Three Motor Vehicle Burglaries, Two Other Thefts from Darien Homes — on Same Night, on Same Two Blocks

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Sometime overnight Tuesday to Wednesday last week (June 5 to 6), two cars were reported to have been entered as well as a house, and a bicycle was missing from the porch of another house, Darien police said.

All of the cars entered and the two other thefts were within two blocks of each other on the Post Road in Noroton, near the Darien YMCA.
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Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams to Visit St Luke’s Parish June 24

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Darien’s Saint Luke’s Parish later this month will welcome Bishop Rowan Williams, formerly the Archbishop of Canterbury, the highest-ranking leader in the Anglican community of churches, worldwide.

At two services on Sunday, June 24, Williams will be preaching and the Magdalene College Choir will be singing. The Choirs of Saint Luke’s will be joining the Magdalene College choristers for the service of Evensong that afternoon. Continue Reading →

Editorial: Darien Public Schools Music Dept Blog Posts Inappropriate Photo [UPDATED]

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Take a look at these images. They’d be fine at a family picnic or among friends. The purpose of the school trip where the picture was taken was different. The picture should reflect that difference.

If these images would be fine representing Darien High School, then we need to rethink Darien High School. If this is how Darien children represent the school, then the rest of us who weren’t there can be expected to wonder how they behaved and, more important, how they were supervised.

Please see the 4:28 p.m. update below.

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Americares to Ship Medicine and Supplies for Guatemalans Displaced by Volcano

Americares Guatemala Volcano 2018
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Stamford-based Americares is preparing an emergency shipment of medicine and relief supplies for families displaced by the volcanic eruption in Guatemala.

Dozens have died, and 1.7 million people have been affected since the Fuego volcano 25 miles southwest of Guatemala City began erupting on June 3. More than 4,000 people forced from their homes are staying in emergency shelters to escape dangerous ash, gasses and mudslides. Continue Reading →