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Groundbreaking Ceremony Celebrates the Royle at Darien Senior Housing, Due in Summer 2020

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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal joined the Housing Authority of the Town of Darien, JHM Financial Group and other local officials to celebrate the groundbreaking for the $20 million senior housing development known as the Royle at Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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A Talk About That ‘Special Alchemy of Italy’ Wednesday Morning at the Darien Men’s Association

Carla Gambescia speaks Nov 6 2019 at Darien Men's Association
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What is it about Italy? Cultural Superpower yet merely a mountainous Mediterranean peninsula, Italy has exerted an outsized force on the world, Western civilization and the popular imagination over the course of millennia. Carla Gambescia, an author and lecturer on all things Italian, will speak Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the Darien Men’s Association’s morning meeting. (more…) Continue Reading →

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How to Protect the Elderly from Scams: Tips from the Federal Trade Commission

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The FTC just sent a report to Congress called Protecting Older Consumers 2018-2019. The report suggests steps to take to help protect older consumers from fraud. But the evidence also shows a thing or two everyone else can learn from them. Check out the sometimes surprising findings in this year’s report. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Talk on Teach for America by a Former Chairman of the TFA Board at Darien Men’s Association

Steve Mandel head shot Darien Men's Association
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Steve Mandel, recent Teach for America board chair, on Wednesday will give a talk discussing the organization’s unique approach to educating children from urban and rural low income communities. Mandel will speak at a meeting of the Darien Men’s Association from about 10:45 a.m. to 12 noon at the Darien Community Association. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Joan Lunden to Talk About Being a Caregiver at Silversource Luncheon Wednesday in Darien

Joan Lunden
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A trusted voice in our homes for more than 30 years, award-winning journalist and author Joan Lunden will serve as guest speaker at the SilverSource Inspiring Lives Benefit Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at Woodway Country Club in Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Seniors: Reserve a Seat Soon for At Home in Darien’s Annual Lunch with Speaker on Heart Disease

Dr. Mina Owlia from At Home in Darien
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All Darien seniors are invited to attend At Home in Darien’s Annual Luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at The Darien Community Association, where an expert on managing and preventing heart disease will speak. The lunch is free but seats are limited and must be reserved by Oct. 11. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Old Town Hall Homes Now ‘The Royle at Darien’ — You Can Be Notified When They Start Considering Applications

Rendering Front Royle at Darien
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Old Town Hall Homes is now being rebuilt, and it’s getting a new name to go along with the new, expanded number of apartments: “The Royle at Darien.” Royle School used to be on the site, even before the previous Town Hall was located there. You can now get on the notification list for those who want to apply for an apartment in the new building. (more…) Continue Reading →

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