Dolores A. DeCaro, a longtime resident of Darien, passed away on Thursday, April 23 at St. Camillus Center in Stamford. Continue Reading →
Jean Bunks Ashton, 91, died peacefully on April 19, 2020. Continue Reading →
Along with Everwell, Barrett Bookstore is thrilled to welcome Jen Gotch! Barrett Bookstore Marketing Manager Page Berger will sit down virtually with Gotch for a free-flowing discussion about her journey with mental health, her writing + podcast and ever-unfolding life. Continue Reading →
Mary Beth Fox, 77, died unexpectedly on April 15, 2020, at Northwest Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona. Continue Reading →
Visit Darien Library this week without leaving home: Here’s a list of events (some a bit beyond this week) that you can take in from home. Some are for adults, others for teens, others for kids.
This article, from the Darien Library regular newsletter, also has some other information you can use, especially during the social distancing shutdown. You can subscribe to the library’s newsletters from the library website (scroll down to the blue bar near the bottom of the home page).
Rita Crean Luttich, a resident of Darien, passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. She was 88. Continue Reading →
Marie Jane DeCaro Knapp, a longtime resident of Darien, passed away on Wednesday April 15 in Colchester. She was 94. Continue Reading →
Lisa Nelms of SproutChefs has taken her Darien Parks and Recreation classes online: Instead of offering hands-on classes in the Mather Center, the classes now come from Chef Lisa’s kitchen to the participant’s kitchens, by way of Zoom. Continue Reading →
Jeannette LaVersa, a resident of Darien, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2020 in Darien. She was 82. Continue Reading →
Patricia Darling passed away at home on Saturday, April 18 surrounded by her family. She was 64. Continue Reading →
News and links on the COVID-19 pandemic for Darien:
LATEST UPDATES: State Sen. Bob Duff to hold “Coronavirus Town Hall” online starting at 7 p.m., Sunday night; Nobu Miki’s art auction for Corbin Cares is being extended to 11 p.m.; Latest COVID-19 positive tests in lower Fairfield County; You can now walk at Waveny Park and on other public trails in New Canaan; Governor’s Saturday briefing.
The Rowayton Arts Center (RAC) is excited to jump into the world of Zoom in order to deliver an online “Paint and Sip” experience to all who yearn for some creative fun on Cinco de Mayo! Continue Reading →
“In my 30 years in the transit business I never thought I’d be asking people NOT to take the bus,” says Doug Holcomb, CEO of Greater Bridgeport Transit, the operator of 57 buses carrying 5 million passengers a year. But not this year. Continue Reading →
To the editor:
During these challenging times, Darien Human Services would like to reassure residents that we are available to assist those in need. Continue Reading →
The biggest names in comedy are coming together to help health workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic with a special virtual comedy fest on Friday, May 1.
The Covid Is No Joke comedy show will be a night of levity, laughter and community in support of frontline health workers—the heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue Reading →
Carol Dawn McGee 83, passed away on April 20, 2020 peacefully at her home in Norwalk with her loving family by her side. She was a Darien resident for 30 years. Continue Reading →
Susan H. Thompson, 73, of New Tampa, Florida, formerly of Darien, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2020 from complications of COPD. Continue Reading →
Thirty-seven volunteers and a group of volunteers from a local church have been chosen for this year’s volunteer recognition awards by the Community Fund of Darien, the organization announced Thursday. Continue Reading →
Here’s Realtor Deirdre McGovern’s report on Darien and Rowayton real estate from April 16 to 23, 2020: Continue Reading →
In response to current restrictions, this year’s DCA Plant Sale, run by the DCA Greenhouse Group, will be an on-line shopping experience.
This year’s sale should especially appeal to many in town who are currently enjoying extended time in their gardens, allowing themselves the opportunity to take on new planting projects. Continue Reading →
Noa Politi, 90, passed away peacefully in her sleep on April 12 at her home at the Watermark in Bridgeport. Continue Reading →
Thomas J. Ebanks, 66, of New Tripoli, Pennsulvania, passed away Friday, April 17, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Salisbury Township, Pennsylvania. Continue Reading →
Wee Burn Country Club served alcohol to a minor and violated four other liquor laws or regulations, the state Liquor Commission has determined, so the commission fined the club $15,000 for that and suspended liquor sales for two days in October. Continue Reading →
In recognition of Earth Day, Eversource is suggesting activities for customers to celebrate while maintaining social distancing.
The theme for this year’s Earth Day is climate action, and Eversource’s sustainability experts and licensed arborists are offering several ways that people can safely join the 50th annual celebration from home. Continue Reading →