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.

• 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
• 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
• From hoops to soup: Wave serves up dinner for 80 at homeless shelter in Stamford
• Level 5 first in Glastonbury
• 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’
• 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
• 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.
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