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Lowest Rating — ‘C’ — for Two Establishments in Latest Health Inspection Reports

Health Department Inspection Ratings Restaurants 11-17-17
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Two Darien establishments received a “C” rating, the worst in the town A-B-C ratings system, in in the nine most recently released Health Department inspection reports. Two other establishments were rated “B”, and five more received an “A.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Seven-Year Prison Sentence for John DiMenna, Formerly of Darien, for Fraud Scheme

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John DiMenna, 75, until recently from Darien, was sentenced to seven years and one month in prison for defrauding investors of more than $64 million in frauds related to an “extensive real estate investment and financing scheme.” Many Darien residents invested in DiMenna’s companies and projects. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Family Away, Real Estate Agents Take People Through Home, $11K Watch in Dresser Missing

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A watch valued at $11,084 was reported missing from a dresser drawer in a home on Midbrook Lane. The victim and his family had been away for a weeklong trip recently while the home was for sale and potential buyers were shown through it, police were told. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien’s Police Sgt. with a Doctorate to Deliver Keynote Address at Academic Conference

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Darien Police Patrol Sgt. Jeremiah Johnson won’t be on duty at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 4, whatever shift he’s on. Instead, he’ll be about to deliver the keynote address at the 2018 Western Research Day conference at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury. And they’ll be addressing him as “Dr. Johnson” because he is one. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Oops: Woman Tells Police $12,000 in Cash Taken From Unlocked Car at Park

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Darien police say a woman told them Wednesday not only that she had not locked her car when she parked at Stony Brook Park on Ledge Road, but that she’d left her purse in it — containing cash totaling $12,000. The purse and the money were gone when she got back to the car, she told police. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Aquarion Accepting Nominations for CT ‘Environmental Champion Awards’

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As the May 1 nomination deadline for its eighth annual Environmental Champion Awards approaches, Aquarion is reminding schools, businesses, environmental organizations and the general public that nominations are still being accepted for outstanding voluntary achievements to protect and restore Connecticut’s natural environment. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plastics and Microplastics in Long Island Sound: Panel Discussion, 3 PM Saturday in Greenwich

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In conjunction with its environmental art exhibition, “Hazardous Beauty,” Flinn Gallery presents a panel discussion: “Plastics and  Microplastics in our L.I. Sound on Saturday, April 7 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Greenwich Library’s Cole Auditorium. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Former Ambassador to South Korea Speaks Wednesday to Darien Men’s Association

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Ambassador Donald Gregg will talk about the challenges facing the Korean peninsula, its impact on neighboring U.S. allies in the Asia Pacific region and what policy options exist for the current administration on Wednesday, April 11 at the Darien Men’s Association. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Lowest Rating — ‘C’ — for One Restaurant in Latest Health Inspection Reports

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One Darien restaurants received a “C” rating, the worst in the town A-B-C ratings system, in in the six most recently released Health Department inspection reports. Three other establishments were rated “B”, and two more received an “A.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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