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Five Stolen Vehicles, 14 Total Entered on Various Nights Last Week

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Darien police, who had previously announced that five vehicles had been stolen last week, and a total of 11 entered, on Tuesday provided details about those incidents and three more over the weekend. All of the vehicles appear to have been unlocked, and the stolen ones also had keys inside. (more…) Continue Reading →

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ConnDOT Releases an Up-Close and Time-Lapse Video Showing Exit 9 Bridge Replacement

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Here’s a view of the bridge replacement at Exit 9 last month in a video from the Connecticut Department of Transportation that shows an up-close view of the construction project, with time-lapse video techniques and, at some points, aerial drone camerawork. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New Haven Line Normal Schedule Resumes After Cancelled, Combined Trains Due to Stamford Project

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Full, regular train service returns to the New Haven Line on Monday after constricted service, including cancelled and combined trains, as the result of a project to replace the Atlantic Street Bridge, Metro-North announced on Sunday. (more…) Continue Reading →

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After Health Department Inspection, Worst Rating for One Darien Food-Serving Establishment

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One food-serving establishment in town received a “C” rating — the worst — in its most recent inspection from Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Two Charged With Cocaine Possession When Car Stopped for Lack of a Front License Plate

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When a car was stopped by a police officer who saw there was no front license plate on it, a passenger wanted on an arrest warrant was taken into custody, and a search of the car found cocaine, so both the arrested man and the driver were charged with drug possession, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New Canaan Officials Support Surveillance Cameras to Record Vehicles Entering Waveny Park

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Following an online petition signed by more than 2,000 people, and acting on the advice of police, New Canaan officials said this week that they’re looking to install cameras to record motor vehicles entering and leaving Waveny Park, just north of the Darien border. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Teenager, 19, Who Sideswipes Car, Crashes, ‘Soils’ Police Station

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An intoxicated teenager, driving at 6:28 p.m. Tuesday on Christie Hill Road, sideswiped an oncoming vehicle, then crashed into a stone wall but seemed barely injured, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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