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GOP Town Committee Proposes David Brown for Board of Ed Seat Now Held by Hagerty-Ross; Caucus on May 29

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The Darien Republican Town Committee has proposed David Brown of Revere Road to replace Elizabeth Hagerty-Ross, a former chairperson of the Board of Education and currently it’s vice chairperson, on this November’s ballot. (more…) Continue Reading →

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In Latest Health Inspections, One Darien Restaurant Gets Lowest Rating — ‘C’

Health Department Inspection Ratings Restaurants 11-17-17
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One Darien restaurant received a “C” rating, the worst in the town A-B-C ratings system, in in the five most recently released town Health Department inspection reports, including three schools. The other four establishments were rated “A.”

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Area Household Hazardous Waste Collections Begin Saturday in Weston, Darien’s Is June 2

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Darien residents can bring household hazardous waste to various collection events held in southwest Fairfield County starting Saturday, April 28 in Weston and continuing about once a month through October. The next weekend, on May 5, there will be another one in Greenwich (see schedule below). (more…) Continue Reading →

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CT Transportation Commissioner Redeker: Rail and Road Debacle Coming Soon Unless Legislature Acts

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State Transportation Commissioner James Redeker recently announced in a letter and news release that proposed fare increases and service reductions would “undo decades of investment in our transportation infrastructure and initiate an economic death spiral for our economy.”

Here’s the news release, issued Tuesday, April 24, followed by the letter: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Public Invited to Representative Town Meeting District 1 ‘Town Hall’ Meeting

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District 1 Representative Town Meeting members will hold an information session for the public to discuss topics about town government from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 25. You’re invited to come learn about town issues being discussed, and we welcome your questions and feedback. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Lowest Rating — ‘C’ — for Two Restaurants in Most Recent Health Inspection Reports

Darien Health Department Inspection Ratings
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Two Darien food-serving establishments received a “C” rating, the worst in the town A-B-C ratings system, in in the nine most recently released Health Department inspection reports. Three other establishments were rated “B”, and nine more received an “A.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Lowest Rating — ‘C’ — for Two Establishments in Latest Health Inspection Reports

Health Department Inspection Ratings Restaurants 11-17-17
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Two Darien establishments received a “C” rating, the worst in the town A-B-C ratings system, in in the nine most recently released Health Department inspection reports. Two other establishments were rated “B”, and five more received an “A.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plastics and Microplastics in Long Island Sound: Panel Discussion, 3 PM Saturday in Greenwich

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In conjunction with its environmental art exhibition, “Hazardous Beauty,” Flinn Gallery presents a panel discussion: “Plastics and  Microplastics in our L.I. Sound on Saturday, April 7 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Greenwich Library’s Cole Auditorium. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Former Ambassador to South Korea Speaks Wednesday to Darien Men’s Association

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Ambassador Donald Gregg will talk about the challenges facing the Korean peninsula, its impact on neighboring U.S. allies in the Asia Pacific region and what policy options exist for the current administration on Wednesday, April 11 at the Darien Men’s Association. (more…) Continue Reading →

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