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Opening Time: Darien Schools on a Two-Hour Delay Friday Morning [UPDATES]

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Update: 8:46 p.m.: Darien Public Schools have announced that when they open Friday, they’ll be on a two-hour delay. Here’s the full text of the announcement on the school district website:
The Darien Public Schools will have a 2 hour delay for February 10, 2017. The Board of Education Budget Committee meeting scheduled for 8 a.m. has been postponed.  

Update 9:31 p.m.: The Darien YMCA will be open starting at 5 a.m., Friday. Here’s their announcement (via email): (more…) Continue Reading →

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Snow Cancellations: Board of Ed Hearing Postponed, Schools Dismissed Early, P&Z Will Meet [Continual Updates]

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School’s out early in Darien on an early dismissal schedule, the school district announced, and no after-school activities will take place today, Tuesday. Snow is expected after 1 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. UPDATE, 12:10 p.m. — The Board of Education has postponed the public hearing on the budget, scheduled for tonight, to  7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 at Town Hall, according to the Darien Public Schools website (home page announcement). (more…) Continue Reading →

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Aquarion: Please Don’t Water Lawns Thru Sunday — We Need to Conserve Water

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Aquarion Water Company, working in cooperation with town and city officials in Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan and Darien, is encouraging its customers to conserve water by not watering lawns through this Sunday, Aug. 21, due to the recent rain. (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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Schools Dismissed Early, Events Cancelled Due to Expected Snow [Continual Updates]

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Darien Public Schools will close early Tuesday because of expected snow. The Board of Education is also canceling its meeting scheduled for tonight, and some Darien YMCA events are cancelled, others are still scheduled. This article will be updated as more information comes in. (more…) Continue Reading →

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National Weather Service Issues ‘Special Weather Statement’ About the Cold

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The National Weather Service issued this regional “Special Weather Statement” Saturday morning along with a “Wind Chill Warning.” The statement lists various dangers in unusually frigid weather for people, pets, houses and cars. Some of it is obvious, but even that is worth remembering. Please don’t get distracted, and pay attention: It’s different out there. Here’s the statement, followed by the Darien-specific weather forecast from the National Weather Service:
435 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016


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Schools to Dismiss Early Due to Snow, Closures Elsewhere in Darien [UPDATES]

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Darien Public Schools has announced students will get dismissed early on Monday because of the weather, as the National Weather Service predicts 2 to 4 inches of snow by the end of the day. This article will be continually updated as more information comes in. (more…) Continue Reading →

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