Norwalk Grassroots Tennis & Education (NGTE), a nonprofit serving underprivileged children will celebrate the long-awaited renovation and expansion of its tennis courts in South Norwalk with an official opening celebration Monday, Sept. 9.
Tennis legend Chris Evert will be there, and you’re invited. Continue Reading →
A Pembroke Road woman looked outside to see a woman with a package in her hands, and the woman thought the package was being delivered — as it was being stolen. Continue Reading →
You can register now to do something for yourself and your community by joining the Darien Road Race, scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 at Pear Tree Point Beach. It includes a 1.5-mile Fun Run and 5-mile race. Continue Reading →
A woman, evidently keeping her eyes on the ball, didn’t see someone remove her $11,000 Rolex watch from inside the bag she left at the entrance to the tennis court at Weed Beech, she told police. 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 Aug. 15 to 22, 2019: Continue Reading →
In the 2018 documentary “The Biggest Little Farm, a documentarian and his wife attempt to establish a farm outside LA while facing wildfires, pests and predators. Continue Reading →
Darien police contacted the owner of a Jeep Liberty to tell her that not only was her vehicle stolen, but it had been spotted by Greenwich police as they pursued another vehicle stolen from Hamden at about 5:21 a.m. that morning.
That wasn’t the worst of it, however: By 6:15 a.m., Norwalk police informed police in Darien that the Jeep was involved in a motor vehicle accident in that city, and it had to be towed.
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A brief visit to Wee Burn Country Club cost a man his wallet when he left it in his unlocked Jeep in the parking lot. Continue Reading →
Busker performs Friday, Aug. 23 at Grove Street Plaza as part of the Darien Summer Nights concert series. Continue Reading →
The first time a property sends out a false fire alarm or burglar alarm, the town fines the alarm owner $100, and in the future, the second fine should be $150 and all future fines within a year of the first alarm should be $250.
That’s the Board of Selectmen’s recommendation, decided in a 4-0 vote Monday night, to the Representative Town Meeting. The proposal would increase the second and third fines. Currently, they all stand at $100. Continue Reading →
A Darien man’s 2018 Mercedes S560 was used by his son and parked in the Darien Train Station lot on Sunday, Aug. 11. When the man came to pick up the car on Tuesday night, however, it was gone. Continue Reading →
A homeowner arrived at his Old Farm Road house at 11 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 13 and found a closet door that had been closed was left open and, when going to his bedroom, found all of his dresser drawers open.
At 11:03 p.m., he called police to report a burglary. Continue Reading →
Looking for a fall art class? The Rowayton Arts Center has everything from “Intro to Painting” and “Figure Drawing” to “Alla Prima Portraiture” plus much more. Continue Reading →
From Sunday night to Monday morning, Aug. 11 to 12, unlocked cars parked outside overnight at homes on various streets near the southern end of Hollow Tree Ridge Road (south of Interstate 95) were entered, police said.
One car, left not only unlocked but with the keys inside, was stolen from Wilson Ridge Road East. The car was found by Norwalk police several days later, so damaged that it couldn’t be driven.
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Scott Hapgood, the Darien man accused of manslaughter in Anguilla, spoke Tuesday about the stress he and his family have been going through since the deadly struggle in his hotel room with a man he’s said was trying to rob them. Continue Reading →
The owners and managers of Jimmy’s Southside Tavern at the back of the Noroton Heights Shopping Center say the restaurant hasn’t been given an adequate offer to void its lease, and they intend to keep the place open. Continue Reading →
Darien High School Principal Ellen Dunn announced the appointment of Mark Mazzone as a new assistant principal, replacing Adam Schoenbart, who resigned in July to take a job in Chappaqua. Continue Reading →
Dean Ketchum has resigned as principal of Royle Elementary School, Darien Schools Superintendent Alan Addley announced Monday afternoon in an email to parents.
Addley gave no indication why Ketchum resigned or whether Ketchum was going to another job. Continue Reading →
Become a part of the team! The Darien YMCA Piranha’s competitive swim program offers children and teens an opportunity to work with trained coaches to improve swimming skills, endurance and promote a healthy lifestyle.
Participants build character values through personal improvement, training, goal-setting, teamwork and competition. Continue Reading →
A 43-year-old Darien man golfing at Wee Burn Country Club not only provided alcohol to two caddies, both under 21, but encouraged them to drink more by holding drinking games, police said.
The man’s encouragement was “somewhat forceful” in the words of the Darien police announcement, which relied on the accounts of one or both of the caddies. Later that day, June 25, one of the caddies was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated. Continue Reading →
Registration is open for fall classes that begin on Sept. 3 at the Darien Arts Center. See all classes and sign up at DarienArts.org. Continue Reading →
Ann H. Dana, 80, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 9, in Highland Park, Illinois, where she had recently moved to be close to family. Continue Reading →
You know school is starting soon when the state announces “Tax Free Week.”
Per statute the 19th annual Tax Free Sales Week, which begins on the third Sunday of each August, is right around the corner. Continue Reading →
Looking to get involved in the workings of our Town?
Since it’s expected that the Representative Town Meeting will have some vacancies going into the Nov. 5, 2019 election, town officials are seeking interested registered voters who can petition their way onto the RTM portion of November’s ballot. Continue Reading →