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Democratic Town Committee Endorses Ned Lamont for Governor, Susan Bysiewicz for Lt Governor

Susan Bysiewicz and Ned Lamont candidates Democratic primary 2018
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On July 12, the Darien Democratic Town Committee unanimously endorsed Ned Lamont for governor and Susan Bysiewicz for lieutenant governor. The DTC urges all Darien Democrats to vote in the Aug. 14 primary either in person or by absentee ballot for those who will be out of town. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Hot Weather Can Stifle Airplane Takeoffs: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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Is it hot enough for ya? Even if you don’t believe it’s caused by humans, there is no doubt our planet is heating up. And as global warming increases, so will our travel problems. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Three Darien High School Seniors Raise Funds for Local Toddlers With Developmental Delays

DHS students STAR employee clients
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Three recent graduates of Darien High School — Lauren Larizza, Owen Stevens and Olivia Taylor — spearheaded a project to support STAR, Inc. as part of their senior internship with The Community Fund of Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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From the Subcontinent to Darien, Local Author Becomes TV Scriptwriter, Later Faces Social Media Mob

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Years after she left her job as a scriptwriter for the prime-time television series “Quantico,” Darien resident Sharbari Ahmed recently found herself a target on social media. It was made up of Twitter and Facebook users who were outraged that the show had a recent episode in which Hindu nationalist characters plotted a terrorist act that would be blamed on Muslims. (more…) Continue Reading →

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