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Author to Talk About Her Nephew’s Recovery From Opioid Addiction, Sept 25 in Greenwich

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The story of how one young man triumphed over opioid addition is the subject of award-winning author Renée Hodges’ memoir, Saving Bobby: Heroes and Heroin in One Small Community, which she’ll discuss at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25 at the YWCA in Greenwich. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Broken Cooler in Cafe Gets It the Lowest Rating — ‘C’ — in Latest Darien Health Inspections

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The vendor operating the cafe at Darien YMCA, received a “C” rating, the worst in the town A-B-C ratings system, in the most recently released town Health Department inspection reports. The sole reason: The open “grab-and-go” cooler case was broken and found to be at 54 degrees.  It didn’t matter that the cafe’s state score was high — 94 — because the nonworking cooler is considered a serious violation under the state health code. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Restaurant, Supermarket Each Get Lowest Health Rating — ‘C’ — in Latest Inspections

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A Darien restaurant and a supermarket in town each received a “C” rating (the worst) in the six most recent health inspection reports released by the Darien Health Department. Each of the other four food-serving establishments, received “B” ratings in the inspections that took place from Aug. 17 to 22. None received an “A.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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For Second Time in a Row Darien Restaurant Gets Lowest Health Rating — ‘C’ — in Latest Inspections

Health Department Inspection Ratings Restaurants 11-17-17
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A reinspection of a restaurant that was given a “C” rating (the worst) resulted in the restaurant getting another “C” rating in the seven most recent health inspection reports released by the Darien Health Department. Of the other six establishments, two received A ratings and four got A’s. All the inspections took place  from Aug. 6 to 15. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Lowest Health Rating — ‘C’ — for Three Darien Food-Serving Establishments in Most Recent Inspections

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In the 13 most recent health inspection reports released by the Darien Health Department, three local food-serving establishments received “C” ratings — the worst. Of the other 10 establishments, five received B ratings and five got A’s. All the inspections took place  from Aug. 1 to 8. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Bike Safety ‘Roundup’ Saturday With Bike Checkups, Fun, Free Helmets

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A Bike Safety “Roundup” for kids and families on Saturday, Aug. 18 will feature bike checks, bike helmet checks, and certificates of completion for participants. There will be plenty of free giveaways, opportunities to touch a truck and refreshments will be served. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Protect Yourself and Your Family From Diseases With These Vaccination Shots

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You want to pass on certain things like family traditions, a grandmother’s quilt or dad’s love of books — but no one wants to pass on a serious illness. Take charge of your health and help protect those around you by asking about vaccines at your next doctor’s visit. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Latest Results from Town Health Inspections of Darien Restaurants

Health Department Inspection Ratings Restaurants 11-17-17
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In the four most recent health inspection reports released Thursday by Darien Health Department, each of the local restaurants inspected from July 27 to Aug. 1 received A or B ratings. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Road Race Coming Sept 16, Raises Money for Community Fund of Darien

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The 39th annual Darien Road Race is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 16 at Pear Tree Point Beach and includes a 1.5-mile Fun Run and, new this year, a 5-mile race. This year’s race will feature “The Finish Line” tent with music, games, sponsor booths, silent auction and an awards ceremony. The race, organized by the Community Fund of Darien, has raised a significant amount of money over the years to benefit our neighbors with critical needs in Stamford, Norwalk and Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Learn How to Stop Traumatic Bleeding With this Free Class on Wednesday

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The top cause of preventable death in trauma is bleeding. Twenty percent of people who have died from traumatic injuries could have survived with quick bleeding control. You can make a difference and possibly save a life by knowing what to do by taking a two-hour class being offered from 4 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, at Stamford Hospital’s Tully Health Center, 32 Strawberry Hill Court in Stamford. (more…) Continue Reading →

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