DARIEN, Conn. – Darien’s latest unemployment rate and the state’s strong test scores led Darien’s news this week. Here are some of the top stories from the past week in Darien:
Darien’s unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a percent for the second straight month in July, according to numbers released by the Department of Labor this week.
The results of this year’s ACT exams were made public this week, and Connecticut students beat the national average in all four subjects.
Connecticut will see another effect of the Affordable Care Act this October, when the state's health-care exchange, Access Health CT, goes live.
Darien Public Schools return to session Monday. If you still aren’t sure of your child’s bus schedules, they are available now online.
In police news, a Norwalk woman was charged with a burglary at a Darien home that occurred earlier this summer, according to police reports. A Darien woman was also charged with driving under the influence and assault on a police officer after biting an officer during her arrest, police said.