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New Mathematics National Honor Society Chapter Starts at Darien High School

Darien chapter Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics National Honor Society 2017
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This year, Darien High School earned a charter to open a chapter of Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics National Honor Society.  The goal of Mu Alpha Theta is to recognize high achieving mathematics students and to share the beauty and joy of mathematics with others in the community.   (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien High School Valedictorian, Salutatorian Named; Full List of Students Honored at Awards Ceremony

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At Darien High School’s graduation ceremony on Friday, June 16, Komal Dhull will be the valedictorian, and Indira Flores the salutatorian. Dhull and Flores were among the dozens of DHS students who were presented with 2017 awards at a ceremony held Thursday. Here’s the full list: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Darien Firefighter Breaks Into Ex-Girlfriend’s Home, Looks Through Her iPad, Computer

Eric Barret arrest photo 05-23-17
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When a Darien woman arrived home at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, May 15, she found her ex-boyfriend, a local firefighter, had broken in and had tried to look through personal information on her iPad and computer, apparently to see if she was dating anyone, police said. When she confronted Eric Barret, 42, of 1078 R Post Road, Darien, he was holding her iPad as he stood in her living room, according to police. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Man, 23, Who Believed He Was in New Canaan

Patrol Car SUV Police Car Night 02-14-17
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A driver smelling of alcohol told the Darien police officer who stopped him near Interstate 95 that he lived just around the corner — on Snowberry Lane in New Canaan, the town where the driver thought he already was, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Support Noroton Fire Department at Bingo Night and Block Party Fundraisers

Noroton Fire Department rescue boat 05-22-17
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Come join the volunteer Noroton Fire Department as its members kick off their annual fundraiser Thursday, June 22 with a night of Bingo, then on Saturday, June 24, when the department hosts its annual block Party. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Republican Town Committee Now Accepting Applications for Elected Offices

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The Darien Republican Town Committee is now accepting applications for these positions: The Board of Selectmen, town treasurer, tax collector, town clerk, Board of Finance, Board of Education, Board of Assessment Appeals, Planning & Zoning Commission, and constables. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Skimming Devices That Let Thieves Steal from Your Card Accounts Can Be Pretty Sophisticated

Greenwich Police Detective Mark Solomon GFP 05-21-17
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Greenwich police Detective Mark Solomon recently shared an overview of recent frauds using “skimming”  that steal credit or debit card information from unsuspecting victims.

The devices can be disguised as parts of ATM machines or work inside gas pumps and other point-of-sale devices. (more…) Continue Reading →

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