Inside this week's Darien Times: Nov. 8

Jim Himes celebrates win Tuesday night. (John Kovach photo)

In this week’s Darien Times:

Here’s a look at what’s in this week’s Darien Times — the only newspaper and news Web site based in Darien — on newsstands now and in your mailbox by this afternoon.

News
• Election 2012 — local and national results
• Storm topples mighty Darien oak
• Comfort, community and casseroles: Library offers community potluck during storm
• Tons of food tossed, and business lossed due to storm
•  Tree destroys living room, family narrowly escapes
• Aging in Place+Gallivant planning luncheon
• Police blotter: Five DWI’s, bike theft, burglary
• Homeowner interrupts Halloween burglary
• Zoning officials to expedite flood work projects
• Scams: Another kind of storm disaster
• Social services agencies join forces for storm recovery
Opinion
• Letters: All opinions are valid, thank you town and first responders for storm response
• Cameron: High speed rail in Japan
Obituaries:
• Barbara Shuttleworth Hamilton, St. Luke’s volunteer, Darien Garden Club member
• Robert Benedict Davies, co-founder of Beacon Capital
• Mary L. Vernon, loving mother, member of Noroton Yacht Club
• Nina C. Billings, former long-time Darienite
Sports
• Champs again, Lexi Perticone, MVP
• Depth charge, Wave blows FCIAC out of the pool
Happenings
• Nature Center to host Grandparents Day
• Parent Awareness screens “Finding Kind”
• Lanphier Day Spa holds diabetes fundraiser
• Civil War re-enactor at the library
• Senior center calendar
•  “Diva” offers financial tips at the library
• Music for Hope coming to Piedmont

• Memoir writing workshop planned
Arts & Leisure

• Diana Canova¹s work with Redding and Easton students at Joel Barlow High School is not just about the show, Fiddler on the Roof, which opens next week.
• New shows are opening this weekend at the Silvermine Arts Center.
• Visitors to Audubon Greenwich will get a preview of a new film about a pair of ospreys who make their home in Greenwich. Sunday.
• Lots of concerts this weekend.
• The Details, a quirky new adult comedy, features Tobey Maguire and Laura Linney. The Reel Dad liked it.
• Test driver Steven Macoy is not falling in love with Volvo¹s 2013 S80 T6 AWD, the brand¹s luxury car, although it¹s quiet, comfortable and handles smoothly.

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