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Showing 10/31/2014 to 10/23/2014

Keith Rodgerson

Rodgerson’s passion: neighborhood building

NORWALK, Conn. – When Keith Rodgerson was a child, his family left Bridgeport because it was “just kind of... (Read more)

10 / 31 / 2014

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Oak Hills driving range dominates Norwalk Mayor’s Night Out

  Correction: The person who asked about police body cameras was misidentified. It was Mary Oster. NORWALK, Conn. –... (Read more)

10 / 31 / 2014

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Norwalk fishermen, pols talk lobster at press conference

Correction: State Rep. Bruce Morris was not at the event.  NORWALK, Conn. – Norm Bloom of Norm Bloom &... (Read more)

10 / 31 / 2014

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Keith Rodgerson

Rodgerson picks up backing of government workers union

WILTON, Conn. – Keith Rodgerson, Democratic challenger for State Representative in the 143rd district comprising parts of Norwalk, Wilton,... (Read more)

10 / 31 / 2014

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Gail Lavielle

CBIA backs Lavielle for re-election as 143rd District rep

WILTON, Conn. – The Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA) on Thursday endorsed Republican Gail Lavielle for re-election to... (Read more)

10 / 31 / 2014

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Northlight Capital Partners signs office lease at 64 Wall St.

NORWALK, Conn. – Northlight Capital Partners, a real estate debt and equity investment manager, has located its office at... (Read more)

10 / 31 / 2014

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Lavielle learned diplomacy while globe trotting

This is one of a series of candidate profiles designed to tell voters something about the person rather than... (Read more)

10 / 30 / 2014

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Rodgerson details economic development platform

NORWALK, Conn. – Keith Rodgerson, Democratic candidate for state representative in the 143rd District comprising portions of Norwalk, Wilton... (Read more)

10 / 30 / 2014

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Aquarium gives back, helping the hungry, voting for books and more

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalkers get a free pass at the Maritime Aquarium, voters and peace lovers can help feed... (Read more)

10 / 30 / 2014

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New honorary road naming policy prompts Norwalk Council’s latest dustup

NORWALK, Conn. – A new procedure for honorary road namings in Norwalk has similarities to racist Jim Crow laws,... (Read more)

10 / 29 / 2014

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Norwalk Councilman David Watts (D-District A) speaks at Tuesday's Council meeting in City Hall.

Norwalk Aquarium’s new lease approved, over Watts’ objections

NORWALK, Conn. – The Maritime Aquarium finally has a new lease with Norwalk, about a year after a new... (Read more)

10 / 29 / 2014

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Norwalk Housing Authority hires company for Washington Village people management

NORWALK, Conn. – Construction has not yet begun on Washington Village due to what Norwalk Housing Authority leaders call... (Read more)

10 / 29 / 2014

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South Norwalk community garden gets $46K grant

NORWALK, Conn. – The Ina Clark Community Garden in South Norwalk got a cash infusion Tuesday in the form... (Read more)

10 / 29 / 2014

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Keith Rodgerson

Himes endorses Rodgerson for state rep in 143rd

NORWALK, Conn. – U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (D-4) has endorsed fellow Democrat Keith Rodgerson for Connecticut’s 143rd state House... (Read more)

10 / 29 / 2014

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Dunne, Duff spar over state of Connecticut’s economy

NORWALK, Conn. – Whether Connecticut is doing poorly or Connecticut is doing well was the crux of a debate... (Read more)

10 / 28 / 2014

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Neighborhood group brainstorms approaches to reforming Norwalk P&Z

NORWALK, Conn. – Additional voices are joining the call to reform the Norwalk Planning and Zoning Department. On Monday,... (Read more)

10 / 28 / 2014

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Norwalk Judge of Probate Anthony DePanfilis is hoping to extend his 17-year tenure in office.

Crosland takes to the tube in bid to unseat DePanfilis for probate judge

NORWALK, Conn. – The contest for Judge of Probate hasn’t attracted as much attention as many of the other... (Read more)

10 / 28 / 2014

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Second Amendment activists call on gun owners to ‘recall’ Malloy

HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut Second Amendment advocates are looking to replicate the success of a 2013 recall campaign in... (Read more)

10 / 28 / 2014

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Tuesday is final chance for most to register to vote

NORWALK, Conn. – Connecticut residents have until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, to register to vote and be on... (Read more)

10 / 27 / 2014

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Laid-back Garfunkel says he’s the right person to be Norwalk state rep

This is one of a series of candidate profiles designed to tell voters something about the person rather than... (Read more)

10 / 27 / 2014

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Kimmel promises to push Norwalk Council to go public with private thoughts about bullying

NORWALK, Conn. – The Norwalk Common Council appears set to finally take action on a proposed anti-bullying resolution Tuesday... (Read more)

10 / 27 / 2014

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Office space seen going the way of dinosaurs for Fairfield Co.

NORWALK, Conn. – The lack of validity of putting office space on the highly visible piece of Norwalk property... (Read more)

10 / 27 / 2014

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Philadelphia man pushes Norwalk to consider tax shift

NORWALK, Conn. – Scott Kimmich is trying to raise awareness of an idea he says might be useful in... (Read more)

10 / 26 / 2014

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Dunne’s attempt to unseat Duff inspired by deeply held conservative beliefs

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10 / 26 / 2014

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Gail Lavielle

Former 125th GOP rep backs Lavielle in 143rd race

NORWALK, Conn. – Former 125th District Republican State Rep. John Hetherington announced Saturday his endorsement of State Rep. Gail Lavielle... (Read more)

10 / 26 / 2014

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Senior tax relief proposal headed to Norwalk Council

NORWALK, Conn. – Low-income Norwalk seniors would be eligible for increased property tax relief under a change that is... (Read more)

10 / 25 / 2014

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Gail Lavielle and Keith Rodgerson

Lavielle, Rodgerson state their cases in LWV Wilton debate

WILTON, Conn. – Pitches for votes were made Tuesday as two battling candidates for state representative – one an... (Read more)

10 / 25 / 2014

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Norwalk Council moving ahead despite worrying about being bullied by neighboring towns

Updated 1:26 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, with links to bill and link to Andy Garfunkel opinion. NORWALK, Conn. –... (Read more)

10 / 24 / 2014

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Keith Rodgerson

Rodgerson wins support of service workers’ union in 143rd race

WILTON, Conn. – One of the state’s largest labor unions threw its support behind Democratic challenger for State Representative... (Read more)

10 / 24 / 2014

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Norwalk officials seek to reassure, prepare Ebola-wary public

NORWALK, Conn. – Hours of training have gone into preparing Norwalk Hospital and Norwalk first responders for a potential... (Read more)

10 / 23 / 2014

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