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Greenwich Boat Show This Weekend: Saturday and Sunday, April 7 to 8

Dutch Lekker Boat at Greenwich Boat Show 2018
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The Greenwich Boat Show is celebrating its 10th year. The boutique in-water show has built a reputation by offering a diverse selection of new power boats and yachts. The event, which is free and open to the public, runs Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 49 River Road. About 1,000 people are expected to attend each day. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Stamford St Patrick’s Day Parade Begins at 12 Noon Saturday

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Stamford’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off at noon downtown, starting near the intersection of  Hoyt Street and Summer Street, winding downtown and ending up at Latham Park on Bedford Street (see map). U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is the parade marshal. This is the 23rd annual parade, according to the official website (although the official website also says it’s the 22nd annual parade). The parade steps off and keeps on stepping, rain or shine. Continue Reading →

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Tree Conservancy of Darien Has Now Planted 600 Trees in Town, Gets New Board Members

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Tree Conservancy of Darien celebrated the significant milestone of installing over 600 trees in town at its year-end Board of Directors meeting on Dec. 5. In addition to reviewing agenda and budget items for the coming year, the local nonprofit also welcomed two new members to its board: Jimmy Ma and Sara Zagrodzky, both of Darien (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Norwalk Islands History, Secrets, Stories, Navigation’ Subject of Talk Wednesday Morning

Norwalk Islands Rick Delfosse
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Rick Delfosse, Coast Guard captain and certified boating instructor, will talk about “The formation of the Norwalk Islands: Their history, secrets, stories and navigation” at the Darien Men’s Association (DMA) on Wednesday, Nov. 1. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Parks & Rec Commission Holding Off on Votes About Parks Master Plan, Ox Ridge Celebration

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The Darien Parks and Recreation Commission is postponing decisions related to the parks master plan, originally scheduled for its meeting Wednesday night, and instead will just hold another public hearing at Town Hall. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Free, Guided Nature Walk in Selleck’s Woods on Saturday, Oct 14 — Registration Required

Tree Walk Tree Conservancy 09-29-17
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Tree Conservancy of Darien, along with local non-profits Darien Nature Center, Darien Land Trust and Friends of Selleck’s Woods are co-hosting a Shinrin-Yoku walk, open to the community, with Certified Nature and Forest Therapy guide, Jeffrey Wyant. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Coming to a Park Near You? What Consultants Propose for Darien Parks

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Consultants hired by the town have made these recommendations for each of Darien’s public parks for a “master parks plan” meant to guide the town in making any improvements or changes to them. Town officials are asking the public for opinions about the recommendations. In this third article in a series, here’s what the consultants said about each park. Proposals for some other parks were covered in previous articles. (more…) Continue Reading →

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