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Learn About the Goals of ‘No Labels’ at the Darien League of Women Voters Annual Meeting May 25

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The Darien League of Women Voters will hold its Annual Meeting at the Country Club of Darien at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, May 25. The meeting will be followed at noon by lunch and a program titled “No Labels: The New Center Strikes Back.”

The speaker will be Clyde White, a member of the “No Labels” group. As he explains it, No Labels is the voice for the New Center, for the tens of millions of Americans who believe it is time to push back against the extremists on both sides who are making it virtually impossible to govern our country. (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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Darien Historian Kenneth Reiss to Speak at Daughters of the American Revolution Annual Lunch

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Local historian and the author of “The Story of Darien, Connecticut,” Kenneth Reiss will be the keynote speaker when Darien’s Good Wife’s River Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution holds their annual luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 5, at The Waters Edge at Giovanni’s, 2748 Post Road, Darien. After his talk, Ken will lead luncheon attendees on a tour of the recently restored Noroton River Graveyard, which is located next to the Water’s Edge. Many of Darien’s founding families are interred in that cemetery. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Donna Shalala Speaks April 19 in Darien at New Covenant Center Breakfast Fundraiser

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Former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala will speak in Darien at New Covenant Center’s Celebrity Breakfast fundraiser on April 19. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Drinking in Darien: Former School Resource Officer James Palmieri’s Perspective

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Drinking by teenagers in Darien is a subject Darien Police Detective James Palmieri has run across quite a bit in his eight years with the department. He recently concluded 4 1/2 years as school resource officer at Darien High School. Here’s what he had to say at a panel discussion Monday at Darien Library after a showing of “Haze,” a documentary film about binge drinking among teens and young adults. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Teens Have Died from Binge Drinking in Darien: Police Officer at Panel Discussion

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After a documentary film about the dangers of binge drinking among teenagers and young adults was shown at Darien Library on Monday night, James Palmieri, recently the school resource officer at Darien High School, told the audience that, just as in the documentary, a Darien teenager had died from the affects of binging on alcohol when his friends had left him. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Escalation’ Documentary About Relationship Violence: Screening & Discussion, March 27 & 28

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Adults and teenagers are invited to two separate screenings of Escalation — a powerful and emotional engaging film that illuminates the warning signs of unhealthy and potentially dangerous relationships. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Talk on Landscapes as Healthy Ecosystems ‘From Trees to Bees’ 7 PM, Tuesday, March 7

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Environmental Horticulturist Kim Eierman will share her knowledge on landscapes as healthy ecosystems in her lecture, “The EcoBeneficial Landscape: From Trees to Bees,” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 7 at the Darien Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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What Happens When Darien Police Visit an Under-Age Party with Alcohol

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When police are alerted to a teenage drinking party in Darien, most of what they do revolves around the safety of the under-age drinkers there and the safety of other people who might be on the road when intoxicated drivers from the party go home. That was one of the themes brought up by two Darien police officers involved with youths in town when the officers spoke recently at a meeting for parents at Darien High School. (more…) Continue Reading →

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