Katherine Love, regent of Darien’s Good Wife’s River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, was elected Connecticut State DAR treasurer for 2019 to 2022 on Saturday, April 13, at a CTDAR state conference. Continue Reading →
Gov. Ned Lamont’s tolling plan is in trouble. I knew it when I recently got a call from Dan Malloy. Continue Reading →
Lane closures will face drivers in both directions on Interstate 95 in Greenwich between Exits 3 and 4 on Wednesday, April 17, the Connecticut Department of Transportation announced.
Lane closures will also take place Tuesday through Thursday on the Route 7 highway in Norwalk, the department said.
Spring has finally bloomed, and the warmer weather may have people thinking about outdoor projects. But before planting a tree or building a deck, Eversource reminds customers to think about electrical safety and what’s below before the shovel hits the ground. Continue Reading →
Please join us for a discussion on The Merritt Parkway: History and Future of a National Treasure.
We’ll learn about the origin, construction and impact of this historic road that changed the design of American roads and life in Fairfield County, the challenges it faces, and what needs to be done to ensure its future as a safe and beautiful drive. Continue Reading →
More than 50 volunteers from UConn’s Fairfield County Alumni Network recently assembled 1,000 emergency kits for disaster survivors at Americares headquarters. Continue Reading →
Hundreds of community leaders, food and music enthusiasts and community-minded area residents gathered together at the Pacific House Food & Wine Experience Thursday night at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel. The event raised nearly $40,000 to help homeless youth and the Pacific House Young Adult Program. Continue Reading →
If you’ve recovered from an addiction yourself and know of someone of the opposite sex who’s trying to recover from one now, you may not realize that the challenges of recovery can be different for men than they are for women.
This article, contributed by Mountainside Treatment Center, which has a location in Wilton, discusses what’s different (individuals will, of course, vary — this article discusses generalized group differences): Continue Reading →
Carol “Corky” Lindemann Studley, of Shalimar, Florida and East Orleans, Massachusetts passed away on April 7, 2019 at 83. Continue Reading →
While the bill approving the sale of recreational marijuana still has a way to go before being adopted, we should realize that, at some point in the not-too-distant future, recreational marijuana could very likely be available in Connecticut. Continue Reading →
Former Darien resident Carolyn Schoonmaker, passed away peacefully in Naples, Florida on the morning of April 2 with her two sons, Sam and Eric, by her side. Continue Reading →
The Darien YMCA is marking Child Abuse Prevention Month with Five Days of Action, April 22 to 26, 2019. Leading up to Healthy Kids Day on April 27 — a national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids — Five Days of Action focuses on preventing child sexual abuse by sharing tips on how adults can prevent child sexual abuse. Continue Reading →
Will McCarthy will be teaching a workshop, “Atmospheric Landscapes” at the Rowayton Arts Center (RAC) during the weekend of April 27 and 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Continue Reading →
Spots are still available for the Stamford EMS Safe Sitter class on April 18. Held during spring recess, the class teaches young teens the skills needed to care for themselves and young children so they may become safe and effective babysitters. The class takes place Thursday, April 18 from 9am to 3pm at Stamford EMS, 684 Long Ridge Road in Stamford. Continue Reading →
Watch and even help with the morning feedings of sharks, rays, terrapins and other marine creatures on Wednesday, April 17 in a special behind-the-scenes program in the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Continue Reading →
The London Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at the Palace Theatre in Stamford on Tuesday evening, April 16 in honor of Greenwich resident Lloyd Hull. Continue Reading →
As their fellow union members did across southern New England, at 1 p.m., employees at the two Stop & Shop supermarkets in Darien went on strike, primarily for better health and retirement benefits. Continue Reading →
Five Darien restaurants each received an “A” — the best rating in the town’s A-B-C health inspection ratings system, and two others received a “B” in the seven most recent reports released Thursday by Darien Health Department. Continue Reading →
These properties recently were sold in Darien, according to records in the Town Clerk’s Office: Continue Reading →
Here’s Realtor Deirdre McGovern’s report on Darien and Rowayton real estate for April 4 to 11, 2019: Continue Reading →
To the editor:
This letter expresses Darien United’s support of the “Our Darien” campaign launched by the Thriving Youth Task Force of The Community Fund of Darien. This Campaign is vital to our community as it addresses the important issue of underage binge drinking as well as how surrounding community-wide norms can contribute to adolescent alcohol abuse. Continue Reading →
Connecticut’s wet winter will unleash a flood of pollen this spring season. Sniffles, sneezes and sore throats may be triggered by allergies, but how can you tell if it’s a cold, sinus infection or the flu instead?
Physicians at American Family Care (AFC), expect to see scores of suffering patients seeking relief from sinus symptoms. Continue Reading →
In celebration of Earth Day (Monday, April 21), Grace Farms Foundation has a two-day lineup the following Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27, of programs, activities and expert-led discussions about the importance of restoring local native habitats. Continue Reading →
Darien senior citizens and/or disabled residents who are renters may be eligible for a rent rebate from the State of Connecticut for the year 2018. Continue Reading →
A 60-year-old Darien woman, in an argument with another person at her home, pushed the other person and threw hot coffee on that person on Saturday, Darien police said. Continue Reading →