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Showing 3/28/2015 to 3/17/2015

Common Councilwoman Phaedrel “Faye” Bowman (D-District B).

Norwalk political notes: Once more with feeling – it’s city property, times two; Kimmel apologizes

NORWALK, Conn. – It looks like General Growth Properties has made a faux pas, not too dissimilar to the... (Read more)

3 / 28 / 2015

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Rowing Club food drive today; Mayor’s Night Out set for Tuesday

NORWALK, Conn. – Members of the Maritime Rowing Club and New Canaan High School Crew Team will be on... (Read more)

3 / 28 / 2015

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A plan to "flip" the current Washington Village proposal.

Housing Authority, Friends of Ryan Park in tug of war over Washington Village site changes

NORWALK, Conn. – There isn’t enough time to “move the pieces around” at Washington Village without jeopardizing the $30... (Read more)

3 / 27 / 2015

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A South Norwalk sidewalk.

Final step in Norwalk sidewalk repair is laid with new ordinance

Update, 3:21 p.m., video added NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk, you have a new sidewalk ordinance. The upshot is that... (Read more)

3 / 27 / 2015

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Norwalk Parking Authority eyes Wall Street’s impending parking woes

NORWALK, Conn. – The development that seems certain for the Wall Street area is going to carry a surprise... (Read more)

3 / 26 / 2015

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General Growth Properties Senior Developer Doug Adams

Norwalk mall developer: Is there an app for that (parking issue)?

  NORWALK, Conn. – One side effect of a mall in SoNo might be the end of free parking... (Read more)

3 / 26 / 2015

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Adams delivers ETA on traffic study for SoNo mall

NORWALK, Conn. – The much talked-about traffic study for the potential SoNo mall will probably be done within about... (Read more)

3 / 26 / 2015

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Bruce Kimmel

Opinion: BoE accusers must bring any evidence forward now

Bruce Kimmel (D-At-Large) is a member of Norwalk’s Common Council.  It’s been about 10 months since the Norwalk Board... (Read more)

3 / 26 / 2015

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Norwalk Council sends SoNo mall project into design phase

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk officially opened its arms Tuesday to a potential mall in Sono as the Common Council... (Read more)

3 / 25 / 2015

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Bryan Meek has been chosen to fill the unexpired Board of Education term of Jack Chiaramonte, who resigned Tuesday.

Meek set to step into Chiaramonte’s shoes pronto

Updated, 3:38 p.m., comment from RTC District D Chairman John Romano. NORWALK, Conn. – Bryan Meek has been chosen... (Read more)

3 / 25 / 2015

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Crosland thanks ‘racially conflicted’ Chiaramonte for resigning

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk Branch NAACP President Darnell Crosland on Tuesday released the following statement regarding the resignation of... (Read more)

3 / 25 / 2015

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Norwalk Council passes resolution condemning Malloy’s bill, just to make sure

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk has been saved from Hartford’s hands by the fast action of the Common Council and... (Read more)

3 / 25 / 2015

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TTD Commissioner David Brown

Third Taxing District reports to electors, passes budget

NORWALK, Conn. – The Third Taxing District passed its 2015-2016 budget Monday night after officers presented their reports to... (Read more)

3 / 25 / 2015

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Chiaramonte quits; move comes as Democrats call for his resignation

Updated 8:04 p.m. Tuesday with copy of resignation email. NORWALK, Conn. — Embattled Norwalk Board of Education member Jack... (Read more)

3 / 24 / 2015

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State Rep. Bruce Morris (D-140) presses his point last week in Hartford.

