While the 225 single family homes that were for sale in Darien in August represented a 13.5 percent decrease over the previous month of July, they represented a 19.7 percent increase in homes for sale over August of 2017. Continue Reading →
DeAnne and James Calcagnini of Darien will be honorees at an Oct. 12 gala fundraising event for Pacific House, which runs a homeless shelter for men and young adults from Stamford, Darien and area towns. Continue Reading →
Mary Margaret Mitchell, a long-time resident of Darien, passed peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday morning, Sept. 18. She was 89. Continue Reading →
Thomas Clark Moseley Sr., 93, of Woods Hole, MA, a beloved patriarch and scion and a Harvard athlete, passed away on Sept. 16. Continue Reading →
Wildlife trafficking generates more than $10 billion a year for transnational organized criminal networks. Continue Reading →
Get a preview of the just-opened hit exhibit from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Devotion to Drawing: The Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix.
Page Knox of Columbia University an the Met will talk about Delacroix from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 20 at Darien Library. Continue Reading →
The Stamford Symphony has generously donated a block of tickets for their Oct. 14 concert to the Darien Public Schools!
We are offering tickets to this performance for a reduced price of $10 each if purchased before Oct. 1. Continue Reading →
Print out the attached flyer, take it to Shake Shack on Wednesday and they’ll donate 25 percent of your purchase to ABC in Darien. Continue Reading →
OPUS for Person-to-Person is pleased to announce that tickets are on sale for its annual fall fundraiser, The BigGER Rig Gig. Continue Reading →
A motor vehicle stop on Monday, Sept. 10, led to the arrest of a 28-year-old man wanted on a charge of failure to appear in court in connection with an arrest in Norwalk on a fifth-degree larceny charge, Darien police said. Continue Reading →
Attention 6-8th graders: Middle school students of all abilities are invited to bring a friend, brother or sister and hang out at the Depot Friday night. Continue Reading →
A 47-year-old Darien man ripped the necklace off a victim’s neck and flip several pieces of furniture during an angry argument at home on Friday night, Darien police said. Continue Reading →
Mary Elizabeth “Bobbie” Heidemann died Sept. 10 after a long illness. She was 86. Continue Reading →
Dr. Ramil Mansourov, 49, of Darien, pleaded guilty Monday before U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven to health care fraud and money laundering offenses. Continue Reading →
Jean G. Cass, formerly of Darien and Fairfield, died on Sept. 7, after a prolonged illness, in Warren, NJ. She was 82. Continue Reading →
At 12:57 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, a 31-year-old Darien man was standing by the platform at Noroton Heights Railroad Station, apparently heavily intoxicated, with a cut on his right hand, Darien police said. Someone had called Darien police to report that he had broken the window of a vehicle. Continue Reading →
According to police, a 58-year-old man who appeared intoxicated (1) grabbed change from the tip jar at the Dunkin Donuts store downtown and put it in his pocket; (2) got agitated and tried to push a police officer when asked about that; (3) resisted arrest; (4) yelled profanities and racial slurs when arrested; (5) kicked at officers after they got handcuffs on him.
That, police said, was how Kevin Oshea of Ardsley Road in Stamford spent part of his Friday night. Most of his Saturday was spent in jail. He’s scheduled to spend much of his Monday, Sept. 24, in court. Continue Reading →
In the “land of steady habits,” we don’t fix problems — we study them, over and over again. Continue Reading →
Noroton Heights Railroad Station isn’t the only one in town that will get all of its passenger platforms completely replaced — a project to do the same at the Darien station is in the state’s early planning stages, First Selectman Jayme Stevenson says. Continue Reading →
Darien and New Canaan officials, along with some cycling enthusiasts, have been discussing ways of promoting bicycle routes built for two towns, so that cyclists in one town might ride to the other, visiting Waveny Park, for example, or Weed Beach.
First Selectman Jayme Stevenson said last week that the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has a grant program that could fund a project to put up bike route signs and even pay for publicity and promotional materials to encourage people to bike from one town to the other.