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One A, Four Bs & Shake Shack in Latest Darien Health Department Inspections of Food-Serving Places

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In the latest food inspection reports released by Darien Health Department, two inspections resulted in the poorest rating — “C” — another was rated “B” and nine restaurants were each given an “A,” the best rating. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Selectmen Approve Commercial Construction Fee, Including Multi-Family Housing; Expected to Raise $128K a Year

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The Board of Selectmen on Tuesday morning approved a set of fee increases for the town Fire Marshal’s Office, including a fee expected to raise $128,080 a year for plan reviews of commercial construction projects and housing projects of of three or more units. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two ‘C’ Ratings in Latest Darien Health Department Inspections of Food-Serving Establishments

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In the latest food inspection reports released by Darien Health Department, two inspections resulted in the poorest rating — “C” — another was rated “B” and nine restaurants were each given an “A,” the best rating. In a follow-up inspection at one of the “C”-rated establishments, it received a “B.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Health Department Starts Letter Grades for Food Service Inspections

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Darien Health Department has made some changes to the way it informs the public about the latest restaurant inspections at each food service location in town: New inspection certificates show A-B-C letter grades that customers can see at a glance. Also, customers with smartphones can use them to scan the “QR” code on the certificate to go to the department’s inspections website to get inspection details. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New Corbin/Post Redevelopment Proposal Less High, with 749 Parking Spaces

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Heights for the tallest building in the Corbin/Post Road redevelopment proposal is now lower (at 71 feet), as are the four buildings along the Post Road, but to make up for the lost space, some buildings farther from the Post Road would get extra stories. (more…) Continue Reading →

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I-95 Lane Closures Tuesday in Darien, Stamford and Wednesday to Thursday in Norwalk

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These lanes on Interstate 95 in Darien, Stamford and Norwalk will be closed at some points from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, and in Norwalk on Wednesday, the Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced: (more…) Continue Reading →

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State Rep Pursues Bill That Would Allow Towns To Decide on Leg-Hold Trapping

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A state legislator is urging residents of area towns to contact their delegates to the Connecticut General Assembly as he pushes for a bill that would allow municipalities— rather than the state — to decide whether widely discussed leg-hold or “foothold” traps may be used in their towns. (more…) Continue Reading →

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One Darien Restaurant Rated ‘Poor’, Three ‘Good’ in Latest Darien Health Inspections

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In the latest food inspection reports released by Darien Health Department, one inspection of a restaurant resulted in ratings of “Poor,” and another three were rated “Good.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Himes: New Federal Legislation Will Help Combat Opioid Epidemic

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The 21st Century Cures Act, which recently passed both the U.S. Senate and House with support from both Democrats and Republicans, will help combat the crisis of opioid abuse, U.S. Rep. Jim Himes said at a recent meeting of Communities 4 Action in Stamford. (more…) Continue Reading →

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