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Have You Heard … News from Around Town and Beyond: Nov 20

Methodist Family Center Preschool DCA 11-20-17
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The lowdown on what’s up around town …  

Yes, two of those kids are wearing turkey legs on their heads. No, not real ones. Here, take a look, and see what their posters say (well, partly):


This year’s Christmas wreaths on lampposts downtown, along the Post Road and elsewhere in Darien are checked each year by volunteers from the Darien Men’s Association (DMA), who make sure the bulbs are working properly. “This year, 18 members showed up on Nov. Continue Reading →

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After Family Tragedies, GoFundMe Campaign Set Up for Poth Family

Chris Poth 07-30-17
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The Poth family, formerly longtime Darien residents, has been going through two traumatic incidents, with the death of Christopher Poth earlier this month and an accident involving his daughter, Charlotte, late last year. Now a GoFundMe campaign has been set up to help family members with medical expenses, funeral costs and basic everyday needs. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Have You Heard …? Darienites Departing, Getting Appointed, Being Asked to Volunteer

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Here’s the low-down on what’s up around town:

Youtube user AnthnySlzr7 has some interesting aerial videos of Cherry Lawn Park and Ziegler’s Cove (and surrounding areas) using a drone. Here’s a picture of the community garden at the park (we doubt you’ve ever seen it this way before, even if you’ve seen it), and two of the videos: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Road Race Registration Now Open, Event Takes Place Sept 17

Darien Road Race Sidewalk 2015
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The 38th annual Darien Road Race is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 17 at Pear Tree Point Beach and includes a 10K and 1.5 mile Loop. Registration for the race is now open, and the first 500 registered runners will receive an official 2017 Darien Road Race performance t-shirt on race day. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Support Noroton Fire Department at Bingo Night and Block Party Fundraisers

Noroton Fire Department rescue boat 05-22-17
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Come join the volunteer Noroton Fire Department as its members kick off their annual fundraiser Thursday, June 22 with a night of Bingo, then on Saturday, June 24, when the department hosts its annual block Party. (more…) Continue Reading →

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St. Luke’s Thursday Community Suppers: Building Community Meal by Meal

Red Sign Community Supper St. Luke's 05-04-17
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Have you ever driven down the Post Road on a Thursday and wondered about the red and white Community Supper signs? Community Supper might be the best kept culinary secret in town, except that it’s not secret to the 100-plus folks who come week by week to share a $1.00 meal in a friendly and welcoming environment. (more…) Continue Reading →

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