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In Democratic Primary for Governor, Darien Ranked No. 3 in Support of Lamont & Rejection of Ganim

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Greenwich resident Ned Lamont beat the felonious Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim by 88.2 percent to 18.8 percent across the state. In Darien, the percentage difference was much higher: 94.31 percent to 5.69 percent. Only two other towns in the entire state were more supportive of Lamont over Ganim: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Human Services Director Thanks Darien Sport Shop for ‘Back-to-School’ Clothing Donation

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Darien Human Services Director Ali Ramsteck thanked Gina Zangrillo, president of Darien Sports Shop, for the gift of new children’s clothing, shoes and accessories for the town Human Services Department’s annual back-to-school assistance program. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Lowest Health Rating — ‘C’ — for Three Darien Food-Serving Establishments in Most Recent Inspections

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In the 13 most recent health inspection reports released by the Darien Health Department, three local food-serving establishments received “C” ratings — the worst. Of the other 10 establishments, five received B ratings and five got A’s. All the inspections took place  from Aug. 1 to 8. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Latest Results from Town Health Inspections of Darien Restaurants

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In the four most recent health inspection reports released Thursday by Darien Health Department, each of the local restaurants inspected from July 27 to Aug. 1 received A or B ratings. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Reminder: Restrictions on Darien Lawn Watering Are Mandatory — Twice a Week, No More

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Because reservoirs are expected to remain low at certain points of every year (especially this time of year) for the foreseeable future, there are mandatory water restrictions on all Darien property. First Selectman Jayme Stevenson recently described the restrictions and reminded residents that Aquarion Water Co. will be watching for violations more vigilantly especially now, when reservoir levels tend to drop. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Town Bicentennial Committee Formed, Applications for More Members Welcome

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With the 200th anniversary of Darien officially becoming a town in 1820, the town has established a Bicentennial committee to organize celebrations, First Selectman Jayme Stevenson announced at a Board of Selectmen meeting last week. If you have an interest, you’re welcome to volunteer. Just contact the First Selectman’s Office. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Senior Citizens Don’t Need a Car to Get a Dump Permit, They Can Get a Card Instead

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Darien seniors who want to keep their ability to drop things off at the town transfer station (also known as Darien Recycling Center or the dump) now can get an entrance pass not associated with a particular car — useful if the senior is no longer driving and has a friend or family member helping with that. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Appeals for Donated School Supplies: Rowayton Church’s Drive Runs Till Aug 15; Darien Human Services’ Runs Aug 13 to 30

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Children will start the school year with new backpacks filled with school must-haves, thanks to the backpack drive conducted annually by the United Church of Rowayton for the Department of Children and Families (DCF). (more…) Continue Reading →

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