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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 26, at 7 p.m. Seniors can enjoy the show free of charge without the crowds expected at performances over the weekend. Free transportation to and from the Darien High School is also available through At Home In Darien. Using volunteer drivers in conjunction with their ...

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 ...

On Stage: This weekend and upcoming

THIS WEEKEND Chicago City Limits, March 21, 8 p.m., The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Tickets $19. Info: palacestamford.org, 203-325-4466. The Wedding Singer, March 21-24, Brookfield High ...

Trying Out: Auditions and calls for art

Connecticut’s Got Talent audition shows, March 22, 29 and April 5, 7:30 p.m., Wall Street Theater, 71 Wall St., Norwalk. Tickets: $20. Info: wallstreettheater.com. Eastbound Theatre Auditions: Wait ...

State Rep. Wood tries to reassure concern at library talk

State Rep. Terrie Wood spoke at a Community Conversation at the Darien Library on Thursday, March 14. — Sandra Diamond Fox photo A heavy, somber tone could be felt in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bike stolen from Darien train station bike rack

A train passenger told Darien Police his bicycle was stolen from the westbound platform bike-rack of the Darien train station on March 14. The complainant ...
state

Governor amends school consolidation bill to “encourage” shared services; Duff, Looney bills dead

Regionalization bills and discussion and debate over them have been an incessant topic in Connecticut over the last few months. However, on Wednesday, Gov. Ned ...

Letter: School regionalization a red herring for redistribution of income

To the Editor: Recently, reading several Darien Times back issues upon returning from vacation, I came across a flurry of seemingly coordinated attacks on our only legislative ...

Bike stolen from Darien train station bike rack

A train passenger told Darien Police his bicycle was stolen from the westbound platform bike-rack of the Darien train station on March 14. The complainant ...

Bike stolen from Darien train station bike rack

A train passenger told Darien Police his bicycle was stolen from the westbound platform bike-rack of the Darien train station on March 14. The complainant ...
state

Governor amends school consolidation bill to “encourage” shared services; Duff, Looney bills dead

Regionalization bills and discussion and debate over them have been an incessant topic in Connecticut over the last few months. However, on Wednesday, Gov. Ned ...

Letter: School regionalization a red herring for redistribution of income

To the Editor: Recently, reading several Darien Times back issues upon returning from vacation, I came across a flurry of seemingly coordinated attacks on our only legislative ...

Bike stolen from Darien train station bike rack

A train passenger told Darien Police his bicycle was stolen from the westbound platform bike-rack of the Darien train station on March 14. The complainant ...

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: Lessons and lectures

ART & ARCHITECTURE The Real Life of the Parthenon, March 28, 5 p.m., DiMenna-Nyselius Library, 1073 North Benson Rd., Fairfield. ...

Bill of Fairs: Going green, animals, stories and more

Owl Prowl, Raptor Woods Hike, March 22, 6 p.m., Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Rd., Ansonia. ...

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 ...

Sound of Music: Concerts and recitals

New Orleans Jazz, March 21, 7-9 p.m., Stamford Museum and Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford. ...

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

Connecticut’s Got Talent audition shows, March 22, 29 and April 5, 7:30 p.m., Wall Street Theater, ...

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 ...

Sound of Music: Concerts and recitals

New Orleans Jazz, March 21, 7-9 p.m., Stamford Museum and Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford. ...

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 Sharp Hill Cemetery Walk for Kids, March 23, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Wilton Historical ...

Something New: Lessons and lectures

ART & ARCHITECTURE The Real Life of the Parthenon, March 28, 5 p.m., DiMenna-Nyselius Library, 1073 ...

Trying Out: Auditions and calls for art

Connecticut’s Got Talent audition shows, March 22, 29 and April 5, 7:30 p.m., Wall Street Theater, ...

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