Inside this week's Darien Times: Jan. 17

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
• Town united in support of better gun control
• Capital projects, mandates, technology drive costs in Board of Ed budget
• With enrollment increasing, Board of Ed considers expansion options
• Hoyt Street is fourth in town’s sidewalk priority list
• RTC fills vacancy, makes EPC appointment
• DTC approves resolution to reduce gun violence
• Sen. Duff to serve as chairman energy and technology committee
• Wood named ranking member on human services committee
• Police blotter: pot possession; order of protection violation; disorderly conduct
• Crack bust yields fake powdery substance, arrests
• Darien Police offer ‘Lock it or Leave it’ gun program
• Daughters of the American Revolution announces essay winners
Opinion
• Casey: Questioning Post 53’s response
• Natale: The first snowfall
• Van Munching: Open House blues, and credit where credit is (not) due
• Letters: Senior newsletter released
Sports
• From hoops to soup: Wave serves up dinner for 80 at homeless shelter in Stamford
• Level 5 first in Glastonbury
Happenings
• Darien Library to screen health care documentary
• DCA planning carnival in February
• Shakespeare on the Sound plans ‘As You Like it’
• Little Red Riding Hood production to benefit YWCA
• Darien youth to perform in winter concert
• Senior center calendar
• DCA’s global issues lecture series continues
• Free fly tying class offered at nature center
• Teeb choreography show at arts center was a success
• Nature center offers contest to name baby ferret
• YWCA hosting fundraiser — ‘Tortillas, Tacos & Lime’
Schools
• Hindley fourth grader wins geo bee
• Brinkley Blum wins Pear Tree geo bee
• Teen columnist address midterm anxiety
• Royle band plays sounds of the season
• Camp fair coming to Darien High School
• College accolades
Business
• Local bridal boutique offers communion trunk show
• Darien orthodontist wins award
• Orvis offering free fly tying classes
• Darienite George Reilly earns ‘super lawyer’ nod
• BlumShapiro announces new Darien partner
Arts & Leisure
• Wilton’s Candlelight Concerts will feature the very unusual combination of harpsichord and countertenor on Sunday.
• A number of Martin Luther King, Jr., events are planned in the area.
• Among the art exhibits opening this weekend are ones at the Ridgefield Guild of Artists and the Greenwich Art Council.
• The Carriage Barn Arts Center¹s Photo 2013 show will open next Wednesday.
• The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is offering James Bond in Skyfall in IMAX format.
• The Reel Dad says Silver Linings Playbook is a ‘romantic comedy gem.’
• Looking for a seven-seater? Check out the 2013 Kia Sorento SX, says test driver Steven Macoy.
Keep up to date
• The Darien Times is on Facebook — ‘like’ us and get news updates there. Visit Facebook.com/DarienTimes.
• More than 2,650 have signed up for Darien Times news bites and bulletins on Twitter. You can, too, by stopping by twitter.com/DarienTimes.
• To get The Darien Times delivered, click here.
• For newsstand locations, click here.

Read More | Comment | Share

About author

By participating in the comments section of this site you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and User Agreement

Submit your comment

Please enter your name

Your name is required

Please enter a valid email address

An email address is required

Please enter your message

© Hersam Acorn. All rights reserved. The Darien Times, 10 Corbin Drive, Floor 3, Darien, CT 06820

Designed by WPSHOWER

Powered by WordPress