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Darien Fifth Grader’s Essay Wins First Place in Both State and Northeast DAR Contests

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Brady Eldredge, who last February won the fifth-grade essay contest organized by Darien’s Good Wife’s River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution with his writing on the “Women’s Suffrage Campaign,” has won first place in the Connecticut DAR essay contest. The Hindley School fifth grader also recently was named winner of the Northeast Division DAR fifth-grade essay contest. Brady is the son of James and Jennifer Eldredge of Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Long Night Against Procrastination for High School Students: Sunday June 9 at Darien Library

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Settle in for some serious studying, Darien! The Long Night Against Procrastination is back again for final exams.

Modeled after similar programs at Duke and UNC Chapel Hill, the Long Night Against Procrastination is an after-hours event just for high school students to help them focus and study in a collegiate environment. (more…) Continue Reading →

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YWCA’s Toddler Time Fall Registration is Now Open

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Looking for a fun 2’s program? Now is the time to sign up your child for the YWCA’s ever popular Toddler Time program. Toddler Time is a fun-filled two-hour drop-off program where children have free play, story time, learn new songs, create works of art and make new friends in a class of up to eight students, taught by two experienced teachers. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Experts to Discuss Mental Health Problems Among College Students, Thursday, May 16

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Mental health problems among college students are on the rise. NAMI Southwest CT has assembled a panel of professionals in the fields of mental health and social work to talk at a pubic meeting Thursday, May 16 about ways to support students’ mental health before, during and after the transition to college. (more…) Continue Reading →

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