Darien PD renovations include updated emergency operations center

06-05-2012

"A new emergency operations center (EOC) is being built as part of the Darien Police Department's renovation, First Selectman Jayme Stevenson said at Monday's Board of Selectmen meeting."

Two months after Christmas fire, Darien families give ĎA Show of Supportí

03-03-2012

"More than 30 area families attended Saturday morning's Family Fire Safety event at the Norton [sic] Heights Fire Department to ask questions and learn more about fire safety and prevention in their homes."

K-9 Zulu is Darien police's newest officer

07-18-2009

"The newest member of the Darien Police Department is 21 months old and 85 pounds."

Darien Police Dept. awarded state accreditation

03-24-2009

"The Police Officer Standards and Training Council awarded the Darien Police Department Tier I and Tier II State Accreditation on March 5."

Darien police issue 724 cell phone tickets in 2008

01-23-2009

"The 2008 Darien Police Department citation statistics are in and again tickets for cell phone violations topped the list."

Police Affected by Economic Downturn

11-20-2008

"In light of the economic downturn, the proposed renovations to Darien's police station have been put on hold, along with all other capital improvement projects with a cost of more than $100,000."

Police Department Promotes Two

09-18-2008

"The Darien Police Department (DPD) recognized the efforts of two of its policemen this week in a ceremony at Town Hall. Jeremiah Johnson and Raymond Osborne were promoted to sergeant and lieutenant, respectively."

Foundation eases firefighters' load

09-06-2008

"The foundation is civilian run and will be an umbrella organization to provide money for the three departments."

Police station project's price rises

03-24-2008

"In anticipation of an April 28 vote, the Police Department Building Committee presented an updated plan, and updated cost estimate of $17.6 million, to the Representative Town Meeting last Monday."

Others rush to aid Norwalk

03-22-2008

"STAMFORD - Police departments from around the region and an American Red Cross chapter provided help after reports that Norwalk police officer was shot in the line of duty early yesterday morning."

Noroton Fire elects new slate of officers

02-17-2008

"The Noroton Fire Department elected a new slate of service and executive officers at its January annual meeting."

New police station in design phase

01-14-2008

"A new police station is more than two years away, but the Police Department Building Committee has begun the process of designing the facility in hopes that it can get a shovel in the ground in September."

DARIEN EDITORIAL: Volume of safety

12-08-2007

"No one is disputing that. The Darien Fire Department’s horn alerting its volunteers of a needed response is loud. But it is loud because it has to be."

Darien fire horn complaints heard

12-06-2007

"A petition signed by a group of merchants, residents and shoppers objecting to the Darien Fire Departments fire horn was discussed at the Board of Selectmen meeting on Monday."

200 call for DFD to quiet its horn

11-23-2007

"That’s what a group of residents, shoppers and business owners want First Selectman Evonne Klein to know about the Darien Fire Department’s fire horn."

Money Approved for Police Building

10-25-2007

"The Representative Town Meeting approved the transfer of $255,000 towards renovations to the town's police station on Oct. 15 during their regular meeting 47-4 with one abstention."

Noroton Fire Dept. project receives grant

08-17-2007

"In its ongoing effort to raise $1 million to upgrade its 55-year-old firehouse, the Noroton Fire Department recently received a “major boost” by way of a $15,000 grant from the First County Bank Foundation."

Police Department Eyes Major Expansion of HQ

03-08-2007

"The police headquarters on Hecker Avenue has undergone multiple renovations since its construction in 1932, but arguably none as wide-ranging and comprehensive as one being currently sought."

Darien Fire Department member arrested

02-14-2007

"A junior probationary member of the Darien Fire Department was arrested this week."

Harrel set to join Darien Police Commission

01-18-2007

"Former First Selectman Bob Harrel is expected to replace Doug Campbell, who’s resigned, on the Police Commission as early as next week."

NFD hits seas to douse blaze

11-30-2006

"The Noroton Volunteer Fire Department took to the sea on Sunday afternoon after it received a call that a boat, owned by a Darien resident, was engulfed in flames on Long Island Sound."

Darien surplus is $2.4M, but thatís the good news

11-09-2006

"The town’s general fund balance has a surplus of $2.4 million thanks to unexpected revenues and smaller than expected expenses."

We're now 4th best

11-02-2006

"Darien jumped three spots, from seventh to fourth, in the November issue of Connecticut Magazine’s ratings of towns with population 15,000 to 25,000. The biggest reason? Crime. Or lack of crime rather."

Noroton Fire Dept. seeks money for expansion

10-19-2006

"The department is set to begin the second year of its capital campaign, hoping to raise a total of $1 million to finance a much-needed expansion of the firehouse."

Noroton FD still fundraising

07-20-2006

"With a facility that is more than 50 years old, the Noroton Fire Department has been looking to embark on a building expansion project to upgrade and improve the firehouse."

Motorcycle helping Darien police catch traffic violators

07-20-2006

"What is blue and white and weighs about 800 pounds?"

Fire departments bring home hardware at parade

07-06-2006

"Two town fire departments came out in star-studded fashion at a firemenís parade in Westcheser County on Thursday, June 29."

Father Mike is new Noroton FD chaplain

07-06-2006

"The Rev. Michael Madden of St. John Parish is the new Roman Catholic chaplain of the Noroton Fire Department, and the department is glad to finally have one to call its own."

Police Cite Problems With HQ

05-05-2006

"Police Chief Duane Lovello approached the Board of Selectmen on Monday with a list of facilities problems he said should be addressed at the department's headquarters and a request for $7,500 to analyze the situation."

Emergency boats find controversy

03-09-2006

"It’s a blustery March morning, but George Rozanovich doesn’t feel the chill as his boat cuts through the black waters off Darien’s coast."

Selectmen adopt 5.6% increase

02-23-2006

"DARIEN - The Board of Selectmen approved a 2006-07 budget proposal Tuesday, which would lead to a 5.63 percent increase over the current budget. With projected revenues, the budget would increase by approximately 4.5 percent. The selectmen’s proposal stands at approximately $21.1 million"

Live Scan helps officers identify the 'bad guys'

02-09-2006

"If you get arrested in Darien and plan on giving police a false name, do not even think about it, especially if you have a record"

Longtime Darien police chief to retire

12-12-2004

"STAMFORD -- Hugh McManus' father, Hugh Sr., told his son not to follow him into the Darien Police Department, where he was a captain and soon-to-be chief."