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How Darien Restaurants, Schools, Elderly Residences and Other Establishments Fared in Latest Inspections

Health Rating Bodega Taco Bar
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Here’s how Darien restaurants and other food-serving places fared in the latest inspection reports, released Thursday by the Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Health Department: Protect Yourself and Your Family from Radon — Get a Free Test Kit

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People who don’t smoke can still get lung cancer, and breathing indoor air with elevated levels of radon is one of the biggest causes for non-smokers. High levels of radon get in some homes and not others, and the way to find out is by using a test kit. Lucky for you, Darien Health Department has them and is giving  away a limited supply free test kits. Winter is the best time to test — so get your kit soon. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Parenting Workshop on Talking to Children About Sexuality

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Do you feel flustered or tongue-tied when the subject of sexuality comes up with your children? Are you uncertain about what words to use and what message to send? On Jan. 29, educator Deborah Roffman will be sharing her advice for having these important but anxiety-provoking conversations in her talk at The Children’s School, “Right from the Start: Sexuality Education in Early Childhood.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘C’ Ratings for Supermarket, Restaurant in Latest Darien Health Inspections

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Two long-standing town institutions, one a restaurant and the other a supermarket, each received “C” ratings, the worst in Darien’s A/B/C health inspection ratings system, in the latest reports released by the town Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Dialectical Behavior Therapy’ to Treat Mental Health Conditions: Presentation on Jan 16

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Two therapists will explain how a method called dialectical behavior therapy can help people with intense, difficult-to-tolerate emotions and mental health conditions in a talk Jan. 16 sponsored by NAMI Southwest CT, an area mental health support group. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘C’ Rating for One Place in Latest Darien Health Inspection Reports

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One restaurant in Darien received a “C” rating, the worst grade in town Health Department’s A/B/C ratings system, in the inspection reports released Thursday by the Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Expert Talks on ‘Social Anxiety and Generalized Anxiety Disorder’ in Youth at Darien Library on Jan 8

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Youth today worry about academics, sports, college. When is it too much? The Darien Special Education Parents Advisory Committee and Darien Library invite you to a presentation Jan. 8 on “Social Anxiety & Generalized Anxiety Disorder” by national expert Jerry Bubrick, PhD. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Three Darien Restaurants Get ‘C’ Ratings in Latest Reports from Health Inspections

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Three restaurants in town received a “C” ratings, the worst grade in the town’s  A/B/C ratings system, in the inspection reports released Thursday by the Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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