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One Food-Serving Place in Darien Gets Lowest Rating in Latest Health Inspections

Health Certificate Frosty Bear 01-19-17
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One food-serving establishment received the lowest rating (“C”), another received a middling rating (“B”) and six others got the best rating (“A”) in health inspection reports just released by the Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Former Whitewater Special Prosecutor Robert Fiske Jr. Speaks Wednesday at St Luke’s

Robert Fiske Jr. of Darien 10-26-17
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It’s been 23 years since a White House staffer’s mysterious death, charges of corruption and rumors about the president led to a special prosecutor’s appointment. That was Whitewater in 1994, and that special prosecutor was Darien resident Robert Fiske Jr. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New School Initiatives, Board of Education’s Role Discussed at Candidates Forum

Burke Maroney Ritchie LWV forum 10-26-17
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Later school starting times, the new Fitch Academy, technology in the schools and how the Board of Education communicates were some of the topics discussed by candidates for the school board at a recent election forum. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: GOP Selectmen Team’s Expertise, Vision Needed Now More Than Ever

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To the editor:

We strongly support the “Best for Darien” team — Jayme Stevenson, Susan Marks, and Kip Koons, because of the strong, insightful leadership they have consistently provided to our town. EDITOR’S NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR ELECTION-RELATED LETTERS IS 11:59 P.M., WEDNESDAY, NOV. 1. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Parks & Rec Commission Holding Off on Votes About Parks Master Plan, Ox Ridge Celebration

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The Darien Parks and Recreation Commission is postponing decisions related to the parks master plan, originally scheduled for its meeting Wednesday night, and instead will just hold another public hearing at Town Hall. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: Re-elect All Five of Darien’s Selectmen, Who Each Bring Something to the Table

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To the editor:

Jayme Stevenson, Susan Marks, and Kip Koons make a strong trio governing, developing, and protecting Darien. In fact all five members of the Board of Selectmen have done a great job, been effective, worked very well together. (more…) Continue Reading →

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