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Reminder: ‘Something Sweet’ Event on Saturday Let’s You Sample Desserts from All Over Darien

Dessert War Something Sweet Darien Park & Rec chocolate
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Darien Parks and Recreation would like to give a friendly reminder about Saturday’s upcoming event, “Something Sweet” with dessert samplings and free activities for kids. The event will take place from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the Mather Center (2 Renshaw Road). FREE activities for the kids including Valentine’s Day card decorating and face painting! (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Dessert War’ Competition for Darien Dessert Lovers at Pre-Valentine’s Sampling Event

Dessert War Something Sweet Darien Park & Rec chocolate
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Darien Parks and Recreation is craving to announce “Something Sweet” — an upcoming pre-Valentine’s Day “dessert war” and gift boutique! Something Sweet will allow you to indulge with samples of some of the area’s best desserts from local eateries here in Darien! Also, vendors will have an array of gift options. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Christmas Trees Get Picked Up Starting Jan 2: Here’s the DPW Schedule

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From Jan. 2 through 30, neighborhood by neighborhood, Darien public works employees will be picking up Christmas trees left on the curb throughout town. Each neighborhood in town gets two periods for pickups. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Six Tips for New Year’s Resolutions

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Due to a principle behavioral scientists call The Fresh Start Effect, people are more likely to make steps towards improved health, finances, and other goals on a day that indicates starting again (like a reboot) such as New Year’s Day. It is inevitably much easier to make New Year’s resolutions than to keep them. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Treatment Expert: Don’t Let Holidays Delay Addiction Treatment for Yourself or a Loved One

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We all want to be festive and celebrate the holidays with family around us. However, alcohol and substance use disorders can ramp up over the holiday season resulting in a greater need for treatment. An estimated 88,000 people die from alcohol-related causes annually according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Metro-North’s Special Train Schedule Starts Friday for the Christmas, New Year’s Holidays

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Here’s Metro-North’s announcement (which we’ve edited) about train schedule changes for the days surrounding Christmas and New Year’s, 2018 and 2019. It includes tips that go beyond schedule changes: (more…) Continue Reading →

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