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Annual Fourth of July Push-n-Pull Parade Steps Off on Tuesday

Push Push-n-Pull Parade 2015
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Darien’s July 4th Push-n-Pull Parade — featuring any kid on a bike, scooter, wagon or other non-motorized vehicle — steps off at Goodwives Shopping Center at 10:30 a.m. sharp, runs through downtown and ends up at Tilley Pond Park with food and activities for kids. (more…) Continue Reading →

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UPDATED: Boats Collide Off of Darien, Man Receives ‘Fairly Severe’ Injury to Right Leg

Darien Police Marine Unit 912-16-16
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A man on a power boat on Long Island Sound south of Darien received “fairly severe” injuries to his right leg in a mid-morning boating accident, Darien police said. ________

Editor’s note: This article has been updated at 11:25 p.m., Sunday to reflect added information from Darien police. ________

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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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