Here are the latest scores from the town Health Department’s inspections of Darien restaurants and food serving establishments. Continue Reading →
Here’s Deirdre McGovern’s report on Darien and Rowayton real estate for Nov. 8 to 15, 2018: Continue Reading →
Metro-North is advising train riders to check for announcements about train service on Thursday, as the National Weather Service predicts snow, sleet and rain for the afternoon. Continue Reading →
All after-school and evening activities at Darien Public Schools have been cancelled for Thursday due to weather concerns, according to an email from a school district official. Continue Reading →
Darien police will be on the watch for vehicle drivers and passengers violating state seat belt law in town from this Monday, Nov. 19 through Monday, Nov. 26 — roughly, the week of Thanksgiving. Continue Reading →
Americares is deploying a response team and preparing emergency shipments of medicine and relief supplies to help families displaced by the deadly wildfires raging through California. Continue Reading →
It is with extreme sadness that the family of Margaret Anne Blonder, recently of Tarrytown, New York, announces her passing on Nov. 8, 2018. She was 51. Continue Reading →
To the Editor,
For many years the Darien Times has hosted a Thursday morning coffee. The “Coffee”in large part centered around, although not limited to, local, state, and national politics. Continue Reading →
Three new ambulances have been added to Darien EMS-Post 53’s fleet thanks to the generosity of the McGraw and Ziegler families of Darien and the Friends of Post. Continue Reading →
If you own a home or other property in town, you should be getting an individual tax assessment for it in the mail within a few days, Darien Tax Assessor Anthony Homicki said on Tuesday.
The revaluation estimate of the taxable worth of your property will be used in calculating your future town property bills, which apply the town tax rates to assessed value.
You can dispute or simply discuss the valuation both with the company the town hired to make the assessment (which isn’t required to enter your land, home or other building to do it), and later you can appeal the assessment with town officials. (If none of that results in an assessment you can abide by, you can sue the town.) Continue Reading →
OsteoStrong Darien, a business that helps clients increase bone density, is holding a “Grand Opening Party” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14 next to Stop and Shop supermarket in the Goodwives Shopping Center. Continue Reading →
Sometime just before 11 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5 the driver of a sport utility vehicle drove erratically onto the grassy areas of Tilley Pond Park, damaging the lawn and going over two tree stumps before leaving, Darien police said. Continue Reading →
A 22-year-old man now hospitalized appears to have fallen from a platform on the northbound-travel side of Darien Railroad Station (the side nearest Dunkin Donuts) at about 12:30 a.m., Monday, Darien police said. Continue Reading →
William Wright Lester passed away unexpectedly at age 84 in Darien on Saturday, Nov. 10. Continue Reading →
The Silvermine Galleries will present a Guild Group Exhibition with new work by 44 members of the Silvermine Guild of Artists.
The public is invited to an opening reception on Sunday, Nov. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m., and the exhibition runs through Dec. 20. Continue Reading →
Commuters and occasional weekend train riders going into Manhattan can pick up some seasonal gifts at the Grand Central Terminal Holiday Fair, which opened on Monday, Nov. 12 and runs through Christmas Eve. Continue Reading →
Many of the 14 rowers from the Connecticut Boat Club, including all four from Darien, had gold and silver medals around their necks after they helped earn a spot on the podium for their boats at the San Diego Fall Classic.
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Award-winning pedal steel guitar artists and Nashville music performers will be performing on Saturday night, Nov. 18 at the Piedmont Club’s Piedmont Lounge in Darien.
The next day, they’ll perform at the Pedal Steel Guitar Association Show at the Doubletree Hotel in Norwalk. Continue Reading →
Darien’s varsity girls dive team was the only team at the Class L CIAC Diving Championships last Thursday, Nov. 8 to place three divers in the Top 10.
Award-winning Nashville recording artists and local country western band, Gunsmoke is performing its latest Music for Hope benefit concert, “A Country Christmas,” on Dec. 1 at the Piedmont Club in Darien. Continue Reading →
Jane VanBeek, formerly of Cold Spring, New York, passed peacefully from Glioblastoma Multiforme at her home in Darien on Saturday, Nov. 10, surrounded by her adoring family. She was just 72 years old. Continue Reading →
Darien High School Band members will stand out in the cold early next Tuesday morning, Nov. 20 to collect turkeys for families who need some help getting food for Thanksgiving this year, and they’re asking for your help. Continue Reading →