DARIEN, Conn. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Darien this week:
- A New York man was arrested in Darien, after trying to stop traffic with a broomstick.
- JoAnn Latorraca, the managing partner of Water’s Edge at Giovanni’s in Darien, will participate in Dancing With The Stars to support Curtain Call of Stamford.
- Darien High School's graduation rate rose slightly from 2012 to 2013 .
- A 28-year-old Darien woman was scammed out of $2,000 by people claiming they had kidnapped her brother.
- A hypodermic needle was found on the playground of Tokeneke Elementary School in Darien. Tests on the needle revealed no presence of illegal narcotics.
- A young girl found a live shotgun shell while playing at Cherry Lawn Park.
- The Darien Republican Town Committee is looking for members interested in joining for the 2014-15 term.
- Only 31 percent of Connecticut residents surveyed view the state as the best or one of the best states in the country to live in.
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