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.
• New school resource officer starts at Darien High School
• Potential affordable housing developer shows interest in compromise with the town
• Mother daughter business advises women on finances
• Two more BMWs turn up missing from dealership
• Neil Armstrong’s granddaughter, a student at Ox Ridge, speaks at his funeral
• Aquarion will be cleaning Darien’s water tanks for the next six weeks
• Board of Finance approves Yankee Gas line
• School district found Holmes teacher’s accusations against janitor “unsubstantiated” according to court papers
• Police blotter: drug arrest, DWI
• Editorial: Remembering 9/11
• Letters: Support of Hagerty-Ross, Schneider-Zuro for Board of Ed, Wood for state rep., support for plastic bag ban, Bowhunters help stop the spread of lyme disease
• Wood: Notes from the Republican National Convention
• Tamme: So much to celebrate in Darien
• Betty Richards, long-time resident, accomplished writer
• Joseph John Tattar, former Darien teacher, assistant principal
• Margery Ann Woodberry, mother, grandmother of Darien residents
• Geraldine Viohl Primm, country club charter member
•Jeannette “Tizzie” Witherspoon
• Jackson triple winner a second time around
• Plunkett pulls weight at Worlds
• Frosh face Bosco
• Darien’s team wins Labor Day soccer day tournament
• Firefighters’ foundation holds Lobster for Ladders
• Library hosts fall book discussion series
• DCA to hold open house this month
• Library to host busy moms panel
• Darien DTC to host convention viewing party
• YWCA newcomers plan fall events
• Conservancy offers trees for sale
• Hindley school gardens yield a crop
• Teen Book Nook — Darien High School freshman Katie Tsui reviews “Between Shades of Gray”
• Handbag designer debuts collection at Darien spa
• Equinox hosts networking luncheon
Arts & Leisure
• Griffin Anthony, who¹s opening for Michael McDonald at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Sept. 11, might have been a professional ballplayer, but the music was always there.
• It’s the Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival this weekend ‹ The Village People will perform Saturday night!
• Something new for Jazz in the Garden Sunday at Weir Farm National Historic Site in Wilton: Grace Kelly and her band.
• Weston’s Christopher Plummer will be at the Ridgefield Playhouse Saturday for a screening of Beginners, his film with Ewan McGregory
• Robot & Frank, a new film starring Frank Langella, looks at old age and how to deal with deterioration. (Get a robot! Who knew!)
• The 2012 For Mustang Coupe has lots to like in the muscle-car class, says test driver Steven Macoy, who’s not revealing which one of the class ‹Mustang, Camaro or Challenger ‹ owns his heart.
• Classifieds start on 6B
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