• Darien February 13, 2024 1:47 pm

    Police ID person killed after car plunges into Five Mile River in Darien

    Police have identified the person who died after their car plunged into a river in Darien last week. Investigators said a Nissan Rogue crossed from the eastbound to the westbound lane of Tokeneke Road on Friday around midnight and went off the road near the Rowayton town line. The vehicle then hit fencing and plummeted into the Five Mile River…

  • Darien February 9, 2024 7:50 am

    One dead after SUV goes into Five Mile River in Darien: police

    One person has died after an SUV went into Five Mile River in Darien, according to police. The two police officers who jumped into the water to pull one of the victims out are being treated at the hospital for injuries and exposure, police said. The report of a vehicle in the water came around midnight. Police said the report…

  • Darien August 3, 2023 7:58 am

    Shoulder Check Showcase honors Darien teen

    Hayden Thorsen loved hockey and excelled as a goalie in Darien. The 16-year-old died unexpectedly in May of 2022 and his family is using his passion for hockey to help Hayden’s legacy live on. “When we talk about the shoulder check, it exists because that’s who Hayden was every day of his life,” said Thorsen’s dad Rob. “He’s the...

  • Darien August 2, 2023 6:59 pm

    Shoulder Check Showcase honors Darien teen

    Hayden Thorsen loved hockey and excelled as a goalie in Darien. The 16-year-old died unexpectedly in May of 2022 and his family is using his passion for hockey to help his legacy live on.

  • Wells Fargo May 24, 2023 9:32 pm

    Wells Fargo to Close Three CT Branches This Summer

    Some Connecticut Wells Fargo customers that need to visit the bank in person will need to make other arrangements starting this Summer. According to a company spokesperson, Wells Fargo has opted to close their Danbury Mill Plain and Darien bank branches, as well as their location at 761 Highland Avenue in Waterbury. The Danbury and Darien branches will close on…

  • Darien May 20, 2023 10:48 am

    Undefeated Darien High School Girls Lacrosse Team Heads to State Championship

    It’s almost time for the 2023 high school spring sports state championships and once again, the Darien High School girls lacrosse team is a contender for the Class LL title. That’s not a surprise. It’s an expectation. “You’re born with a stick,” said Darien senior, Chloe Humphrey. “I mean every day since third grade you just play house lacrosse...

  • Darien March 2, 2023 7:01 pm

    The Melting Pot Closes Its Only Connecticut Location

    A popular restaurant is closing its only location in Connecticut after nearly 20 years in business. Fondue restaurant The Melting Pot closed its doors in Darien Wednesday until further notice. In a Facebook post, the restaurant said they weren’t able to come to an agreement on a lease renewal. “It has been an honor and privilege to have served the…

  • Darien February 16, 2023 4:45 pm

    Dozens of Golf Carts, Mechanical Equipment Destroyed in Darien Country Club Fire

    Nearly 40 golf carts and mechanical equipment were destroyed in a fire at a country club in Darien Wednesday evening. Crews responded to a structure fire at the Wee Burn Country Club on Hollow Tree Ridge Road at about 4:30 p.m. The fire was reported in a large maintenance shed that contained battery-powered golf carts and equipment. The carts and…

  • Darien January 16, 2023 9:14 am

    Heavy Delays After Crash on I-95 in Darien

    State police said serious injuries are reported after a crash on Interstate North in Darien Monday morning. There are heavy delays.

  • Darien January 17, 2023 8:56 am

    New Haven Man Killed in Crash on I-95 in Darien

    A 40-year-old New Haven man was killed in a crash on Interstate 95 in Darien early Monday morning. State police said Juan Galo Lliquin-Guisnan, 40, of New Haven, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze LT and hit a guardrail on I-95 North, near exit 12, at 5:01 a.m. Police identified Lliquin-Guisnan from his driver’s license and said he died at…

  • schools November 28, 2022 8:53 pm

    How a Book About a Boy Wanting to Be a Mermaid Sparked Controversy at CT School

    A picture book is sparking controversy and debate in a Connecticut town after it was included in a second grade class curriculum.

  • swatting October 21, 2022 5:25 pm

    Several Schools Across CT Have Received Non-Credible Threats Friday: Police

    Several schools across Connecticut have received non-credible threats on Friday, according to police departments across the state.

  • swatting October 21, 2022 6:07 pm

    Several Schools Across CT Have Received Non-Credible Threats Friday: Police

    Several schools across Connecticut have received non-credible threats on Friday, according to several police departments across the state. Windsor Locks police said there was a swatting situation at Windsor Locks Middle School and everyone is safe. The caller reported that several people had been shot. Police responded within a minute and determined the call was a false alarm. Several nearby…

  • Lyft October 7, 2022 3:59 pm

    Maryland Man Extradited to CT After Stabbing Lyft Driver in Darien: Police

    Police have arrested the person they believe is responsible for stabbing a Lyft driver several times in Darien in June. Abiola Shonowo, 28, was a passenger in the car when he allegedly stabbed the driver, who was taking him to Norwalk. Officers responded to the area of West Avenue and Holmes Avenue just after 10:30 p.m. on June 26 for…

  • Darien September 14, 2022 5:58 pm

    1 Dead, Others Injured After Shooting on I-95 South Between Bridgeport and Darien

    One person is dead and two others are injured after being shot while on Interstate 95 South between Bridgeport and Darien early Wednesday morning. The Darien Police Department contacted Troop G shortly before 4 a.m. after getting a report of a vehicle with three gunshot victims inside just off of exit 10 on I-95. Investigators said the vehicle was on…

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