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Pollen Season: Treatment Options and Advice

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Connecticut’s wet winter will unleash a flood of pollen this spring season. Sniffles, sneezes and sore throats may be triggered by allergies, but how can you tell if it’s a cold, sinus infection or the flu instead? Physicians at American Family Care (AFC), expect to see scores of suffering patients seeking relief from sinus symptoms. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two Days of Earth Day-Related Presentations and Programs at Grace Farms, April 26 to 27

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In celebration of Earth Day (Monday, April 21), Grace Farms Foundation has a two-day lineup the following Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27, of programs, activities and expert-led discussions about the importance of restoring local native habitats. (more…) Continue Reading →

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You Can Now Get Beach Permits, Register for April Vacation Camp and a Safe Boating Class

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Be prepared for Spring and Summer: Beach permits, boat-launch stickers and registration for April Vacation Camp and a safe boating class are all now available from the Darien Parks & Recreation Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Aquarion Applies to Get Water from Wilton for Darien and Nearby Towns; Conservationists Object

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Aquarion Water Company is asking the state for permission to divert one million gallons of water a day from a well in the Cannondale section of Wilton and the Norwalk River to send it southwest to towns, including Darien, Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan and north to Ridgefield. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Pollinator Pathway Event with Wine, Cheese, Classes on Native Seeds and Floral Design

Monarch butterfly Darien pollinator path
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Mark your calendars! The Darien Pollinator Pathway will be hosting a wine and cheese evening at the Gardener’s Center and Florist on Jan, 23. The event is free and open to everyone. It will feature two classes by the Gardener’s Center: a native seed planting class presented by Kris Barker, and a class in floral design using native flowers presented by Kate O’Keefe. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Join the Thanksgiving Weekend Waddle on Saturday Morning at the New Canaan Nature Center

Thanksgiving Weekend Waddle in New Canaan Nature Center 2018
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Grab the entire family (and any lingering holiday visitors too!) and head on down to the New Canaan Nature Center to join the NCNC naturalists for a healthy, invigorating trail trek to work off that holiday meal. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Free Gardening Workshop Oct 16 at the Darien Community Association

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Learn how to put your garden “to bed” by dividing plants, lightly pruning various shrubs, and updating winter pots at the Darien Community Association Greenhouse Group’s annual Free Fall Gardening Workshop next Tuesday, Oct. 16. Novice gardeners will be given tips; experienced gardeners are welcome to just help out. This event is free to all. (more…) Continue Reading →

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