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Boy Scouts Accept Donations for Annual Tag Sale on These Dates in April

Darien Boy Scout Tag Sale 03-15-17
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The 45th Annual Darien Boy Scouts Giant Tag Sale is scheduled for Sunday, May 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Andrew Shaw Memorial Scout Cabin at 140 West Ave. Start your spring cleaning now and let our scouts help you reduce, reuse, and recycle your clutter into another’s treasure! (more…) Continue Reading →

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Now You Can Recycle Smoke Detectors at Darien Recycling Center

Darien Recycling Center smoke detectors 01-23-17
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Smoke detectors can now be recycled at the Darien Recycling Center! Why recycle them? Most older (ionization) smoke detectors contain a tiny amount of radioactive material, which is sealed inside the device and poses no hazard to users, but should not be thrown in the trash or put in with single stream recycling. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Eversource Announces Its CT Tree-Trimming Program for 2017

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Working closely with community leaders and tree wardens throughout Connecticut, Eversource’s team of licensed arborists has developed a well thought-out tree trimming plan for 2017 that carefully balances the need for electric reliability while maintaining community aesthetics.   (more…) Continue Reading →

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Talk on Landscapes as Healthy Ecosystems ‘From Trees to Bees’ 7 PM, Tuesday, March 7

Kim Eierman environmental horticulturist 02-25-17
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Environmental Horticulturist Kim Eierman will share her knowledge on landscapes as healthy ecosystems in her lecture, “The EcoBeneficial Landscape: From Trees to Bees,” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 7 at the Darien Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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