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State Rep Pursues Bill That Would Allow Towns To Decide on Leg-Hold Trapping

Rosemary DeClue photo leghold trap fox New Canaan 01-09-16
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A state legislator is urging residents of area towns to contact their delegates to the Connecticut General Assembly as he pushes for a bill that would allow municipalities— rather than the state — to decide whether widely discussed leg-hold or “foothold” traps may be used in their towns. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Coyotes Attacking Pets in Darien, One Dog Killed

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The Darien Police Department and the town’s municipal animal control officer (MACO) have received several recent reports from residents about coyote sightings and some attacks on pets.  Over the past two weeks, there have been two reports of small dogs being attacked in the northern section of Darien.  In one of the incidents, the dog was killed. (more…) Continue Reading →

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