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Darien Police to Observe Autism Awareness Month with Vehicle Magnet, Training Seminar, Even Goodie Bags

Darien Police Autism Awareness magnet
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The Darien Police Department is a proud supporter of Autism Awareness Month.  Throughout the month of April, we will be joining hundreds of other agencies across the country in displaying a special Autism Awareness magnet on our police vehicles as part of the “Autism Patch Challenge.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Nine Darien Food-Serving Establishments Rated in Latest Health Inspection Reports

Health Department Inspection Ratings Restaurants 11-17-17
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The latest health inspection reports released Thursday by Darien Health Department were for inspectors’ visits to food-serving establishments from March 13 to 20. Nine establishments in town were inspected. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Elon Musk’s Idea of ‘Hyperloop’ Trains a Bit Too Loopy: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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Is Elon Musk a brilliant innovator, or is he just smoking dope? Well, we know the answer to the second question as a viral video has shown him puffing (legal) weed on a talk show. The man is under a lot of stress, right? (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Man Sentenced to 7+ Years for $5 Million in Health Care Fraud

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Ramil Mansourov, 49, of Darien was sentenced in federal court Monday to seven years and three months in prison and to pay back the $5 million he’d stolen in a health care fraud and money laundering scheme. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Worst Rating, ‘C,’ for One Darien Restaurant in Latest Health Inspection Reports

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A rating of “C,” the worst in the town’s A-B-C ratings system, went to one town restaurant in the nine food health inspection reports released Thursday by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Wi-Fi on Trains Should Wait — Coming 5G Will Make Current Wi-Fi Obsolete: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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Will Haskell is 22 years old, and he’s about two months into his first full-time paying job as a state senator representing the 26th District that covers most of interior Fairfield County. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Man, 40, Arrested for Stealing SUV on Sedgwick Ave, Burglarizing Home on Overbrook Lane

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A 40-year-old Bronx man accused of stealing an unlocked SUV from a driveway on Sedgwick Avenue and entering a home on Overbrook Lane the same night two months ago has been arrested, Darien police said. The initial report from a woman who saw the burglar dashing out of her house was that it was a female, but the man who was arrested on Tuesday and who was taken to court Wednesday morning told police he had committed the crimes alone. (more…) Continue Reading →

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