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Don’t Blame the Trucks for I-95 Congestion: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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When it comes to our horrendous traffic, especially on I-95, everybody wants to find blame with someone other than themselves. “Who are these people and why are they driving now, on “my” road?” they ask. (more…) Continue Reading →

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More Letters to the Editor on the Klein/Wood Race for State Representative

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Darienite.com accepts letters to the editor about candidates running for office in the Nov. 8 election, but only up through the end of the day on Halloween, Oct. 31. Email your letter to dave@darienite.com. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letters to the Editor on Wood vs Klein in Race for 141st State Rep District

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Darienite.com will accept letters to the editor about candidates running for office in the Nov. 8 election, but only up through the end of the day on Halloween, Oct. 31. Email your letter to dave@darienite.com. These letters about the election recently came in: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: Randy Klein Understands the Education Aid Challenges Facing Darien

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To the Editor:

As a former teacher and guidance counselor at Darien High School, I’ve had the privilege of working with many Darien students. We are fortunate to live in a community that places a high value on the education of our children.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Talking Transportation: Bikes on the Train

Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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Days before the CDOT opens public hearings on proposed 5% fare increase on Metro-North, Governor Malloy held a media event to promote good news about “improved service” on our highest-fares-in-the-nation railroad. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Chamber of Commerce Supports Corbin/Post Road Redevelopment Proposal: Letter

Market Green 6-22-16
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Dear Editor:

In the last ten plus years Darien has become more vibrant, and many exciting new merchants and restaurants have opened in downtown Darien. Grove Street Plaza, envisioned and built by Penny Glassmeyer, has become a wonderful center in town for concerts, arts fairs, and gatherings. 1020 Post is an elegant building built by David Genovese that is loved and frequented by so many Darien residents. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Talking Transportation: Blame Legislature, Not Malloy, for Proposed Fare Hike

Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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Editor’s note: Darienite.com is now carrying Jim Cameron’s “Talking Transportation” column. Here’s our first one:

By JIM CAMERON

Sure, it was sleazy of Governor Malloy and the CDOT to release news of a proposed 5 percent fare hike on Metro-North on a Friday afternoon in July, hoping nobody would notice. But the more I dig into the proposal, the more I realize the Governor and CDOT are not to blame. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: Ehlers Says Duff Helped Finance Study of Mileage Tax He Says He Doesn’t Want

Greg Ehlers THUMBNAIL 5-13-16
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Sen, Bob Duff has become a politician with many opinions on the key issues affecting the families he claims to represent in Hartford. Nowhere is that more evident than with a new proposal that would slam all Connecticut drivers with a mileage tax. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Election Letters to the Editor Deadlines for Darienite.com

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You can send a letter to the editor about a candidate in Tuesday’s election as late as 11:59 p.m. Friday night if the letter mentions an opposing candidate, and as late as 11:59 p.m. Saturday if the letter is about a candidate you’re supporting. Don’t make the letters too long, but we don’t have a word limit. Send all letters to dave@darienite.com. We reserve the right to edit down letters for inappropriate content or length, but that problem hasn’t come up so far. Continue Reading →

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