DARIEN, Conn. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Darien last week:
- The windows of three cars parked at the Darien YMCA were smashed and purses were stolen in a mini crime spree.
- The Darien Community Association provided $50,000 to Darien High School graduates in the form of college scholarships.
- The Stamford-based Domestic Violence Crisis Center received a $25,000 grant from the Darien Community Fund.
- Michael Burke and Tony Imbimbo have kicked off their campaigns to fill two seats on the Darien Board of Education .
- Lynn Julian, a Darien real estate broker, flew to Nicaragua recently as part of a fundraiser for AmeriCares. Julian was able to see first-hand the work done by the Stamford-based nonprofit to help those in need.
- The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk christened its new green research vessel -- the Spirit of the Sound -- as it prepares for a new research era focusing on Long Island Sound. The new catamaran carried a $2.7 million price tag.
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