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Have Your Dump Permit? Fireworks Pass? Dog Registered? Beach Sticker? Where to Go, Online or in Town Hall

Dump Sticker Renewal 06-24-17
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Now is the time of year when, with deadlines approaching, you need to get a bunch of permits from Town Hall (or, in many cases, online). Here’s what you need to know for the most widely used permits: (more…) Continue Reading →

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A Father’s Day Appreciation from a Darien Daughter

Jen Dayton Darien Library 06-18-17 https://www.darienlibrary.org/librarians
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Editor’s note: This essay we just came across by Librarian Jen Dayton in a Darien Library newsletter (also on the library website) moved us, to say the least. We think you’ll want to read it for Father’s Day, too, and it deserves a wider audience:
It’s the Final Father’s Day Edition
Greetings and welcome to the Final Father’s Day Edition of You Are What You Read. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Go to One Norwalk Attraction This Summer and Get Discounts on Others

Maritime Aquarium
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Pay full price at one of the Norwalk attractions listed below and receive a special discount at other participating attractions. To receive discounts, you must present proof of purchase (so save them). (more…) Continue Reading →

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National Trails ‘Day’ on Saturday, Sunday June 3 to 4: Where Will You Be?

CPFA on Facebok hiking trail maintenance 05-28-17
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On National Trails Day, Saturday, June 3, and the next day, people across the country (but especially in Connecticut) will be hitting the trails for hikes, nature walks, educational walks and trail clean-up and maintenance efforts to celebrate walking amid nature. There are dozens of events not far from Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Reminder: Still Time to Drop Off Damaged, Worn American Flags for Proper Disposal

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When American flags get damaged, they’re supposed to be retired — and when they’re ripped, faded, tattered, torn and otherwise unsightly, it’s time to dispose of them in a proper, respectful manner. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien: Gather Ye Household Hazardous Waste While Ye May: They’re Collecting This Saturday

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The easiest time to get rid of your hazardous household waste in Darien is coming this Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Noroton Railroad Station parking lot, so

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