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Parks Make Darien a Nicer Place To Live and Can Help Property Values

Park gazebo Diane Farrell
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After driving through Cherry Lawn Park recently, on one of our seemingly rare sunny spring days, I was struck by the park’s beauty, and felt so lucky to live in this town of many beautiful parks (11, in fact). (more…) Continue Reading →

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Natural Gas Expansion Into Darien Could Have Direct and Indirect Benefits — If You’re Along the Route

Map Gas Mains in Darien installed in 2018
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Homeowners along the four-mile route where Eversource is installing natural gas mains this summer and (possibly) fall can get a big discount on hookups, and then lower energy bills that would make back the initial investment of new equipment costs after 10 to 12 years, utility officials say. But there’s a bigger, indirect gain for every homeowner who switches from heating oil or propane to natural gas, and it’s not just utility officials who say so. That can come with higher home resale values, which by themselves could pay for the installation, aside from any utility-bill savings. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Family Away, Real Estate Agents Take People Through Home, $11K Watch in Dresser Missing

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A watch valued at $11,084 was reported missing from a dresser drawer in a home on Midbrook Lane. The victim and his family had been away for a weeklong trip recently while the home was for sale and potential buyers were shown through it, police were told. (more…) Continue Reading →

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