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Latest Results of Darien Restaurant Health Inspections, and One at Darien High School

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Results of health inspections at six food-serving establishments in town, along with one at Darien High School recently were released by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Changes for Both Darien Beaches Proposed by Consultants in Draft Parks Master Plan

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An amphitheater or an outdoor pool (or both) at Weed Beach, a fishing pier at Pear Tree Point Beach (either pointed south or west) and an expanded concession/comfort station there are among the ideas consultants have for improving the town’s two public beaches. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Town Pool, Walking Trails Among Consultants’ Ideas in Draft Master Plan for Parks

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An outdoor pool at Cherry Lawn Park? Replacing two ball fields in front of Town Hall with an indoor pool and plenty of parking? Paddleboard courts at the Edgerton property? Those were some of the dozens of ideas consultants briefly outlined in a draft Darien parks master plan proposing big or small changes for each of the town’s parks and some other properties, including the town’s Edgerton and Ox Ridge tracts. (more…) Continue Reading →

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See What’s Being Proposed for Darien’s Parks and Recreation at a Public Hearing Wednesday

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See what’s being proposed for Darien’s parks in the future: A draft of a master plan for the town’s parks will be presented at a public hearing Wednesday evening, Sept. 20, in Town Hall. A second hearing is scheduled for Oct. 4. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Latest Darien Health Inspections of Food Serving Establishments, Including Two More Schools

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Results of health inspections at two school cafeterias and six other food-serving establishments in town recently were released by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Reporter Who Covers State Budget to Speak at LWV of Darien ‘Kickoff Dinner’

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The Darien League of Women Voters will hold a kickoff dinner on Thursday, Sept. 28 at the Wee Burn Beach Club in Rowayton featuring Keith Phaneuf, the state budget reporter for the Connecticut Mirror. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two Food-Serving Establishments Get Lowest (‘C’) Rating, 3 School Cafeterias Get A’s in Latest Health Inspections

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Two Darien eateries each got the lowest rating of “C,” and there was only a single mistake found at one of the three town schools inspected in the most recently released town Health Department inspection reports. (more…) Continue Reading →

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State Transportation Department to Repave All of Post Road in Darien from Sept 14 to Oct 13

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a nighttime milling and resurfacing project will be performed on a 3.81-mile section of Route 1 in Darien, Tuesday, Sept. 14, through Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Work hours will be 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Author and Columnist Thomas Friedman to Speak in Darien: Tickets on Sale Tuesday

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Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman will speak and take questions Thursday evening, Oct. 26 at the Country Club of Darien, with Scott Pelley, former CBS News anchorman and current “60 Minutes” correspondent, moderating the event. Tickets for the event are available online starting at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 5. (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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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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