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Former Planning & Zoning Commission Chair Susan Cameron Resigns from Board

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Susan Cameron, previously chair of the Darien Planning & Zoning Commission, resigned her seat on the board, saying in a letter Tuesday that she was doing so for “an accumulation of personal reasons.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Man, 28, Driving West on Eastbound Side of Post Road

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At the stretch of the Post Road where a grassy median splits up eastbound and westbound traffic, a police officer recently saw an intoxicated driver going west on the eastbound side. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Woman, 33, Driving So Slow That Traffic Was Backing Up Behind Her — at 1:20 AM

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A Darien police officer saw a woman driving so slowly on Interstate 95 that traffic was backing up behind her as she changed lanes without using turn signals, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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This Week’s Highway Lane Closures Start Monday on Merritt Pkwy in New Canaan, Stamford

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Lane closures on parts of the Merritt Parkway and Interstate 95 will take place this week in Stamford, New Canaan and Norwalk, the state Department of Transportation has announced. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Income Tax-Related Identity Theft Scams Down But Not Out: How to Protect Yourself

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The good news is that ID theft scams are less prevalent than they were in previous years. The bad news is that there’s plenty still around. Both the Internal Revenue Service and Better Business Bureau have (overlapping) advice about protecting yourself from scammers who want your personal information for identity theft and tax fraud. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Reiss Fund Organizes First Darien Educators Leadership Conference & Wants Your Help

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After over 50 years of awarding summer learning grants to more than 500 Darien Public School teachers, the Reiss Fund, a community-based non-profit whose mission is to support Darien Public School teachers’ limitless quest for knowledge, has launched a new venture and is inviting the community to join in making it a success. On June 22, The Reiss Fund will host a one-day leadership conference open free of charge to all 435 Darien Public Schools teachers and administrators. (more…) Continue Reading →

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