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Sidewalk Sales Days Weekend Has Just Begun in Lower Fairfield County

Sidewalk Sale Days Darien Chamber pic 7-3-16
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Chambers of commerce in Darien, New Canaan and Greenwich are all holding “Sidewalk Sales Days” in their downtowns on the same weekend, and the Downtown Westport Merchants Association is holding its annual Arts Festival on the same weekend. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Bible Classes for Children Are Available Free at the Christian Science Reading Room

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Want your children to broaden their horizons this summer? Introduce them to the Bible. During these free, one-hour classes at the Christian Science Reading Room in Darien, children will learn about and discuss Bible characters and beloved Biblical texts. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Tonight’s the Night for Darien’s 2018 Fireworks Display: Some Reminders, Tips and a Timetable

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Gates open at 6:30 p.m. tonight for Darien’s annual fireworks display at Darien High School. Expect the viewer area to be farther from the rockets’ red glare this year, but you’ll still see the bombs bursting in air. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police Announce Traffic, Parking Regs for Darien’s Independence Day Fireworks Saturday

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Darien’s fireworks display on Saturday night is expected to be crowded, as usual, so police are again issuing a statement about traffic regulations at Darien High School for that night. You can still get permits to park your car on the high school campus. Go to the First Selectman’s Office in Town Hall, the earlier the better. Town Hall closes at 4:30 p.m., but try not to get there at the last minute. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Isn’t Too Late to Register Your Kid for a Town Summer Camp Program

Darien Parks and Recreation Summer Camp from catalog 2018
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The Darien Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of programs for the residents of Darien. Registration for programs takes place online, at the Parks and Recreation office located in Town Hall, or through the mail. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Kids Again Parade Downtown for Darien’s 2018 Celebration of July 4th

Another wagon cowboy hat Push-n-Pull 2018
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Red, White and Blue rolled out on parade Wednesday morning, July 4, decorating kid’s bicycles, wagons, hats, clothes, wagons, faces (and did we mention wagons) and, in one case, from a huge flag over the Post Road, for Darien’s annual Push-n-Pull children’s parade. (more…) Continue Reading →

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AAA Predicts Tuesday Will Be Worst Day to Travel for Fourth of July Holiday

Worst travel day 2018 Independence Day AAA says
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Beginning Tuesday, look for busy roadways in New England when 86 percent of the region’s estimated 2.4 million travelers drive 50 miles or more this Independence Day, says AAA Northeast. Tuesday will also be the worst travel day of the holiday nationwide, according to AAA. (more…) Continue Reading →

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