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You Can Get Free Compost for Your Garden or Lawn at Darien Recycling Center on Saturday, June 8

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On Saturday, June 8, 2019, the Town of Darien is making high quality food scrap compost available to residents for FREE on a first come, first served basis! Simply bring a pail, bucket, or other receptacle to the food scrap drop-off area at the Darien Recycling Center, 126 Ledge Road, on Saturday and take some compost home! (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien’s Bulk Pickup Begins April 9, Use the Town Website to Schedule Yours

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On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, starting April 9, Darien Department of Public Works crews will be picking up bulky items for residents who make appointments on the town website. But you can’t get a pickup on April 9 because that date has already been filled up and is no longer available — apparently people who wound their way into the town government website got there before you. The first available date is now Wednesday, April 10. Darienite.com is telling you now so you don’t get delayed if you want an early pickup. You’ve got this weekend and the next to get your bulky undesirables ready and at the curb. Continue Reading →

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Senior Citizens Don’t Need a Car to Get a Dump Permit, They Can Get a Card Instead

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Darien seniors who want to keep their ability to drop things off at the town transfer station (also known as Darien Recycling Center or the dump) now can get an entrance pass not associated with a particular car — useful if the senior is no longer driving and has a friend or family member helping with that. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Have Your Dump Permit? Fireworks Pass? Dog Registered? Beach Sticker? Where to Go, Online or in Town Hall

Dump Sticker Renewal 06-24-17
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Now is the time of year when, with deadlines approaching, you need to get a bunch of permits from Town Hall (or, in many cases, online). Here’s what you need to know for the most widely used permits: (more…) Continue Reading →

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