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College Consultants in Greenwich Offer New Application Essay Review Service, ‘Essay Rx’ Thru Dec 20

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A Bloc of Writers, a Greenwich-based writing, editing, and tutoring company, has launched a new service called Essay Rx, designed to help students proof, polish, and perfect their college admissions essays. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Teens Tell Board of Selectmen About What They Get Out of the Depot Youth Center

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Learning the signs that someone might be suicidal, talking about problems (or anything) at Girls Night Out meetings, helping educate other teenagers about safety through the Students Against Destructive Decisions group, learning about mental illness, substance abuse, distracted driving, teen relationship violence. Those were the topics that nine Darien teenagers have been learning about at the Depot Youth Center, they told the Board of Selectmen at a recent meeting.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Theatre 308’s ‘Our Town’ Thursday Performance Postponed to 2 PM Saturday

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Due to the weather and the school district decision to cancel after-school and evening activities, the Thursday evening Theatre 308 performance of Our Town has been rescheduled for this Saturday, Nov.17 at 2 p.m.

Tickets purchased for Thursday will be honored for the 2 p.m. Saturday show. Separately, the play is being performed Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. (more…) Continue Reading →

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For Those Interested in STEAM Careers, Housatonic Community College Holds STEAM Fest 2018

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Housatonic Community College (HCC) invites the community to STEAM Fest 2018 — a celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics on Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 7 and 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the HCC campus. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Here’s a Peek at Tuesday Night’s Briefing on the Darien Student Survey on Risky Behaviors

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At 7 p.m. on Tuesday night, the Community Fund of Darien will present to the public its survey of 1,800 town students on risky behaviors and how well or poorly teens are avoiding them. The presentation starts at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of Darien Library. This appears to be part of what they’ll say, from  slides about the latest survey that are currently posted on the organization’s website (alterations may be made in the actual presentation): (more…) Continue Reading →

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