David Gurliacci

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Restaurant Says It’s Got a Right to Stay Open, Could Block or Delay Demolition of Noroton Heights Shopping Center

Main Entrance Jimmy's Southside Tavern
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The owners and managers of Jimmy’s Southside Tavern at the back of the Noroton Heights Shopping Center say the restaurant hasn’t been given an adequate offer to void its lease, and they intend to keep the place open. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Royle School Principal Dean Ketchum Resigns, Assistant Middlesex Principal Garan Mullin Named Interim Principal

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Dean Ketchum has resigned as principal of Royle Elementary School, Darien Schools Superintendent Alan Addley announced Monday afternoon in an email to parents. Addley gave no indication why Ketchum resigned or whether Ketchum was going to another job. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Kids Invited to Join the Darien YMCA Pirhanas Swim Team: Build Strong Character, Muscles, Even Appetites

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Become a part of the team! The Darien YMCA Piranha’s competitive swim program offers children and teens an opportunity to work with trained coaches to improve swimming skills, endurance and promote a healthy lifestyle. Participants build character values through personal improvement, training, goal-setting, teamwork and competition. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Man, 43, Encouraged Two Underage Caddies to Drink Alcohol, Held Drinking Games on Golf Course

Darien police arrest photo James Hurty, 43, of the Post Road in Darien
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A 43-year-old Darien man golfing at Wee Burn Country Club not only provided alcohol to two caddies, both under 21, but encouraged them to drink more by holding drinking games, police said. The man’s encouragement was “somewhat forceful” in the words of the Darien police announcement, which relied on the accounts of one or both of the caddies. Later that day, June 25, one of the caddies was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Connecticut Tax Free Sales Week Runs From Sunday, Aug 18 to Saturday, Aug 24

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You know school is starting soon when the state announces “Tax Free Week.”

Per statute the 19th annual Tax Free Sales Week, which begins on the third Sunday of each August, is right around the corner. (more…) Continue Reading →

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You Can Petition to Go On The November Ballot to Fill a Vacancy in the Representative Town Meeting

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Looking to get involved in the workings of our Town? Since it’s expected that the Representative Town Meeting will have some vacancies going into the Nov. 5, 2019 election, town officials are  seeking interested registered voters who can petition their way onto the RTM portion of November’s ballot. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Stamford Restaurant Weeks, With Special Dining Deals, Run from Aug 19 to Sept 1

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Downtown Stamford Restaurants (list below) participating in Stamford Restaurant Weeks this year will be offering special multi-course menus and dining deals for two full weeks, from Monday, Aug. 19 to Sunday, Sept. 1. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Hell Without the Brimstone on an Amtrak Train Without Air Conditioning: Cameron on Transportation

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It was the railroad trip from hell: the hottest day of the year, stuck for five hours on a sold-out Amtrak train where only half the cars had air conditioning. (more…) Continue Reading →

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