Politics & Elections
The many flags and Americana items at the Sugar Bowl make a good backdrop for a politician like U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, right, a Democrat representing Connecticut's 4th Congressional District. Sitting with Himes are Vin Burke, to left, Nanci Natale, Arden Anderson-Broecking and Robert Werner —Aaron G. Marsh

Himes talks education costs, military engagement at Times coffee

You never know who might show up at a Darien Times coffee — on Thursday morning, July 2, it was U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, who stopped in for an impromptu visit.

During a listening tour by U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, center, longtime Long Island Sound lobstermen Roger Frate, left, and Tony Carlo called for New York state not to use certain pesticides near sound waters. —Aaron G. Marsh

Darien lobstermen: Change pesticide use in New York

On a listening tour Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy got an earful of what Darien lobstermen say is killing Long Island Sound lobsters: pesticides used in New York.


Now there are three: Werner to run for first selectman as an independent candidate

On Thursday, Robert Werner announced his candidacy for Darien’s first selectman position.  Werner, who is running…


NEWSFLASH: Stevenson to seek re-election — with new face on ticket

Darien’s First Selectman Jayme Stevenson plans to seek re-election this fall for her fourth term…

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