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Special Education Legal Fund Started to Help Families Navigate Special Ed

Special Education Legal Fund Christine Lai Ulrika Drinkall
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The moment parents hear the word disability associated with their child, time stops. Or so it seems.

But just as emotion saps their reserves, the challenges they face are just setting in and, in fact, time is flying. Parents do not have the luxury of taking time to process this overwhelming news. Instead, they have to adapt and learn and keep pace with the changes that come and the subsequent special education landscape they face. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Congregational Church Concert with Puerto Rican Music to Raise Money for Relief Effort

Concert for Mariana Puerto Rico project
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Marking the first anniversary of Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico and caused more than 3,000 deaths, The First Congregational Church of Darien is sponsoring a concert of Puerto Rican music to raise money to help rebuild the village of Mariana, Puerto Rico. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Seniors Who Will Need Leaves Raked, Snow Shoveled, and Volunteers, Contact At Home In Darien

Leaf Raking At Home In Darien previous year
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While leaf raking and snow shoveling can be good exercise, they are often tiring and sometimes hazardous chores for seniors. At Home In Darien is pleased to offer our annual fall leaf raking and winter snow shoveling program. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘DNR’ Band Performs at Levitt Pavilion, With Bonus: Westport EMS Open House

D.N.R. band Westport at Levitt Pavilion
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Fairfield County’s (almost) all -physician rock band plays an infectious mix of rock, Motown, oldies, and contemporary hits. Celebrate the life-saving acts these heroes perform on a daily basis and recognize and remember the sacrifices they make. (more…) Continue Reading →

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You Can Honor Veterans Buried in Darien With a Wreath: Collection Starts Sept 29

Wreaths Across America wreath laying fundraising
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Fundraising starts late this month to decorate graves of veterans in Darien. It costs $15 for each wreath placed on a grave during the annual December ceremony. You can also contribute to the Darien project online right now. Last year, wreaths covered all 2,184 graves in the veterans section at Spring Grove. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Spadtastics Perform Friday, Aug 31 in Fundraising Concert for Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement

We Choose Love from Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement website
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Darien Summer Nights is hosting a special concert fundraiser on behalf of the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement, featuring the Spadtastics from 6 to 10 p.m., Friday, Aug. 31 at Tilley Pond Park. (more…) Continue Reading →

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