Police: Friend Stays Overnight at Darien Home, Steals Car, Gets Arrested Hours Later

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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 →

Female Burglar Enters Unlocked Vehicles, Then Unlocked House, Startles Resident

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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 →

Registration for Beach Permits and Spring, Summer Programs Starts March 6: Here Are Some Offerings

Darien Parks and Recreation Department Winter Spring Catalogue Catalog 2019
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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 →

‘Dessert War’ Competition for Darien Dessert Lovers at Pre-Valentine’s Sampling Event

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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 →