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Darien Health Director: Mosquitos with West Nile Found in Darien: Here’s What You Can Do

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We love summer in Darien! Being outside, enjoying the beaches, long walks at sunset and……. Lo and behold, those pesky bugs are here, too! And once again, the State of Connecticut Mosquito Management Program is monitoring mosquitoes for the presence of viruses that can cause illness in people including West Nile virus (WNV), Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEE) and ZIKA. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Restaurant and a Country Club Each Get Lowest Health Inspection Rating of ‘C’

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Two places to eat in Darien received the lowest grade of “C” in health inspections, according to the most recently released reports from the town Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two Food-Serving Establishments Get Worst Rating — ‘C’ — in Latest Darien Health Inspection Reports

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Two Darien food-serving establishments received the lowest rating (“C”) — in the latest five health inspection reports released by Darien Health Department. One other establishment received a middling grade of “B” and two others each got the highest rating (“A”). (more…) Continue Reading →

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Is Your Darien Nail Salon Safe? Darien Health Department Has Some Advice

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Darien is a very popular destination for salons and other spa services to locate and open for business. With a population of 21,190, our town supports 28 salons that offer cosmetology services, while a nearby municipality has 16 salons catering to a population of 51,384 people. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Three Darien Eateries Receive Worst Grade in Latest Darien Health Inspection Reports

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Three Darien food-serving establishments received the lowest rating (“C”) — including one that received two “C” grades and was threatened with being shut down if it didn’t clean up some parts of its act in 24 and 48 hours — in the latest town food inspection reports released by Darien Health Department. One other establishment received a middling grade of “B” and four others each got the highest rating (“A”). (more…) Continue Reading →

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Low Rating for One Food-Serving Establishment in Town, Top Ratings for Two Others

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One Darien food-serving establishment received the lowest rating (“C”), and two others each got the highest rating (“A”) in the latest town food inspection reports released by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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In Latest Darien Health Reports, Three Establishments Get Top Ratings; Five Others, Middling

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Three Darien food-serving establishments received the highest rating, and five others got middling ratings in the latest town food inspection reports released by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Register for Stadium Stair Climb Challenge to Help Homeless Veterans in Connecticut

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You can be part of the third annual “Step Up for the Brave Stadium Stair Climb Challenge” Saturday, Sept. 23 at Bridgeport’s Ballpark at Harbor Yard. The event raises funds for homeless veterans in Connecticut. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Road Race Registration Now Open, Event Takes Place Sept 17

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The 38th annual Darien Road Race is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 17 at Pear Tree Point Beach and includes a 10K and 1.5 mile Loop. Registration for the race is now open, and the first 500 registered runners will receive an official 2017 Darien Road Race performance t-shirt on race day. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two Darien Food-Serving Establishments Get Lowest Rating in Health Inspections

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Two food-serving establishments in Darien each received the lowest town health inspection rating of “C” in the latest 12 reports released Thursday by the Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Teens Take First ‘Youth Mental Health First Aid Training’ Course, To Be Offered Again

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Many of us learn CPR for medical emergencies — but what about mental health emergencies? On June 27 and 28, the Community Fund of Darien brought a “Youth Mental Health First Aid” training to local teenagers to equip them with skills to recognize and respond to the unique risks posed by a teenager’s mental health crisis. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Poorest Rating for One Food Serving Establishment in 10 Most Recent Darien Health Inspection Reports

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One food-serving establishment in Darien received the lowest town rating of “C” among the seven inspection reports released Thursday by Darien Health Department. The other establishments all got “A’s” and “B’s.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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