Letter: After 20 years, Darien’s Fredric & Co. owners are saying goodbye

The following is an open letter to Fredric & Co. friends and clients. It is printed here at the authors' request: To the Editor: Due to unforeseeable and heartbreaking circumstances Fredric and Company will be closing our doors as ...

Martorella: Four eyes

When I was a kid, wearing glasses wasn’t cool. It was yet another trigger for teasing, especially if ...

Memorial Day parade participants asked to update contact information

For organizations participating or wishing to participate in the 2019 Darien Memorial Day Parade, the Darien Monuments and ...

Darien Parks & Rec to hold annual Daddy-Daughter dance

One of the Daddy-Daughter couples at last year's dance. Darien Parks and Recreation is hosting its third annual Daddy-Daughter dance on Friday, March 29. The dance is at the Darien Town Hall gym from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Girls age kindergarten to fifth grade are welcome and do not have to be a Darien resident. The event will include live music with DJ, photo booth, refreshments, and takeaways. The fee ...

Darien swimmers take second in Class L

Darien’s Connor Martin competes in the freestyle during the FCIAC swim finals in Greenwich on Thursday, Feb. 28. — Dave Stewart/Hearst Connecticut Media Spencer Erickson won the 200-yard ...

Boys Ice Hockey: Notre Dame-WH stuns Darien, punches D1 semifinal ticket

Darien senior co-captain James Gregory (6) controls the puck during the CIAC Div. I quarterfinals Saturday at the Wonderland of Ice. — Christian Abraham/Hearst Connecticut Media BRIDGEPORT—Playoff hockey ...

Girls Ice Hockey: Rivals New Canaan and Darien ready for state final clash

New Canaan’s Jess Eccleston (7) and Darien’s Nelle Kniffin (20) and Evelyn Hidy (8) mix it up during a girls ice hockey game at the Darien Ice House ...

Darien girls hockey shuts down West Haven/SHA, will meet New Canaan in state final

Darien’s Nelle Kniffin (20) and West Haven’s Mackenzie Gardner (16) battle along the boards during the CHSGHA state semifinals at The Rinks at Shelton on Wednesday, March 6. ...

After a slow start, Darien boys basketball finished strong

Darien’s Will Rolapp (2) and New Canaan’s Luke Rwambuya battle for the ball during the first half of a boys basketball game at New Canaan High School on Tuesday, Feb. 5. — Dave Stewart/Hearst Connecticut Media photo Overcoming adversity is very often a key component of any successful team. The 2018-19 Darien High boys basketball team ...

Self-help author to appear at Barrett Bookstore Tuesday night

Jacqueline Raposo, author of “The Me, Without: A Year Exploring Habit, Healing and Happiness” for wine, cheese, and a  discussion along with a Q and A. Tuesday, March ...

Darien Parks & Rec to hold annual Daddy-Daughter dance

One of the Daddy-Daughter couples at last year's dance. Darien Parks and Recreation is hosting its third annual Daddy-Daughter dance on Friday, March 29. The dance is at ...

PHOTOS: Darien High School holds all-town orchestra festival

Jackie Benisch, 17, left, and Jack Lowder, 18, prepare to do a piece from West Side Story with the Darien High School Orchestra. All photos Jarret Liotta A joyful noise ...

Martorella: Four eyes

When I was a kid, wearing glasses wasn’t cool. It was yet another trigger for teasing, especially if you were smart or shy or the teacher’s pet type. Now, it ...

Memorial Day parade participants asked to update contact information

For organizations participating or wishing to participate in the 2019 Darien Memorial Day Parade, the Darien Monuments and Ceremonies Commission requires you to update your contact information. Specifically, the commission ...

After a slow start, Darien boys basketball finished strong

Darien’s Will Rolapp (2) and New Canaan’s Luke Rwambuya battle for the ball during the first half of a boys basketball game at New Canaan High School on Tuesday, Feb. 5. — Dave Stewart/Hearst Connecticut Media photo Overcoming adversity is very often a key component of any successful team. The ...

Darien swimmers take second in Class L

Darien’s Connor Martin competes in the freestyle during the FCIAC swim finals in Greenwich on Thursday, Feb. 28. — Dave Stewart/Hearst Connecticut Media Spencer Erickson won the 200-yard freestyle and Darien racked ...

Boys Ice Hockey: Notre Dame-WH stuns Darien, punches D1 semifinal ticket

Darien senior co-captain James Gregory (6) controls the puck during the CIAC Div. I quarterfinals Saturday at the Wonderland of Ice. — Christian Abraham/Hearst Connecticut Media BRIDGEPORT—Playoff hockey is different. The margin ...

Girls Ice Hockey: Rivals New Canaan and Darien ready for state final clash

New Canaan’s Jess Eccleston (7) and Darien’s Nelle Kniffin (20) and Evelyn Hidy (8) mix it up during a girls ice hockey game at the Darien Ice House on Saturday, Jan. 26. ...

Darien YMCA: Make a difference by sending a kid to camp

Counselors and campers enjoy sailing on Holly Pond during the Darien Y’s Swim and Sail Camp for Children with Special Needs. The 11-year-old boy was very quiet when he first arrived at camp last summer, keeping mostly to himself. But over the next seven weeks, he made many friends and ...

