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Fifth Grade Essay Contest Winners Announced by Darien Daughters of the American Revolution

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The Darien chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution on Tuesday announced five awards in this year’s Fifth Grade D.A.R. essay contest. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Nature Center to Create Forest and Pond Exhibit with $50K Grant from Darien Foundation

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The Darien Nature Center will be getting a major upgrade to its Animal Exhibit Room, thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Darien Foundation. The Nature Center says it will create a New England Forest and Pond Ecosystem exhibit that will showcase native turtle species in their habitat along with other pond wildlife. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien’s Seniors Invited to Attend (and Get Transportation for) High School Concert Dec 12

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Darien High School music students will perform a special Holiday Spectrum Concert in the High School auditorium at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Darien senior citizens are invited to attend this concert free of charge and listen to the sounds of festive holiday music. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New Canaan Wins ‘Most Generous Town’ Award, Gets Golden Turkey Trophy

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New Canaan edged out Darien in the second annual competition between community foundations for the title of “Most Generous Town.” The two towns collectively raised more than $150,000, with New Canaan edging out Darien by a margin of a few thousand dollars. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Arrest Warrant Issued for President of Animal Rescue Group in Connection With Deaths of Five Dogs

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Fairfield Police have obtained an arrest warrant for Heidi Lueders, 31, the president of a New Canaan dog rescue organization, two weeks after the remains of five dogs in cages were found in her Fairfield apartment, police announced Thursday afternoon. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Here’s Why These Eight People Are Being Honored at the Darien Old Timers Annual Dinner

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The Darien Old Timers Athletic Association on Monday, Nov. 12 will recognize the accomplishments of Darien athletes, coaches, and other individuals “who support the opportunity for athletics to be part of the educational and community experience in Darien.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Person-to-Person Needs Thanksgiving Food Donations — Most Darien Supermarkets Have Bins

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Person-to-Person is asking schools and businesses to help gather Thanksgiving food items to help families in need on the holiday. You can help individually by buying some of the items at a Darien supermarket (Palmer’s Market or either of the two Stop and Shops) and dropping it off in a Person-to-Person bin near the exit. (more…) Continue Reading →

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