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Parents, Kids Together Invited to Talks on Puberty (Then Have Your Own Talks on Sex)

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Puberty is a fact-of-life and life-changing, but it’s still a topic that makes kids (and grownups) blush and look down at the floor. As parents, would you welcome an opportunity to connect comfortably and productively with your son or daughter in a discussion on puberty?   (more…) Continue Reading →

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One Darien Eatery Gets Worst Town Rating in Latest Town Health Inspection Reports

Health Department Inspection Ratings Restaurants 11-17-17
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Only two health inspections were released by Darien Health Department, with one restaurant getting a “C” rating, the worst in the town A-B-C ratings system, and the other receiving an “A”. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Latest Health Inspection Results from Darien Schools and Food-Serving Establishments

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Health inspection ratings ranged from good to fair in the latest town Health Department reports for three more Darien school cafeterias and three food-serving establishments in town. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Three Establishments Get Lowest Rating — ‘C’ — in Latest Health Inspections of Restaurants, Schools

Health Department Inspection Ratings Restaurants 11-17-17
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Three Darien food-serving establishments received a grade of “C,” the lowest of the three A-B-C town Health Department ratings, among the 11 most recently released health inspections.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Four Food-Serving Establishments Get Lowest Rating in Latest Darien Health Inspections

Health Department Inspection Ratings Restaurants 11-17-17
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Three Darien food-serving establishments received a grade of “C,” the lowest of the three A-B-C town Health Department ratings, among the 11 most recently released health inspections.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘C’ Rating for One Darien Food Establishment in Latest Health Inspection Reports

Health Department Inspection Ratings Restaurants 11-17-17
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One Darien food-serving establishment received a grade of “C,” the lowest of the three A-B-C town Health Department ratings, in the six most recently released health inspections.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Influenza Making Inroads in CT: What to Do to Prevent It or If You Catch It

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The Connecticut Department of Public Health has announced that there have been at least 15  deaths in the state directly linked to the flu. According to state Commissioner of Health Raul Pino, you can still get a flu shot to protect yourself and your family. At this time, vaccine is available at the Darien Health Department — call 203-656-7320 to schedule an appointment. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘C’ Rating for one Darien Restaurant in Latest Darien Health Inspections

Health Department Inspection Ratings Restaurants 11-17-17
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One Darien restaurant received a grade of “C, the lowest of the three town Health Department ratings, in the seven most recently released health inspections. The restaurant received a “B” in the next inspection, days later. (more…) Continue Reading →

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One Darien Restaurant Gets Lowest Rating in Latest Health Inspection Reports

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One Darien restaurant received a “C” grade, the lowest of the three town Health Department ratings, in the most recently released health inspections. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter from a Darien Mother: Former NBA Player’s Powerful Talk Brings to Mind Her Mother’s and Her Own Struggles

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To the editor:

On Thursday afternoon my son sent me a text. “Are you going to be home by 7:00?” it said. I thought he wanted me to drive him to martial arts class. As it turned out, he wanted me to drive myself to Darien High School. He wanted me to hear former NBA player Chris Herren speak about his struggle to overcome substance abuse. Continue Reading →

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Worst Health Rating for Two Darien Restaurants in Latest Inspections

Health Department Inspection Ratings Restaurants 11-17-17
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Two Darien restaurants received “C” grades, the lowest of the three town Health Department ratings, in the most recently released health inspections. Both restaurants were reinspected and each received a “B.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Former NBA Star Chris Herren Speaks Thursday, Nov 30 to DHS Students, Parents

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Former NBA player Chris Herren is coming to Darien High School on Thursday, Nov. 30 to speak about addiction and recovery. Herren will speak to students during the day and, starting at 7 p.m., to parents at the high school Auditorium. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Teens, Adults Invited to Automobile Association’s ‘AAA to (Gen) Z Summit’ on Threats to Teenage Drivers

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How does today’s technology impact teen driving? What does marijuana really do to impair teen drivers? Is the real problem for teens distracted driving or anxiety/attention deficit disorder? (more…) Continue Reading →

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