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Scout Tag Sale on Sunday, May 5 to Close Much of the Eastbound Lane on West Ave

Darien Scout Tag Sale 2019
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Darien Scouts are holding their giant, vastly organized, 47th annual tag sale on Sunday, May 5, from 8 a.m. (when bargain hunters will already be lined up) to 4 p.m. (when some still will be picking through the remaining items). Also lined up are cars as drivers look for parking or just try to pass by. At 7 a.m., police again are closing the eastbound lane (toward downtown) on West Avenue all the way from the Noroton Avenue intersection to the Andrew Shaw Memorial Scout Cabin itself, at 140 West Ave. (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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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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Household Hazardous Waste Dropoffs in Greenwich THIS Saturday, Darien’s Is June 2

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On Saturday, May 5, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Town of Greenwich is holding the annual Household Hazardous Waste Day for both Greenwich residents and participating towns with proof of residency. If for any reason you don’t want to wait another month to get rid of your household hazardous waste in Darien, then drive to Greenwich on Saturday. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Area Household Hazardous Waste Collections Begin Saturday in Weston, Darien’s Is June 2

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Darien residents can bring household hazardous waste to various collection events held in southwest Fairfield County starting Saturday, April 28 in Weston and continuing about once a month through October. The next weekend, on May 5, there will be another one in Greenwich (see schedule below). (more…) Continue Reading →

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Plastics and Microplastics in Long Island Sound: Panel Discussion, 3 PM Saturday in Greenwich

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In conjunction with its environmental art exhibition, “Hazardous Beauty,” Flinn Gallery presents a panel discussion: “Plastics and  Microplastics in our L.I. Sound on Saturday, April 7 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Greenwich Library’s Cole Auditorium. (more…) Continue Reading →

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