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Kindergarten Immunizations Low at Royle, Ox Ridge Schools, Wide Variations Across Town

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Kindergarten children at Royle and Ox Ridge schools in Darien had so many exemptions to state student vaccination requirements in the last school year that the schools are among 134 across the state that fall below the recommended 95% rate. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Man, 33, After He Drives Car Into Rocks by the Side of the Road

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A 33-year-old driver with passengers in his car drove through an intersection and into a pile of rocks just at about 9:13 p.m., Sunday, while he was intoxicated, police said. There were two passengers in the car with him; nobody was harmed. (more…) Continue Reading →

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For Those With Family Members With Special Needs: Experts to Discuss Estate Planning

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A free presentation and discussion next week on estate planning for those who have family members with intellectual and emotional disabilities. At the event, co-sponsored by Star, Inc., Lighting the Way and JumpSTARs  a lawyer as well as UBS investment and planning specialists will speak. A complimentary continental breakfast will be served. (more…) Continue Reading →

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How Health Inspectors Rated Restaurants and Other Food Serving Places in Darien

Health Department Inspection Ratings Restaurants 11-17-17
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Here’s how Darien restaurants and other food-serving places fared in the six inspection reports, most recently released by the Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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You Can Catch a Ride on a Helicopter: Technology First Flown in Connecticut: Cameron on Transportation

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Have you ever flown in a helicopter? They seem such a glamorous (if expensive) way to travel, bypassing the traffic en route to the airport or sightseeing over rugged terrain. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Woman, 34, Charged After Not Supervising Boyfriend’s Two Children, Ages 3 and 8, in Neighborhood

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After a 3-year-old girl was seen walking a dog near the intersection of Noroton Avenue and West Elm Street, and her 8-year-old brother on a bicycle in the neighborhood, their father’s girlfriend was charged with leaving them unsupervised, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Drive Carefully Near Tokeneke School on Saturday During Pumpkin Carnival, and Here’s Where to Park

Tokeneke Pumpkin Carnival 10-12-17
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Because of the expected crowds and traffic surrounding Tokeneke School during the annual Tokeneke Pumpkin Carnival this Saturday, Darien police have issued a traffic advisory and pointed out where extra parking is available. Police said you can’t park on Old Farm Road, where the entrances to the school are located, nor on private streets in the Tokeneke Association. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Man, 32, After Car Crashes Into Stone Wall Near Sharp Curve on Hollow Tree Ridge Road

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A 32-year-old driver who received a minor injury when his car struck a stone wall on the side of Hollow Tree Ridge Road in August has been charged with driving while under the influence, Darien police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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State Rep Terrie Wood Holds Oct 23 Info Meeting on State Policies, Taxes Affecting Businesses

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State Rep. Terrie Wood, together with state Rep. Gail Lavielle, will hold a meeting in Norwalk for constituents to talk about “new taxes, fees and policies that will affect Connecticut businesses,” she announced Tuesday in an email to constituents. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Public Invited to Brown Bag Lunch with DHS, Middlesex Police Resource Officers, Oct 24 at Depot

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You can meet and talk with Darien’s two school resource officers, the police assigned to Darien High School and Middlesex Middle School, at a brown bag lunch on Oct. 24 at the Depot Darien Youth Center. (more…) Continue Reading →

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