Walter Stewart’s Market — Expert butchers ready to help for holidays

Richard Pinto, the meat and seafood manager, leads a skilled team of butchers at Walter Stewart’s Market. One of the few things you won’t be able to find at Walter Stewart’s Market in New Canaan is a rookie butcher. “All of us here have multi-year experience - our team has ...

Creating a Learning Community in King’s Middle School

King School students thrive, supported by strong relationships with classmates and teachers. Sponsored content:  King School educators, like many who research factors in academic progress, believe that social and emotional learning strengthens academic risk taking and overall success in schools. This learning is grounded in the connections students make both ...

Martorella: Four eyes

When I was a kid, wearing glasses wasn’t cool. It was yet another trigger for teasing, especially if you were smart or shy or the teacher’s pet type. Now, it seems glasses ...

Letter: Time to quash regionalization for Darien schools

To the Editor: We thank Matt Blumenthal and Carlo Leone for their recent talks in Darien. It is good that we are conversing. But now we need to know whether our three ...

Letter: Darien roads are shared spaces — local drivers need to slow down

To the Editor: The “Drop It & Drive in Darien” campaign has proved important in educating and reminding drivers to drop mobile devices while driving. A new speed awareness campaign to educate ...

Sample poll shows most Darien residents against state highway tolls

In a poll on what Darien residents think about Governor Ned Lamont’s proposal for tolls on I-95, a majority of them were against the tolls. ...

Darien seniors invited to Darien High’s musical, Chicago

Darien High School’s Theater 308 has invited Darien seniors to attend the dress rehearsal of Chicago The Musical at Darien High School on Tuesday, March ...

Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff addresses regionalization concerns in Darien

Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff addressed residents' concerns with proposed legislation on Monday night at the Darien Library — Jarret Liotta/Hearst Connecticut Media Despite some ...

Literary competition submission deadline is April 1

The Trumbull Library Board of Trustees is sponsoring the 2019 Trumbull Literary Competition. Submissions are required to be postmarked by Monday, April 1, or submitted ...

Sample poll shows most Darien residents against state highway tolls

In a poll on what Darien residents think about Governor Ned Lamont’s proposal for tolls on I-95, a majority of them were against the tolls. ...

Darien seniors invited to Darien High’s musical, Chicago

Darien High School’s Theater 308 has invited Darien seniors to attend the dress rehearsal of Chicago The Musical at Darien High School on Tuesday, March ...

Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff addresses regionalization concerns in Darien

Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff addressed residents' concerns with proposed legislation on Monday night at the Darien Library — Jarret Liotta/Hearst Connecticut Media Despite some ...

Literary competition submission deadline is April 1

The Trumbull Library Board of Trustees is sponsoring the 2019 Trumbull Literary Competition. Submissions are required to be postmarked by Monday, April 1, or submitted ...

Kneads & Cravings: Elevating comfort food

Honestly, is there anything more comforting than macaroni and cheese? It’s just one of those great recipes that requires little effort while bringing all sorts ...

Something New: Lectures and lessons

ART & ARCHITECTURE Photography workshop, March 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mark Twain Library, 439 Redding Rd., Redding. National park artist ...

Bill of Fairs: Golf, fairs and more

Senior Adult Purim Luncheon, March 15, 11 a.m.-noon, Stamford JCC, 1035 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Info: stamfordjcc.org. ...

Drive: Fall in love with 2018 Alfa Romeo

On the broadest scale, sport sedans have come in four international flavors in recent years: from ...

Binge and Repeat: Save the day with ‘Jack Ryan’

Jim from “The Office” had quite the glow when John Krasinski starred in Amazon Prime Video’s ...

Curtain Call: Race to New Milford’s production of ‘Race’

Playwright David Mamet wastes no time in throwing the New Milford TheatreWorks audience into the middle ...

Legendary Dick Cavett shares his talents at the Playhouse

“Do you suppose that any of Houdini’s DNA is still in my pool?” Not the kind ...

Trying Out: Auditions and calls for art

Photography competition, March 15, 4-8 p.m., March 16 and 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Guilford Art Center’s ...

Legendary Dick Cavett shares his talents at the Playhouse

“Do you suppose that any of Houdini’s DNA is still in my pool?” Not the kind ...

Kneads & Cravings: Elevating comfort food

Honestly, is there anything more comforting than macaroni and cheese? It’s just one of those great recipes that requires little effort while bringing all sorts ...

Drive: Fall in love with 2018 Alfa Romeo

On the broadest scale, sport sedans have come in four international flavors in recent years: from ...

Curtain Call: Race to New Milford’s production of ‘Race’

Playwright David Mamet wastes no time in throwing the New Milford TheatreWorks audience into the middle ...

Binge and Repeat: Save the day with ‘Jack Ryan’

Jim from “The Office” had quite the glow when John Krasinski starred in Amazon Prime Video’s ...

Kids Stuff: Family Fun

SPECIAL EVENTS Felting Workshop for Kids: Making Felted Soap, March 16, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Wilton Historical ...

Something New: Lectures and lessons

ART & ARCHITECTURE Photography workshop, March 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mark Twain Library, 439 Redding Rd., ...

Trying Out: Auditions and calls for art

Photography competition, March 15, 4-8 p.m., March 16 and 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Guilford Art Center’s ...

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