DARIEN, Conn. – A record-breaking home listing topped Darien’s news this week. Here are some of the top stories:
? Have $30 million and looking for a new home? A waterfront Darien mansion is listed at what would be a record sales price for the town. ? After 10 years on Darien’s Post Road, the Pawprint Market is still going strong, and still staying close to its customers.
? In police news, a set of copper gutters was reported stolen from a Brookside Road work site last week, and a man was charged with DUI after falling asleep behind the wheel, according to police reports.
? State Sen. Bob Duff and local police issued a warning to residents of a new scam, claiming to offer free medical alert systems in exchange for personal information.
? Darien-based Person 2 Person announced that it will renovate its Norwalk facility through a grant from Diageo this week. ? State leaders are already looking to 2014, as State Sen. John McKinney of Fairfield announced his run for governor this week. Meanwhile, incumbent Gov. Dannel Malloy landed on the Washington Post’s list of “Most Endangered Governors” this week.
? Second quarter reports from Fairfield County real estate brokers indicate a strengthening housing market with increases in sales volume, median price and new deposits.
? NBC Sports officially opened its International Broadcast Center in Stamford after a $100 million renovation of a former Clairol factory.
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