40th annual Darien Road Race, Sunday, Sept. 15. It starts at 9 a.m. Continue Reading →
Hunter Yager, a resident of Equinox Village in Manchester Center, Vermont, died on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 following a long illness. Continue Reading →
The Darien High School Girls Varsity Swim and Dive team will host its annual Car wash fundraiser this Sunday, and you might come across some of the team members selling tickets around town on Saturday. Continue Reading →
Homeschool families can take a special educational dive into the marine world through discounted admission and grade-appropriate programs on Wednesday, Oct. 2 during “Homeschool Day” in the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Continue Reading →
Americares has deployed an emergency medical team to the Bahamas to meet the immediate health needs of families left homeless by Hurricane Dorian.
Starting Wednesday, the team has been providing essential primary care services and lifesaving medicines, in a Nassau, Bahamas evacuation shelter housing more than 400 children and adults. The evacuees include families from the most devastated areas, including the Abaco and Grand Bahama islands. Continue Reading →
A Darien Troop 53 Scout, Maximus Racanelli, completed his Eagle Scout service project in August at the Darien Community Association Bird Sanctuary.
Racanelli led his team to construct two insect hotels which provide a home for various insects such as bees, beetles, fireflies, ladybugs, dragonflies, and butterflies. Continue Reading →
Here are the latest inspection reports for Darien restaurants and other food-serving establishments just released by Darien Health Department. Continue Reading →
Here’s Realtor Deirdre McGovern’s report on Darien and Rowayton real estate from Sept. 5 to 12, 2019: Continue Reading →
The first home game of the season for Darien High School football takes place Friday night, starting at 7 p.m. Darien police have announced traffic, parking and security regulations for spectators. Continue Reading →
These properties recently were sold in Darien, according to records in the Town Clerk’s Office: Continue Reading →
I’ll admit it. I hate to fly. It’s not just the airports, the TSA, the mobs of people and the delays. It’s the seats, the crowding and the feel of being on a cattle car. I’m not claustrophobic, just uncomfortable. Continue Reading →
Next Saturday, Sept. 21, Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Denis Mukwege and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof will be at Grace Farms Foundation for a discussion on the urgent need to combat sexual violence against women and girls in conflict zones. Continue Reading →
Nine Darien High School seniors have been named semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship Corp.’s scholarship program.
They’re among 16,000 named nationwide, and less than half of them will get the 7,600 National Merit Scholarships to be offered next spring. Continue Reading →
The Monuments & Ceremonies Commission of the Town of Darien invites the public, first responders, Town Selectmen, local officials and Middlesex Middle School students, their teachers and administrators to attend the town’s annual 9/11 remembrance ceremony. Continue Reading →
To the Darien Community,
On behalf of the Department of Human Services, we would like to thank everyone who supported our Back-to-School program with backpacks, school supplies, gift cards, and donations. Your support helped to send over 124 children back to school with much-needed supplies. Continue Reading →
The Darien Public Works Department has announced its fall 2019 leaf pickup schedule, which takes place on three different days in November and December, although the days depend on the part of town where your home is. Continue Reading →
Americares Free Clinics and Walgreens are offering free flu shots to qualifying patients in October to help keep uninsured adults healthy this flu season. Continue Reading →
A 40-year-old Darien woman got into an argument with her ex-spouse on Aug. 6, spit “a large amount” in his face and called him by an expletive while she was handing off their children to him, police said.
In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: The police who investigate crime and the district attorneys who prosecute the suspects. Just don’t forget the important role played by the people, themselves.
This is one of those stories: Continue Reading →
The Darien Police Department, the Darien, Noroton, & Noroton Heights Fire Departments, and Darien EMS are on a mission to help save lives by collecting blood for hospital patients in need during the Battle of the Badges blood drive. Continue Reading →
Former Darien financial advisor Robert Tricarico, 63, already convicted of bilking one elderly victim out of $1.2 million, was charged by Darien police with bilking an 82-year-old Darien woman out of $25,000. Continue Reading →
Three Darien police officers are being promoted in rank, Police Chief Donald Anderson announced Monday: Continue Reading →
A screening of the film “GroundWar: When Playing Fields become Battlefields,” followed by a discussion with the film maker, will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 1 at Darien Library. Continue Reading →
Longtime Darien resident Julianna (“Julie”) Ashley Mortensen passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 at the age of 90, in Gainesville, Florida. Continue Reading →
The fifth annual Artists at Grove Street Plaza open-air art show will feature top local painters, photographers and ceramicists, with live chamber music and five food vendors as part of a Paris-style exhibit produced with Darien talent. Continue Reading →