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Your Ideas Wanted in Online Survey About Darien’s Needs for Parks & Recreation

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What should Darien’s parks and recreation services look like in the future, and how should they change to better serve the town’s residents? Town officials want to know and have set up this online survey open to all residents to benefit from your ideas and judgment. (more…) Continue Reading →

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GOP Consultant Ed Rollins Speaks May 5 at Woodway Country Club

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The New Canaan Republican Town Committee is pleased to announce that Ed Rollins, political analyst, political campaign strategist and presidential advisor, will be the keynote speaker at the 11th Annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner to be held at 7 p.m., Friday, May 5, 2017 at Woodway Country Club. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Low Rating for One Darien Food-Serving Location in Latest Darien Health Inspection Reports

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One Darien food-serving establishment received the lowest rating (“C”) from health inspectors among the six inspection reports just released by the town Health Department. (See all the inspection results below.)
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Darien Has Higher Rate of Ticks with Lyme Than State Average

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Three numbers tell this story: (1) Over the past decade, 27 percent of deer ticks tested across Connecticut were positive for Lyme disease; (2) so far this year, it’s 38 percent; (3) in Darien so far this year, it’s 47 percent. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Four Darien Food Establishments Get Health Inspections: Here’s How They Were Rated

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Darien Health Department inspectors examined four different food-serving locations recently, assigning them state scores and giving each of them one of three town ratings of A, B or C.
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Lane Closures Coming Saturday Thru Wednesday in & Near Darien

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In and around Darien this weekend, April 22 to 24 and on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 24 to 26, lanes or restrictions will be on these roads, the Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced. The department’s latest announcement is on top of road closures in downtown Stamford this weekend and Merritt Parkway ramp closures on Wednesday. (more…) Continue Reading →

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In 11 Recent Health Inspections at Darien Food-Serving Establishments, Most Get Top Grades

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Darien Health Department inspectors examined 11 different food-serving locations recently, giving seven of them “A” ratings and four others “B” ratings. None were given the lowest grade of “C.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Ratings from the Latest 10 Darien Restaurant Health Inspections

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Six local food-serving establishments were recently inspected by the Darien Health Department, all received the top town rating of “A” although some violations of the state health code were found. (more…) Continue Reading →

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ConnDOT Plans to Have Merritt Parkway Signs Replaced in 2018

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is developing plans to replace the highway signs and their support structures on a 38.3-mile stretch of the Merritt Parkway from the Connecticut/New York border in Greenwich to the Stratford/Milford town line. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Merritt Pkwy Project to Close Ramps Wednesday, April 26, Greenwich to New Canaan

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that construction will be resuming on Route 15 (Merritt Parkway) in Stamford and New Canaan from the Greenwich town line just north of Exit 31, North Street, to the vicinity of Exit 37, Route 124 (South Avenue) beginning on Monday, April 17, 2017.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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