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With Recreational Pot Likely Coming to CT, We All Should Know the Public Health Concerns

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While the bill approving the sale of recreational marijuana still has a way to go before being adopted, we should realize that, at some point in the not-too-distant future, recreational marijuana could very likely be available in Connecticut. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Latest Darien Restaurant Health Inspection Reports

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Five Darien restaurants each received an “A” — the best rating in the town’s A-B-C health inspection ratings system, and two others received a “B” in the seven most recent reports released Thursday by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police Chief Raymond Osborne to Retire Sept 1 After Two Years Running the Department

Raymond Osborne Capt. Darien Police Chief 02-02-17
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Darien Police Chief Ray Osborne, a 35-year veteran of the Darien Police Department, has announced he will retire later this year on Sept. 1. Osborne notified the Darien Police Commission and First Selectman Jayme Stevenson earlier this week. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Latest Reports on Health Inspections for Darien Food Serving Establishments

Health Department Inspection Ratings Restaurants 11-17-17
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Six food serving establishments received an “A” and five others a “B” in the latest food health inspection reports released by Darien Health Department on Thursday. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien’s Bulk Pickup Begins April 9, Use the Town Website to Schedule Yours

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On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, starting April 9, Darien Department of Public Works crews will be picking up bulky items for residents who make appointments on the town website. But you can’t get a pickup on April 9 because that date has already been filled up and is no longer available — apparently people who wound their way into the town government website got there before you. The first available date is now Wednesday, April 10. Darienite.com is telling you now so you don’t get delayed if you want an early pickup. You’ve got this weekend and the next to get your bulky undesirables ready and at the curb. Continue Reading →

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Public Hearing 8 PM Wednesday, March 27 on Draft of Darien Bag Ordinance, Now With Specifics

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The public is invited to speak about the specific draft proposal for a Darien bag ordinance restricting use of plastic bags at a Representative Town Meeting pubic hearing at 8 p.m., Thursday in the Town Hall Auditorium. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Republican Town Committee Now Accepting Applications for Candidate Endorsements

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The Darien Republican Town Committee is now accepting applications for these positions: The Board of Selectmen, town treasurer, tax collector, Board of Finance, Board of Education, Board of Assessment Appeals, Planning & Zoning Commission, and constables. (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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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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