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Learn About Delacroix Thursday, Then Go See the Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum

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Get a preview of the just-opened hit exhibit from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Devotion to Drawing: The Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix. Page Knox of Columbia University an the Met will talk about Delacroix from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 20 at Darien Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to $5 Million in Health Care Fraud in 3 Years

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Dr. Ramil Mansourov, 49, of Darien, pleaded guilty Monday before U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven to health care fraud and money laundering offenses. (more…) Continue Reading →

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After Numerous Arrests While Out on Bail, Some Unannounced by Darien Police, Darien Woman Back in Jail

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Adoabi Kurylov, 37, of Darien was charged with breach of peace in New Canaan on Wednesday after she confronted a driver while she was riding her bicycle, according to police in that town. In addition to other arrests previously reported, since the beginning of summer she has been arrested in Darien on 44 charges related to illegally obtaining prescriptions on 11 occasions. Westport police filed two similar charges. Darien police also charged her with driving while under the influence. None of these recent Darien charges have been announced by police. Continue Reading →

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Police: Apparently Intoxicated Man, 31, at Noroton Heights Station Breaks Window of SUV—the Wrong SUV

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At 12:57 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, a 31-year-old Darien man was standing by the platform at Noroton Heights Railroad Station, apparently heavily intoxicated, with a cut on his right hand, Darien police said. Someone had called Darien police to report that he had broken the window of a vehicle. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Apparently Intoxicated Man, 58, Causes Disturbance, Kicks at Police

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According to police, a 58-year-old man who appeared intoxicated (1) grabbed change from the tip jar at the Dunkin Donuts store downtown and put it in his pocket; (2) got agitated and tried to push a police officer when asked about that; (3) resisted arrest; (4) yelled profanities and racial slurs when arrested; (5) kicked at officers after they got handcuffs on him. That, police said, was how Kevin Oshea of Ardsley Road in Stamford spent part of his Friday night. Most of his Saturday was spent in jail. He’s scheduled to spend much of his Monday, Sept. 24, in court. Continue Reading →

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10 Years After Panel’s Report on ConnDOT — Improvements, Missed Opportunities: Cameron on Transportation

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In the “land of steady habits,” we don’t fix problems — we study them, over and over again. (more…) Continue Reading →

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First Selectman: State Might Pay for Darien/New Canaan Bike Route Signs, Publicity

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Darien and New Canaan officials, along with some cycling enthusiasts, have been discussing ways of promoting bicycle routes built for two towns, so that cyclists in one town might ride to the other, visiting Waveny Park, for example, or Weed Beach. First Selectman Jayme Stevenson said last week that the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has a grant program that could fund a project to put up bike route signs and even pay for publicity and promotional materials to encourage people to bike from one town to the other. (more…) Continue Reading →

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