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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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UPDATE: Trails Discovery Day POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER

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Update, 2:15 p.m., Friday:

The Darien Land Trust is postponing Trails Discovery Day. The organization posted this announcement on Facebook:

We are postponing Trails Discovery Day until Sunday, September 11th due to weather. Please call 203.655.4148 with any questions. (more…) Continue Reading →

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If You Shop at Whole Foods on Tuesday, 5% Goes to Darien Land Trust

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On Tuesday, April 19, a visit to Whole Foods Market: Darien means more than simply a cart full of natural and organic foods. On this day, Whole Foods will pledge 5 percent of every purchase to the Darien Land Trust to help fund outdoor educational experiences for the entire community. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Gorham’s Pond Tide Gates to Open From March 14 to 18

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The Town of Darien Department of Public Works will open the Gorham’s Pond Tide gates from Monday, March 14, 2016 with scheduled closing on Friday, March 18, 2016 for periodic flushing and cleaning of pond. (more…) Continue Reading →

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