Darien Library has an “Escape the Room” 30-minute mystery game that children, teens and whole families can play either this coming Thursday or Friday. It’s called “The Great Train Robbery.” Continue Reading →
A reinspection of a restaurant that was given a “C” rating (the worst) resulted in the restaurant getting another “C” rating in the seven most recent health inspection reports released by the Darien Health Department.
Of the other six establishments, two received A ratings and four got A’s. All the inspections took place from Aug. 6 to 15. Continue Reading →
Darien has been notified by the Connecticut Department of Public Health that the town once again meets the renewal requirements for being designated as a “HEARTSafe Community.” Continue Reading →
These properties recently were sold in Darien, according to records in the Town Clerk’s Office: Continue Reading →
Here’s Deirdre McGovern’s report on Darien and Rowayton real estate for Aug. 9 to 16, 2018: Continue Reading →
JigJam, playing Irish music and bluegrass, will perform a free outdoor concert from 8 to 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 16 at the Levitt Pavilion in Westport. Continue Reading →
Starting next week, through Sept. 3, there will be only limited lifeguard coverage at both Weed Beach and Pear Tree Point Beach, the Parks & Recreation Department has announced. Continue Reading →
Marcy Minnick of Darien resident in state House District 147, lost to Anzelmo Graziosi of Stamford in the GOP primary for state representative in House District 147. Continue Reading →
This fall, the Tokeneke School campus will become an amusement park and haunted house, just like it does every year for the past 50: Continue Reading →
Greenwich resident Ned Lamont beat the felonious Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim by 88.2 percent to 18.8 percent across the state. In Darien, the percentage difference was much higher: 94.31 percent to 5.69 percent.
Only two other towns in the entire state were more supportive of Lamont over Ganim: Continue Reading →
Darien Human Services Director Ali Ramsteck thanked Gina Zangrillo, president of Darien Sports Shop, for the gift of new children’s clothing, shoes and accessories for the town Human Services Department’s annual back-to-school assistance program. Continue Reading →
While coming in at third place in the three-way GOP primary on Tuesday, Darien First Selectman Jayme Stevenson said “yes, absolutely” she is interested in other opportunities for public office.
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Nelson Noren Ehinger Sr. died on Aug. 11, 2018, after a long illness at the age of 88. Continue Reading →
A train disabled in the Park Avenue Tunnel at 7:30 a.m. was what delayed commuter trains coming into Grand Central Terminal Tuesday morning, Metro-North announced. Continue Reading →
After the discovery that an underground line was closer to the edge of the Darien High School building than originally thought, the project to expand the cafeteria this summer was delayed for weeks as plans were revised.
Now that it’s on track, it will still be incomplete by the start of school, but the project is “for the most part, on time and on budget,” Jill McCammon, the building committee chair told the Board of Selectmen on Monday night. Continue Reading →
Voters who normally cast their ballots in the Gym at Town Hall will instead vote downstairs at Mather Senior Center for the Tuesday, Aug. 14 primary. Continue Reading →
To the editor:
Members of the executive board of Darien’s Good Wife’s River Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met recently at the Darien Library for their annual planning session. Continue Reading →
A 58-year-old man was driving while under the influence in Darien late Monday afternoon, Aug. 6, and the unregistered car he was driving had a license plate from another car on it, police said. And the man had a suspended driver’s license, police added.