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What Happens When Darien Police Visit an Under-Age Party with Alcohol

Mark Cappelli Bryan Wallman 02-21-17
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When police are alerted to a teenage drinking party in Darien, most of what they do revolves around the safety of the under-age drinkers there and the safety of other people who might be on the road when intoxicated drivers from the party go home. That was one of the themes brought up by two Darien police officers involved with youths in town when the officers spoke recently at a meeting for parents at Darien High School. (more…) Continue Reading →

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DHS Principal Ellen Dunn on Drugs, Drinking, Disciplining Students and What Parents Can Do

Ellen Dunn Darien High School Teen Drinking Substance Abuse 02-12-17
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Even when Darien High School administrators are dropping the proverbial hammer down on your child in high school, the hammer is only proverbial, Principal Ellen Dunn told parents at a recent meeting — administrators are trying to help, and discipline can be a turning point for your kid. Or, as she put it: “The lucky ones get caught.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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UPDATE: New Twist: Man in Camouflage Near High School Found After Earlier ‘Lock In’ at School

Darien High School DHS 9-13-16
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Update, 1:22 p.m.:

A man wearing camouflage when he was bow hunting near the high school has been found, Darien police announced, and they say he was hunting not on school grounds, but in the woods nearby, where he was authorized to do so. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Tokeneke Aces Health Inspection ‘Retest’ & All Public Schools Now Inspected

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Tokeneke School cafeteria received a perfect score of 100 in its most recent inspection on Jan. 22 after the school received an uncharacteristic “Poor” rating on Jan. 12, when a health inspector found food not being kept at the proper temperatures. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Ties to Both Darien & New Canaan: Who These Poor, Conflicted Souls Will Root For

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NewCanaanite.com published this article on those unfortunates among us who have divided loyalties, with a little guy with (ram) horns whispering in one ear that they should root for the red team and an angel on their other shoulder recommending they stay true blue: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien High School Bus Routes: 2015-2016 School Year

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Update 5:28 p.m., Monday: 

The school district has made some changes to the bus route schedules by adding back some stops that had been removed in a new scheduling system. Superintendent of Schools Dan Brenner says the changes are “very limited.” The school district website will have updated information, he said, although as of this point the information on changes to bus route schedules is difficult to find on the website. (We just looked, and we couldn’t find it.) The information should be easier to find starting Tuesday, Brenner said. Original article:

Here’s the 2015-2016 Darien High School bus route schedule from the school district: (more…) Continue Reading →

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