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Cramming Passengers on Planes Is Not Just Uncomfortable, It’s Also Unsafe: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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I hate to fly. It’s mostly an irrational fear of turbulence and crashing — little stuff like that. But in recent years, the whole experience of air travel has turned from uncomfortable to unbearable. (more…) Continue Reading →

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St. Luke’s Thursday Community Suppers: Building Community Meal by Meal

Red Sign Community Supper St. Luke's 05-04-17
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Have you ever driven down the Post Road on a Thursday and wondered about the red and white Community Supper signs? Community Supper might be the best kept culinary secret in town, except that it’s not secret to the 100-plus folks who come week by week to share a $1.00 meal in a friendly and welcoming environment. (more…) Continue Reading →

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At Last Weekend’s Food Drive, Rain Held Down Donations, But You Can Still Give Food: Letter

Stamp Out Hunger Logo NALC 05-11-17
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Still have a bag from last weekend’s food drive? You can take it to the Post Office this week or to Person-to-Person at or 1864 Post Road. They could really use it after the rain depressed regular donations by 20 percent. Here’s a letter from P2P’s director:

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Police: Parents Should Keep Their Legal Obligations in Mind When Their Teens Host Parties

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At this time of year, the Darien Police Department typically sees an increase in the number of calls for gatherings where minors are possessing and/or consuming alcohol. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Free Admission, Discounts or Other Offers at CT Museums & Attractions on June 10

Open House Day June 10 2017
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Save the date for the popular one-day-only statewide event in which destinations offer free or discounted admission, special activities or giveaways to Connecticut residents. Connecticut Open House Day on Saturday, June 10, sponsored by the Connecticut Office of Tourism, is designed to showcase Connecticut’s diverse offering of museums, theaters, historical sites and other attractions across the state. (more…) Continue Reading →

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