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‘Norwalk Islands History, Secrets, Stories, Navigation’ Subject of Talk Wednesday Morning

Norwalk Islands Rick Delfosse
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Rick Delfosse, Coast Guard captain and certified boating instructor, will talk about “The formation of the Norwalk Islands: Their history, secrets, stories and navigation” at the Darien Men’s Association (DMA) on Wednesday, Nov. 1. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Former Whitewater Special Prosecutor Robert Fiske Jr. Speaks Wednesday at St Luke’s

Robert Fiske Jr. of Darien 10-26-17
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It’s been 23 years since a White House staffer’s mysterious death, charges of corruption and rumors about the president led to a special prosecutor’s appointment. That was Whitewater in 1994, and that special prosecutor was Darien resident Robert Fiske Jr. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Parks & Rec Commission Holding Off on Votes About Parks Master Plan, Ox Ridge Celebration

Word cloud parks and recreation survey 09-19-17
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The Darien Parks and Recreation Commission is postponing decisions related to the parks master plan, originally scheduled for its meeting Wednesday night, and instead will just hold another public hearing at Town Hall. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Free, Guided Nature Walk in Selleck’s Woods on Saturday, Oct 14 — Registration Required

Tree Walk Tree Conservancy 09-29-17
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Tree Conservancy of Darien, along with local non-profits Darien Nature Center, Darien Land Trust and Friends of Selleck’s Woods are co-hosting a Shinrin-Yoku walk, open to the community, with Certified Nature and Forest Therapy guide, Jeffrey Wyant. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Coming to a Park Near You? What Consultants Propose for Darien Parks

Stony Brook Park view 09-24-17 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:DarienCTStonyBrookParkLookingWest11172007.JPG
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Consultants hired by the town have made these recommendations for each of Darien’s public parks for a “master parks plan” meant to guide the town in making any improvements or changes to them. Town officials are asking the public for opinions about the recommendations. In this third article in a series, here’s what the consultants said about each park. Proposals for some other parks were covered in previous articles. (more…) Continue Reading →

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