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Inside this week’s Darien Times: Dec. 28

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

News
• Generosity remains strong in Darien
• After Newtown: Parents, leaders weigh in on solutions
• Top 10 stories of 2012 begins this week with bottom five
• Subway voyeur sentenced to one year in prison
• Christmas Eve crash leaves 600 Darienites in the dark
• Police issue three DWIs the week before Christmas
• Darien Arts Center show produced by teens

Opinion
• Editorial: Be a good king — remembering what’s important
• Toogood: When will we wake up?
• Natale: Being prepared for the worst
• Jeannormil: Giving the gift of reading

Obituaries:
Zilita ‘Zil’ Deshon Black, broke gound for women during World War 2
Jesse Lewis, 6, victim of the Newtown shootings
Thomas Edward Skerrett, longtime Darien resident, musician
Kenneth Howes Jr., World War 2 vet, banker and volunteer

Sports
• Gymnastics: Vaulting into a new season
• Matt D’Andrea sole football player to make all-state
• Youth basketball results

Happenings
• Explore the role of technology in families at the library
• YW offers job search assistance for women
• Basic coastal boating skills course starts in January

Arts & Leisure
• First Nights in Westport and Danbury offer families a chance to spend time together as they celebrate the arrival of 2013.
• ABBAmania will perform a gala show on New Year¹s Eve at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre in Bridgeport.
• There¹s a concert Friday in Newtown by the New Baroque Solists with special guest Christine Buras to raise money for the Sandy Hook Elementary School Scholarship Fund.
• The Reel Dad gives the movie version of Les Misérables his top rating.
•The 2013 Mazda3 i 5-door GT shows a big jump in fuel economy.

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