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Expect Some Discolored Water As Aquarion Cleans Water Mains Around Town for Next Six Weeks

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Aquarion Water Company today announced a water main cleaning project in Darien starting Sunday, June 10 and continuing for six weeks between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.
The water main cleaning project is being undertaken to ensure that customers continue to receive the highest quality water. (more…) Continue Reading →

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What’s Up at Darien Library: Saturday to Friday, April 21 to 27

Darien Library General 10-13-17
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Two events on keeping your family healthy, a poet visits, the librarian of the year honored, register for the teen talent show, acting auditions, stuff for kids and stuff for teens — here’s what’s going on at Darien Library for the week starting today, Saturday, April 21: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Have You Heard …? In the Schools, at the Train Station, on the Rink, at the Firehouse

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Here’s the low down on what’s up around town:

This year’s Darien Fire Firefighters St. Baldrick’s Day event will be held Saturday, March 31 at Darien Fire Department Headquarters. Anyone who wants to participate —whether you decide to shave your head, volunteer, or donate — may do so by signing up here. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Wreath-Laying Ceremony: Noon on Saturday at Veterans’ Cemetery Part of Spring Grove Cemetery

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The public is encouraged to attend the Wreaths Across America dedication ceremony to be held at noon on Saturday, Dec. 16, at Darien’s Spring Grove Veterans’ Cemetery. Those attending early will be able to enjoy some seasonal music by the Coastal Chordsmen, a men’s a cappella chorus, who will also sing the National Anthem. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Twitter and One Man’s Complaint Get Results: Walk Signal Replaced at Tokeneke School

New walk light at Tokeneke School 12-10-17
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Twitter and other social media platforms are used as ways to influence government decisions all the time, too often with snark, insults, swearing and nasty comments. This is a totally different kind of story of one man’s success in getting results here on Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Have You Heard … News from Around Town and Beyond: Nov 20

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The lowdown on what’s up around town …  

Yes, two of those kids are wearing turkey legs on their heads. No, not real ones. Here, take a look, and see what their posters say (well, partly):


This year’s Christmas wreaths on lampposts downtown, along the Post Road and elsewhere in Darien are checked each year by volunteers from the Darien Men’s Association (DMA), who make sure the bulbs are working properly. “This year, 18 members showed up on Nov. Continue Reading →

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