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Letter: Re-elect All Five of Darien’s Selectmen, Who Each Bring Something to the Table

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Jayme Stevenson, Susan Marks, and Kip Koons make a strong trio governing, developing, and protecting Darien. In fact all five members of the Board of Selectmen have done a great job, been effective, worked very well together. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: Pam Sparkman Is Uniquely Qualified for the Board of Selectmen

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With the financial woes of our state effecting the Darien school system, it is more important to have someone on the Board of Selectman who is in tune with the needs of Darien students and parents.  Pam Sparkman is uniquely qualified to be that voice.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: GOP Selectmen Successfully Negotiated Ox Ridge Purchase, Developed Long-Term Strategies for Darien

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Although we are repeatedly reminded of the issues our state is facing as a result of the failed majority leadership in Hartford, we should rest assured that here in Darien we have proven leadership that is focused on the things that matter to Darien residents. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: We Need GOP Ticket’s Sound Leaders to Face Hartford’s Upcoming Challenges to Darien

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Our town is under assault from Hartford. Our family has lived in Darien for 47 years. We’ve greatly benefited from our town’s “uniqueness”— closeness to New York, the beauty of our shoreline, top educational system, appreciating real estate values, town safety and lasting friends. We are so fortunate. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: GOP Selectmen Have Town in Good Shape to Face CT Budget Mess

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Living here in lovely Darien, it is easy to fail to notice the turmoil in Hartford as Connecticut struggles to get a budget. For years, our leaders in Darien saw that eventually we would have to “go it alone” without state aid. That day is here. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Overnight ‘Sleeper’ Bus Service Has Started in California — Is It Coming to the East Coast?

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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We’ve all enjoyed a nap on Metro-North. The swaying action seems to induce a nodding-off, especially on the way home after a long day in the city. But it’s sleeping comfortably during long distance travel that seems like the holy grail for travelers. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Trump Admin Cancels Plan to Test Truck Drivers, RR Engineers for Sleep Apnea: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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Your daily commute just became more dangerous, thanks to the president. In his zeal to kill unnecessary federal regulations, President Donald Trump has ordered the cancellation of a plan to require mandatory sleep apnea testing for truck drivers and railroad engineers. (more…) Continue Reading →

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NJ’s No-Customer-Pumps-Gas Regulation and Other States’ — Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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Did you ever wonder why you can’t pump your own gasoline in New Jersey? Self-serve has been the rule nationwide since the first pump-your-own gas station opened in 1947 in California. All gas stations had previously been full-service. (more…) Continue Reading →

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