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Re-opening: Darien Schools Back on Wednesday Morning, on a Two Hour Delay

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Darien public schools will re-open on a two-hour delay Wednesday morning, Superintendent Dan Brenner said in an emailed announcement at 7 p.m.

Here’s the announcement:

The Darien Public Schools will operate on a two hour delay, tomorrow, Wednesday, March 15. We will continue to monitor road conditions throughout the night to make sure a two hour delay is sufficient to guarantee safe travel.  If road conditions deteriorate during the course of the evening we will contact you no later than 6 a.m. to indicate that schools will be closed. Just a few reminders:

Wednesday, March 15, elementary school parent conferences will be postponed. Students will have a normal dismissal time.

Train Winter

Metro-North to Suspend Train Service at Noon, When Trains Stop Where They Are

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Metro-North will suspend train service into and out of Grand Central Terminal at noon due to the anticipated impact of the blizzard on our territory and low ridership during the A.M. peak. Last trains will depart their originating terminals starting at 9:30 AM and arrive in Grand Central and at their final outlying destinations by noon. No trains will operate after that time until further notice. […]


— an announcement from Metro-North

Last New Haven Line trains

Inbound: 9:46 AM from New Haven; 10:02 a.m. from Stamford

Outbound: 10:02 to New Haven; 10:36 a.m. to Stamford
This suspension is necessary to ensure the safety of our customers and to enable us to resume service once the worst of the blizzard passes. […]

Commuters traveling on New York City Transit, Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North are encouraged to stay home, if possible, as additional service changes are expected.

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Darien Schools on a Two-Hour Delay, Wind Advisory Issued for Area

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Darien Public Schools, like other school districts in the area and some private schools, have announced a two-hour delay in the start of today’s school day, the district has announced. _________

— This article will be updated as more information comes in about any Darien or nearby weather delays or closings. _________

These schools or other institutions are delayed two hours Monday morning, unless otherwise noted:

Holly Pond School will open at 10 a.m., the Darien YMCA announced. St. Luke’s School in New Canaan is on a 90-minute delay
New Canaan Country School
Norwalk Community College
University of Connecticut campuses across the state will open at 10 a.m.

There are two-hour delays for New Canaan, Norwalk, Westport, Wilton and Weston public schools as well.

NWS Darien weather forecast image 01-31-17

Snow Cancellations: Board of Ed Hearing Postponed, Schools Dismissed Early, P&Z Will Meet [Continual Updates]

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School’s out early in Darien on an early dismissal schedule, the school district announced, and no after-school activities will take place today, Tuesday. Snow is expected after 1 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. UPDATE, 12:10 p.m. — The Board of Education has postponed the public hearing on the budget, scheduled for tonight, to  7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 at Town Hall, according to the Darien Public Schools website (home page announcement). Editorial

The school district doesn’t announce its school closures or early dismissals to news organizations.