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Board of Tree Conservancy of Darien Participates in a ‘Forest Bathing’ Walk

Tree Conservancy of Darien Forest Bathing 911-05-16
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One of the goals of local nonprofit, Tree Conservancy of Darien, is to educate the community about the value of trees. It was with that goal in mind, that some TCD board members recently participated in a Shinrin-yoku walk hosted by Jeffrey and Donna Wyant, Certified Forest Therapy Guide Candidates with the Association of Nature & Forest Therapy Guides & Programs. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Town Government, Nonprofit Group to Study Goodwives River Water Quality

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The Advisory Commission on Coastal Waters of the Town of Darien announced a water quality study in Goodwives River. Scheduled to begin August 2016, the study is being conducted for Darien by Harbor Watch, a program of Earthplace in Westport and is expected to be completed in the coming year. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Aquarion: Please Don’t Water Lawns Thru Sunday — We Need to Conserve Water

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Aquarion Water Company, working in cooperation with town and city officials in Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan and Darien, is encouraging its customers to conserve water by not watering lawns through this Sunday, Aug. 21, due to the recent rain. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Road Race Starts at Pear Tree Point Beach on Sept 11

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The 37th annual Darien Road Race is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 at Pear Tree Point Beach and includes a 10K and 1.5 mile Loop. The race will feature “The Finish Line” tent with music, games, food trucks, sponsor booths, silent auction and an awards ceremony. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Whales Have Returned to Western Long Island Sound: What to Do If You See One

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This Maritime Aquarium blog post from Tuesday has some interesting information and advice about the whales that have returned to the Fairfield County coast:

Whales are making an appearance in Long Island Sound for the second summer in a row! One has even made an appearance at the Aquarium’s hometown in Norwalk. They’ve also been seen recently near Greenwich, Darien, and New Rochelle. (more…) Continue Reading →

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BREAKING: Pokémon Go Monsters Invade Darien — Cops to Assist with Citizens’ Arrests

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The Darien Police Department has just issued this bulletin on the Pokemon Go monsters now occupying various locations in our fair town. Police urge citizens to take appropriate precautions and are offering assistance with efforts to capture the invasive species: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Aquarion Water Company Asks Customers: Please Conserve Water

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With a lack of significant rainfall, and as a result of the Connecticut Department of Public Health’s advisory for water conservation, Aquarion Water Company is asking its customers to conserve water and reduce non-essential outdoor water use. (more…) Continue Reading →

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