Inside this week’s Darien Times: Feb. 14

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
• Heavy snow fall hits Darien, area
• Valentine’s Day feature — Darien High School sweethearts
• Teen raises money, awareness for mysterious heart disease
• League of Women Voters celebrates nearly a century
• Parks & Rec offers new programs
• Blotter: Theft from home, gun stolen from home, unoccupied home entered
• Tree conservancy to hold March reception
• Darien church bells to ring for domestic violence
• Police: Contractor bilked out of nearly $70K
Opinion
• Natale:  February, and the coming of spring
• Cameron: Who sets highway speed limits?
• Schulz: Town needs sidewalk committee
• Letters: More gun discussion, thank you for Tokeneke passport event, EMS questions
Obituaries:
• Murial Florence Montauge, Rowayton resident, teacher
• Michael Joseph Natale, New Canaan postman, longtime resident
• Judith Pless Constable, Long-time local resident, served on housing authority
Sports
• Mega-Meg: Marren scores 1,000th
• Wave Puck poised for best output
Happenings
• YWCA’s ‘Roaring 20’s’ gala coming
• DAC Community Theatre offers the 39 steps
• Darien church bells to ring to end domestic violence
• High schooler raises awareness for mysterious disease
• Senior center upcoming events
• Library upcoming events
Schools
• Superbowl pancakes at Royle
• Royle celebrated Jump Rope for heart
Social
• Engagements: Peter Canning, Maggie Williams
Arts & Leisure
• Jane Condon, that funny lady from Greenwich, will appear at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday night, Feb. 22, in Ladies of Laughter.
• African penguins are returning temporarily to the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk; the trip is a short one, from the Leo Zoological Conservation Center in Greenwich.
• The Drowsy Chaperone opens Friday in Wilton.
• James Grashow is the subject of a film, The Carboard Bernini, which will be screened Friday at the Ridgefield Playhouse.
• Another Oscar nominee, Django Unchained, is Quentin Tarantino’s latest, and a surprise, as usual, says the Reel Dad Mark Schumann. 3B
• Harpist Wendy Kerner of New Canaan and two vocalists will perform Songs of the Heart on Sunday at St. Mary Church in Greenwich.
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