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Eagle Scout Project Creates ‘Insect Hotel’ at DCA Bird Sanctuary

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A Darien Troop 53 Scout, Maximus Racanelli, completed his Eagle Scout service project in August at the Darien Community Association Bird Sanctuary. Racanelli led his team to construct two insect hotels which provide a home for various insects such as bees, beetles, fireflies, ladybugs, dragonflies, and butterflies. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Protecting Your Boat in Hurricane Season: BoatUS Magazine Offers Free Guide

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What can you do to protect your boat during the 2019 hurricane season? The editors of BoatUS Magazine have teamed up with the experts at the BoatUS Catastrophe Response Team to create an up-to-date “Hurricane Preparation Guide.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Old Town Hall Homes Now ‘The Royle at Darien’ — You Can Be Notified When They Start Considering Applications

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Old Town Hall Homes is now being rebuilt, and it’s getting a new name to go along with the new, expanded number of apartments: “The Royle at Darien.” Royle School used to be on the site, even before the previous Town Hall was located there. You can now get on the notification list for those who want to apply for an apartment in the new building. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Register Soon: Five-Week Coding Class for Adults at Darien Library Starts Sept 4

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Darien Library is offering a five-week coding course for adults, meeting on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., starting this coming Wednesday, Sept. 4. Registration is now open. As of Wednesday morning, there were 10 spaces left in the course, half of the total available. The class continues through Wednesday, Oct.2. Continue Reading →

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College Students: Beware of These Types of Scams — Tips from the Better Business Bureau

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During the transition from high school to college many students and parents are faced with tuition payments, financial aid and scholarship applications, and often have to purchase a new laptop or tablet. These are all things that could lead to being scammed if not careful. (more…) Continue Reading →

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