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Panel Discussion on Opioid Abuse in Darien: If You Missed Others, Catch This One

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The First Congregational Church of Darien and Silver Hill Hospital are hosting a panel discussion to address the problem of drugs that plague our community. It will be held at the church at 11:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 1, at 11:30am. Although our focus will be on teens, all of us are affected by this crisis. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Reporter Who Covers State Budget to Speak at LWV of Darien ‘Kickoff Dinner’

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The Darien League of Women Voters will hold a kickoff dinner on Thursday, Sept. 28 at the Wee Burn Beach Club in Rowayton featuring Keith Phaneuf, the state budget reporter for the Connecticut Mirror. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Parent Workshop: Getting Your Freshman, Sophomore Kids Ready for School & College

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The Darien Depot Youth Center is hosting a workshop for parents of students in Grades 9 and 10 with advice on getting them ready for school and college admissions. The free seminar, presented by Successful Study Skills 4 Students and Collegewise, starts at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 2 at the Depot, 25 Heights Road. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New Monthly Meetings to Help Women Reach Financial Independence

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Join a new monthly roundtable meeting with lectures and discussions designed to assist women in reaching financial independence is starting at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 21 at Darien Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Author and Columnist Thomas Friedman to Speak in Darien: Tickets on Sale Tuesday

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Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman will speak and take questions Thursday evening, Oct. 26 at the Country Club of Darien, with Scott Pelley, former CBS News anchorman and current “60 Minutes” correspondent, moderating the event. Tickets for the event are available online starting at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 5. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Community Fund of Darien Offers ‘Active Parenting’ Course to Add to Your Parenting Skills

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Parents can register now for the Community Fund of Darien’s award-winning “Active Parenting” course designed to equip parents with the skills they need to meet the challenges of parenting toddlers to teenagers. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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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