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New Scam for Small Business Owners: Social Media Notices of Government ‘Grants’

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If you’re a small business owner, you’re not getting a government business grant notice through Facebook. And if you get a message from a friend on Facebook asking them to “confirm” a business grant, it’s not coming from that friend. These are just new ways that have recently popped up to scam you, the Federal Trade Commission says. Don’t even reply to them — there’s some risk in even doing that. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Drought Forum Monday Morning in Stamford with Jayme Stevenson, Other Area Government Leaders

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Landscapers and others who use water outdoors will be particularly interested in an upcoming drought forum with local government leaders, including First Selectman Jayme Stevenson, and officials from the state Department of Public Health and Aquarion, starting 9 a.m. Monday, March 6 in Stamford. Here’s the announcement: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Latest Health Department Inspection Reports: One ‘A’, One ‘B’, Two ‘C’ Ratings

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Two local food-serving establishments received a “C” rating, another a “B” and another an “A”  in the latest health inspection reports for restaurants and other food-serving establishments released by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police Release Video of Frate’s Liquor Store Threepeat Thief

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Three times since mid-December, the same thief has broken outside windows at Frate’s Wines & Liquors at 1937 Post Road in the Noroton section of Darien, ignored the liquor and made off with cash. Now police have released a video showing the man, his car and the act of grabbing the cash register drawer. The hat-trick burglar is not only unusual in returning to the same business three times, Police Chief Ray Osborne says that another unusual aspect of his behavior has made it a little harder for police to catch him. (more…) Continue Reading →

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One ‘C’, Four ‘B’, Three ‘A’ Ratings in Latest Darien Restaurant Health Inspections

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One local restaurant received a “C” rating, four others each received a rating of “B”; and “A” ratings went to three more in the latest food-serving establishment health inspection reports released by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Buzz Coming: Eversource Helicopters to Fly Over Darien Checking High-Voltage Lines

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From today through March 1, Eversource helicopters will be flying over various Connecticut towns, including Darien, doing semi-annual inspections of high-voltage electrical lines and equipment.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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One ‘C’, Four ‘B’ Ratings and 8 ‘A’ Ratings in Latest Health Inspections of Darien Restaurants

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One local restaurant received a “C” rating, four others each received a rating of “B”; and “A” ratings went to eight others in the latest food-serving establishment health inspection reports released by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two ‘C’ Ratings, One ‘A’ in Latest Health Inspections at Darien Restaurants

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Two local restaurants inspected in the last week received a “C” and one an “A” in the latest food inspection reports released by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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