Outpouring Of Support For Darien Family Tops News This Week

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See the stories that topped the news in Darien this week.

DARIEN, Conn. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Darien this week:

  • Christina Yackery, and her father, Vince, have been supported by the Darien and Rowayton communities since a fall last April left Vince paralyzed.
  • The fifth major storm of 2014 left most of Fairfield County looking like a ghost town Thursday, covering the area with nearly a foot of snow and ice.
  • The winter has been so bad, Gov. Malloy has declared a state of emergency to replenish dwindling salt supplies.
  • Darien residents targeted by a local scammer using a phony kidnapping in an attempt to get money.
  • Darien police filed additional charges against Stamford resident, Christopher Pinto, 42, accused of forging his mother’s checks to steal more than $25,000 and was being held in jail awaiting arraignment.
  • Darien divers helped The New Canaan YMCA Whirlwind Diving Team to capture the team first place prize at the annual Whirlwind Winter Weekend Invitational Diving Meet.

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