“Coffee with a Cop” brings police officers and the community members they serve together over coffee to discuss issues and learn more about each other. The next one takes place this Wednesday morning at Darien Senior Center.
The Rowayton Arts Center (RAC) will review artwork by local artists who wish to become exhibiting members. Artists should bring items for consideration to the gallery on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. The works will be reviewed the next day.
A wallet stolen from the men’s locker room at the Darien YMCA on Jan. 8 had $200 in it that the victim is unlikely to ever see again, and Police Chief Donald Anderson recently said it’s a crime that has been repeated for decades — and for the same reason. Continue Reading →
Thank you, Jill McCammon, for volunteering to help the Community Fund of Darien with strategic planning.
Thank you, Annie Slaughter — and Otis! — for your volunteer work on the pet therapy team at Silver Hill Hospital.
On May 3, 2020, New York-pianist David Kaplan will play a program of three Beethoven Piano Sonatas at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Stamford. One of the sonatas played will be chosen by the audience. Continue Reading →
You can find out about con artists and how to counter them at “The Con Artist Playbook: A Look Inside the Mind of a Criminal,” a presentation from Darien Police Department and the AARP Fraud Watch Network. Continue Reading →
Area residents are invited to a public meeting about noise from train horns on the New Canaan Branch, state Rep. Matt Blumenthal has announced.
The Jan. 27 meeting at the Harry Bennett Branch of Ferguson Library in Springdale, will include state Transportation Commissioner Joseph Giulietti, representatives from the state Transportation Department and from Metro-North Railroad as well as state legislators. Continue Reading →
To the editor:
On behalf of Darien Human Services, I would like to thank everyone who participated in our Holiday Gift Giving Program. Individuals, book groups, church groups, clubs, and families donated gifts of toys, clothing, and gift cards to help make the holiday wishes of 51 families and 52 seniors come true. Continue Reading →
Thank you, Andrea Huntington, for your volunteer work, single-handedly rejuvenating the sunken garden at the Mather Homestead.
A New Canaan family is very lucky they had a working carbon monoxide detector Sunday night because they were alerted to a potentially life-threatening problem with their heating system. Continue Reading →
The popular showcase of talent, So We Think We Can Dance is back for its ninth year at the Darien Arts Center, where the student-run production has had sold-out audiences for the past eight years. Continue Reading →
Due to popular demand, the Darien Arts Center has added more “Ladies Night Out!” one-night workshops to its offerings in early 2020. Continue Reading →
Joan Murphy Potts, 87, of Venice, Florida, formerly of Darien, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Jan. 13, 2020. Continue Reading →
Here’s Realtor Deirdre McGovern’s report on Darien and Rowayton real estate from Jan. 9 to 16, 2020: Continue Reading →
Creativity workshops continue on Wednesday, Jan. 22 with a flower arranging workshop at the Darien Community Association. Continue Reading →
A 60-year-old Darien man was issued a misdemeanor summons on charges of disorderly conduct and third-degree assault after striking someone at his home on Nearwater Lane, police said. Continue Reading →
Corruption across cultures and over time will be the topic of the third talk in the Darien Community Association’s Winter Global Series, “China’s Global Reach: Challenge and Change Under Xi Jinping.” Continue Reading →
Thank you, Shelly Skoglund, for your work with the Darien League of Women Voters, including putting together the Fall Voters Guide, help with Candidates Night and liaison with the Council of Darien School Parents.
Demolition of some buildings in the future Corbin District in downtown Darien is expected to start in March or April, and arrangements have been made to move business tenants, Baywater Properties informed the other stores in an email Thursday morning. Continue Reading →
State Department of Transportation Commissioner Joseph Giulietti is about to finish his first year on the job and his plate is more than full. It’s overflowing with controversy. Continue Reading →
Here’s how Darien restaurants and other food-serving places fared in the latest inspection reports, released Thursday by the Darien Health Department.
These properties recently were sold in Darien, according to records in the Town Clerk’s Office: Continue Reading →
Don’t call the would-be thief stupid for trying to steal a Chevrolet Tahoe that was unlocked and idling outside a gas station. Who wouldn’t think it’d be like stealing candy from a baby?
Not that candy. Not nowadays. Continue Reading →