Raga Justin, Stamford Advocate

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Recent articles by Raga:

Former Darien First Selectman urges officials to go slow on affordable housing at public hearing

Darien residents took the microphone to share thoughts on the town’s newly-release... → Read More

52-acre Ziegler Farm next to Darien’s Great Island listed at $85M. Could the town buy it too?

Ziegler Farm, a nearly 52-acre property adjacent to the island recently acquired by the town of Darien, has been listed for sale, according to a real estate office. → Read More

Police: Thieves smash windows, burglarize 5 cars in 2 hours in New Canaan

New Canaan police said the incidents occurred between 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Irwin... → Read More

Darien resident’s Shark Week documentary explores the death that sparked the movie ‘Jaws’

DARIEN — The annual pop culture phenomenon known as Shark Week features a plethora of... → Read More

NY Jets owners donate to Darien High School band, touched over their tribute to Ukraine

The Darien High School band will now have $5,000 to potentially purchase a unique and... → Read More

Darien is exploring renting out Great Island’s horse stables. Revenue would ‘keep the lights on’ for now.

The town is applying for a special permit to rent out Great Island’s equestrian... → Read More

Darien offers free support group for those struggling with grief, loss to ‘come together to connect’

The latest town-provided service seeks to provide a forum for parents and residents... → Read More

Sewer problems scuttle plans for 22-unit building on Darien’s Sedgewick Avenue

In Darien, the 22-unit proposed complex at 7 Sedgwick Avenue has been a contentious... → Read More

Affordable housing in Darien: Where is it, and what’s the plan for adding more?

For years, Darien has been touting its success in addressing a county- and state-wide... → Read More

After COVID closed a Darien barbershop, an immigrant is opening his own in the same spot. It’s the ‘American dream.’

Rudy’s Grooming Club, which took over from Kennedy’s All-American Barber Shop on Post... → Read More

A private tour of Darien’s $103M Great Island shows off apple orchards, horses and a 1930s Lincoln sedan

Hearst Connecticut Media got a guided tour of Great Island and a chance to see what the... → Read More

Darien-created Swim Across America will raise money for Stamford cancer center research Saturday

Founded by Darien resident Matt Vossler, Swim Across America promises hundreds of... → Read More

2 Darien boards OK special fund to help pay for Great Island with revenue from its current renters

The Board of Selectmen voted Monday to establish a fund that will store around $431,000... → Read More

Two New Canaan residents jump from burning yacht, officials say

Authorities said three people and two dogs were rescued after the yacht caught fire in... → Read More

Darien students beg school officials to rethink academic pressure: ‘We are all starting to break’

In tear-laden and emotional testimony, students told school board members that the... → Read More

In photos: Darien shows its Pride with first-ever celebration, featuring a hometown-raised drag queen

Last year, many in Darien flew Pride flags. This year, organizers with the Darien Pride... → Read More

Darien’s affordable housing plan misses deadline, still in draft phase as town tries to reach state goal

With the state-required June 1 deadline in the rearview mirror, Darien is finishing its... → Read More

Darien’s first selectman to state Dems concerned over Great Island purchase: Come to meetings.

The town is hosting a Great Island information session Thursday evening. Two of three... → Read More

State senators question why Darien rejected Open Choice program but can afford a $103M private island

Three state senators have requested a meeting with Darien’s top official to discuss... → Read More

Darien will hold a rare affordable housing lottery. Here's what you need to know.

Developers plan to allocate affordable units in the Darien Commons project by lottery,... → Read More