Darien Board of Selectmen votes in favor of purchasing Great Island

The Town of Darien took a major step Monday in committing $100 million to buy a prime piece of waterfront real estate.
The Board of Selectmen voted in favor of the purchase of Great Island.
Some residents were skeptical about the cost, noting it will cost the average homeowner about $645 per year.
But officials say the investment in the 60-acre property is a good one.
There will be two other boards that need to approve the proposal - the Board of Finance and the Representative Town Meeting.