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First Selectman: State Might Pay for Darien/New Canaan Bike Route Signs, Publicity

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Darien and New Canaan officials, along with some cycling enthusiasts, have been discussing ways of promoting bicycle routes built for two towns, so that cyclists in one town might ride to the other, visiting Waveny Park, for example, or Weed Beach. First Selectman Jayme Stevenson said last week that the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has a grant program that could fund a project to put up bike route signs and even pay for publicity and promotional materials to encourage people to bike from one town to the other. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: Find Out About At Home In Darien’s Programs for Seniors in the Latest Newsletter

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To the editor:

In the next few days, all Darien residents should find the latest issue of Out & About, the At Home In Darien newsletter, in their mailboxes. In this issue, we’re proud to share the stories of a few of the people who are dedicated to our organization. (more…) Continue Reading →

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

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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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Darien Arts Center’s New Middle School Theater Program Now Accepting Students

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Middle school students, ages 11 to 14, can register now for a new student-driven performance opportunity at the Darien Arts Center. In Middle School Theatre Makers, young artists will collaborate to develop a script, design costumes and props and perform their very own play. (more…) Continue Reading →

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The Amount of Clothing and Food We Buy and Don’t Use Is Enormous — and Likely More Than You Think

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Before you go out this week and decide to buy back-to-school clothes or other clothing, consider how much of that clothing will actually be worn. According to a survey in 20 countries, the vast majority of items will hang around in your closet or sit in your drawers for a year or more without being worn.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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