Norwalk state rep: I was racially profiled

Update, 4:57 p.m., comment from Norwalk Police Chief Thomas Kulhawik. NORWALK, Conn. – Racial profiling is alive and well... (Read more)

3 / 24 / 2015

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Choking prevention and playground safety talk; free wellness fair at NCC

NORWALK, Conn. – Tracy Evans, Norwalk Hospital’s trauma program manager and injury prevention coordinator, RN, MSN, MPH, MBA, EMT/P,... (Read more)

3 / 24 / 2015

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Norwalk co-op’s internal controversy hits the courts

NORWALK, Conn. — While some shareholders of a troubled Norwalk housing cooperative see the place as being a shambles... (Read more)

3 / 23 / 2015

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Top 10: This week’s most read, most commented-on stories

NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s a look at the most-read and most-commented on stories on Nancy on Norwalk for the week... (Read more)

3 / 22 / 2015

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Diane Lauricalla talks to the Board of Estimate and Taxation on Wednesday in a nearly empty Concert Hall.

Goldstein cites poor notification as reason for public’s non-response at Norwalk tax board hearing

NORWALK, Conn. – Kind of hard to go to a public hearing if one has not been announced, a... (Read more)

3 / 21 / 2015

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Norwalkers are in for a bumpy spring; ‘Let’s Talk @SoNo’ starts today

NORWALK, Conn. – Potholes got you down? The mayor apparently feels your pain. Mayor Harry Rilling issued a public... (Read more)

3 / 21 / 2015

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Norwalk Common Council Planning Committee members vote yes on the proposed parameters for a new Land Disposition Agreement (LDA) at the 95/7 site.

Agreement – tailor made for a SoNo mall – moves to Norwalk Common Council

NORWALK, Conn. – The prospect of a mall in SoNo came one small step closer to reality Thursday as two... (Read more)

3 / 20 / 2015

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Dems, GOP agree: Forum may yield strong new candidates for Norwalk

  NORWALK, Conn. — The community hall in Norwalk City Hall was buzzing Thursday as people new to city... (Read more)

3 / 20 / 2015

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Norwalk Council prepares message for Malloy: No way

NORWALK, Conn. – Some Norwalk Common Council members are making a move to prevent what one member predicted would... (Read more)

3 / 20 / 2015

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Tax board’s public hearing: Permit backup causing gas pains; activist wants dept. heads held accountable

NORWALK, Conn. — The “bottleneck in permits” took half the attention at Wednesday’s thinly attended hearing on the next... (Read more)

3 / 19 / 2015

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Zoning Commission Chairman Joe Santo

Norwalk Zoning Commission to discuss Department of Justice investigation

NORWALK, Conn. — The “finishing touches” on the mosque controversy will be the result of a Zoning Commission executive... (Read more)

3 / 19 / 2015

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Norwalk Board of Education member Jack Chiaramonte pauses during his remarks at Tuesday's BoE meeting.

Chiaramonte’s Facebook racial commentary defended

Update, 12:10 a.m. March 18, comments from Brenda Penn-Williams and Jack Chiaramonte. (This story was originally posted at 9:08... (Read more)

3 / 18 / 2015

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State Sen. Bob Duff says the bill will likely undergo changes before coming up for a vote.

Governor’s bid to control city land near transit stations concerns mayor

NORWALK, Conn. – A legislative bill that would give the state control over all property within a half mile... (Read more)

3 / 18 / 2015

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SoNo mall given ‘strong support’ in first chance for Norwalkers to weigh in

  NORWALK, Conn. – It was a good night Monday for the developers who want to build a mall... (Read more)

3 / 17 / 2015

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Diane Lauricella addresses Common Council Planning Committee members and Norwalk Redevelopment Agency members Monday in City Hall.

Skeptics assail ‘wait and see’ approach to would-be traffic at SoNo mall

  NORWALK, Conn. – It didn’t take long for traffic to become a topic at Monday night’s public informational... (Read more)

3 / 17 / 2015

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Deputy Norwalk Police Chief David Wrinn.

Norwalk Deputy Police Chief Wrinn moving on

NORWALK, Conn. – Deputy Norwalk Police Chief David Wrinn is retiring effective March 31. Wrinn handed over a letter... (Read more)

3 / 17 / 2015

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