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Darien High School Becomes Large Art Gallery for Student Works

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Darien High School felt more like an art museum Monday night as students, teachers and parents wandered hallways, open spaces, and corners of the Library for the annual 9th through 12th grade Art Show. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Former First Selectman Evonne Klein Receives Award for Promoting Access to Housing

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Former Darien selectwoman and current state Housing Commissioner Evonne Klein has received an award in part for “her efforts to expand access to affordable housing through legislative action that would discourage exclusionary zoning practices,” the state Department of Housing announced. (more…) Continue Reading →

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The Rise and Demise of New York City’s First Subway: Cameron on Transportation

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A secret project, defying the government, helped build America’s first subway. It only ran for three years but carried hundreds of thousands of passengers, even though it only spanned 312 feet. And it was powered by air. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Don’t Get Fooled by the ‘Secret Shopper’ Scam

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Scammers need a good story to get to your wallet. Once they find one that works, they use it again and again. One of their old favorites brings together fake checks and secret shopping, and we’ve been hearing a lot about it lately. (more…) Continue Reading →

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