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Letter: Thanks to Everyone Who Donated to the Human Services Household Goods Drive

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On behalf of the Darien Human Services Department, I would like to thank everyone who donated items to our Household Goods Drive last month. In particular, I want to thank Jack Holly and Boy Scout Troop 35 for their overwhelming support. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: Lots of Your Parenting Is by Example, Good and Bad, Including the Way You Abuse Substances

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Apple. Tree. Children by nature watch and mimic their parents’ behaviors, beliefs and attitudes. Health conscious parents take pride in modeling good nutrition and exercise for their kids. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: Darien United Supports ‘Our Darien’ Campaign to Rein In Risky Drinking

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This letter expresses Darien United’s support of the “Our Darien” campaign launched by the Thriving Youth Task Force of The Community Fund of Darien. This Campaign is vital to our community as it addresses the important issue of underage binge drinking as well as how surrounding community-wide norms can contribute to adolescent alcohol abuse. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: Friend of Controversial Greenwichite Carl Higbie Encourages Him to Run for 4th District House Seat

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Editor’s note: Carl Higbie of Greenwich has indicated he might run for the Republican nomination for the Fourth District U.S. House of Representatives seat currently held by Greenwich Democrat Jim Himes. Along with this letter to the editor, Darienite.com has included here some links to recent coverage of Higbie in GreenwichFreePress.com. We don’t normally do this for a letter to the editor, but we think background information is in order for someone who may be on the Darien ballot next year. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Arts Center Board Members Thank Caffè Nero for Hosting Fundraiser

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We are fortunate to have many individuals and local businesses that value the importance of arts in our community and that support the Darien Arts Center. The DAC, which is not subsidized by the town of Darien, solely depends on funding from its programs, donations, grants, and fundraising. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: Instead of More Tax Increases, CT Should Try More Spending Cuts

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Democrats are all about taxes! Darien residents and Connecticut residents have had enough!  Lamont is “now considering” taxing groceries. So, if I spend $100 on groceries, I will have to pay another $6 plus to the State government for the right to eat; if I want my asthma meds — $349/month — that equals another $20 to the state for the privilege of being able to breathe! (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter from Friends of Animals: Fencing, Not a Kill Permit, Is What’s Needed to Protect Pets from Coyotes

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The incident involving an attack on two dogs in Tokeneke is a most unfortunate event, but there is no reason why Darien residents should react by applying for kill permits from DEEP [the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection]. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: Get Connected to Make Changes: Come to a Darien Democratic Party Meeting

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I am a Darien resident and fan of Cristina Mittermeier, a conservationist, photographer, and co-founder of Sea Legacy.  She describes the attitude too many have as “S.el.f.i.e.” or “someone else is fixing it, eh?” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: Support William Tong, a Fighter, for Attorney General

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This letter is in support of William Tong for the extremely important post of attorney general of the State of Connecticut. William, who is a six-term state representative from Stamford and Darien, has been a great leader on the Judiciary Committee and passed crucial legislation for our state to keep all our citizens safe. (more…) Continue Reading →

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