Darien League of Women Voters 2017

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How Sexual Assault Is Dealt With, Reduced in Our Area

Does sexual assault happen here in Darien? Yes, it happens everywhere. You can learn more about what’s being done locally and in our area to deal with and reduce sexual assault at a presentation on Jan. 3 about the Center, the only agency in lower Fairfield County providing free and confidential services to victims of sexual assault. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New School Initiatives, Board of Education’s Role Discussed at Candidates Forum

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Later school starting times, the new Fitch Academy, technology in the schools and how the Board of Education communicates were some of the topics discussed by candidates for the school board at a recent election forum. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Reporter Who Covers State Budget to Speak at LWV of Darien ‘Kickoff Dinner’

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The Darien League of Women Voters will hold a kickoff dinner on Thursday, Sept. 28 at the Wee Burn Beach Club in Rowayton featuring Keith Phaneuf, the state budget reporter for the Connecticut Mirror. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Learn About the Goals of ‘No Labels’ at the Darien League of Women Voters Annual Meeting May 25

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The Darien League of Women Voters will hold its Annual Meeting at the Country Club of Darien at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, May 25. The meeting will be followed at noon by lunch and a program titled “No Labels: The New Center Strikes Back.”

The speaker will be Clyde White, a member of the “No Labels” group. As he explains it, No Labels is the voice for the New Center, for the tens of millions of Americans who believe it is time to push back against the extremists on both sides who are making it virtually impossible to govern our country. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Top Town Officials Discuss Community Issues at Library

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Where’s Darien headed in the future? What do town officials who pay attention to the town’s problems think are the most important ones, and where is the town doing well? What new services should we have or where are we wasting money? Get answers to these questions and more Wednesday night when Darien’s town officials come to speak and answer the public’s questions. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Help With Writing Letters to Your Elected Officials: Assistance Offered at Library Event

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Want to contact an elected official but not sure where to begin? Join The Darien League of Women Voters and Darien Library on Thursday, March 23  and make your voice heard. The League and the library are sponsoring a non-partisan letter writing campaign, “Engage Your Government”. (more…) Continue Reading →

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League of Women Voters Describes Legislative Coffee with Darien’s State Lawmakers

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The Darien League of Women Voters recently hosted a “legislative coffee” with state senators and representatives who represent the town. The organization provided this summary of what the lawmakers talked about: (more…) Continue Reading →

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