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Leaving Team Sports and Becoming Socially Isolated in College Contributes to Binge Drinking

Letter to the Editor Battle of Braddock's Field
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Did you know that one of the greatest predictors of binge drinking in college is participation in team sports in high school? This fact is shocking to many parents in Darien when I have spoken this last year at the Darien schools. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Local Republican Candidates Will Best Fight Overbearing State Government

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This Halloween season, Hartford is ringing the doorbell and demanding all types of goodies: school regionalization (virtually certain to rise again from the dead), a confiscatory tolling scheme (trick or treat!), mandatory increases to the minimum wage (a horror show for small businesses), and state-wide vehicle and real estate taxes (truly wicked). (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: Please Join in This Petition for Human Rights in North Korea

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This letter for all the townspeople of Darien. For those of you who do not know me, I am a local naturopathic physician and attorney and have lived in Darien for 32 years. The letter I am writing you today is of urgent importance. It has come to my attention that there are up to 120,000 men, women and children being held prisoners in concentration camps in North Korea. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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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