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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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Wi-Fi on Trains Should Wait — Coming 5G Will Make Current Wi-Fi Obsolete: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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Will Haskell is 22 years old, and he’s about two months into his first full-time paying job as a state senator representing the 26th District that covers most of interior Fairfield County. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Man, 40, Arrested for Stealing SUV on Sedgwick Ave, Burglarizing Home on Overbrook Lane

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A 40-year-old Bronx man accused of stealing an unlocked SUV from a driveway on Sedgwick Avenue and entering a home on Overbrook Lane the same night two months ago has been arrested, Darien police said. The initial report from a woman who saw the burglar dashing out of her house was that it was a female, but the man who was arrested on Tuesday and who was taken to court Wednesday morning told police he had committed the crimes alone. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Woman, 51, Who Didn’t Realize What Town She Was Driving In

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A 51-year-old woman charged with driving while under the influence was stopped by a police officer after the officer saw her swerving her car out of its lane several times and turning without using a blinker police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Theatre 308 Presents ‘Chicago: The Musical’ at Darien High School, March 22 to 30

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It would be criminal if you missed it: Darien High School’s Chicago the Musical! Theatre 308 will present the high school edition of the longest running American musical in Broadway history, Chicago, at the Darien High School Auditorium, March 22 – 30, 2019. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Driver, Angry and Drunk, Harassing Another Motorist

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If you’ve got almost three times the legal limit for alcohol in your bloodstream, getting behind the wheel is a bad idea. Getting behind the wheel in that condition and then getting so angry at another driver that you follow her is a worse idea. Darien police say that’s what a 30-year-old man did early Sunday evening. Right up to the Darien Police Headquarters on Hecker Avenue, where the victim drove, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Tolling and Trolling — Ned, Sell Your Case or Succumb to GOP ‘Zombies’ — Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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Was anyone really surprised when Ned Lamont did a flip-flop on tolls? Not me. If you’ll remember when he first announced his candidacy for governor, he said he’d sign a toll bill his first day in office. Then he saw the polling data and backtracked, saying he’d only toll trucks. (more…) Continue Reading →

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How to Find and Work With a Graphic Designer for Your Organization’s Project

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Darien Library will host a workshop Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. that will describe how to find and work with the perfect graphic designer for your new product or service. You will have a better feel for how to judge their past work, and how to start the whole design process and end up with the right results. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Rotary’s ‘Spring Into Wellness’ Fair Benefits Carver Foundation Scholarships to NCC

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To welcome in Spring 2019, Darien Rotary Club will host a Spring Into Wellness! Fair on Thursday, March 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to welcome in Spring 2019 and benefit a good cause. (more…) Continue Reading →

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One Darien Restaurant Gets Second ‘C’ Rating in a Row in Latest Health Inspection Reports

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For the second time in almost two weeks, one Darien restaurant received a rating of “C,” — the worst in the town’s A-B-C ratings system —  in the eight food health inspection reports released Thursday by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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