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Showing 5/25/2018 to 5/4/2018

Norwalk celebrates new visitor’s docks

NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent:   Connecticut... (Read more)

5 / 25 / 2018

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Simms wins District 140 caucus; Hosten promises to primary

NORWALK, Conn. — The hometown guy prevailed Thursday as Travis Simms won the Democratic 140th District caucus for State... (Read more)

5 / 25 / 2018

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Norwalk Republicans endorse Cafero, Page and Flynn for public office

NORWALK, Conn. — Three Norwalk Republicans received endorsements Thursday in their quest for elected office. Veteran politico Larry Cafero... (Read more)

5 / 25 / 2018

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Crosland gets cross after Stern wins Norwalk-Wilton Dem nod for probate judge

Updated, 1:30 p.m.: Comments from Donna King. NORWALK, Conn. — Doug Stern handily won the Norwalk Democratic Party endorsement... (Read more)

5 / 24 / 2018

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Morris no fan of would-be replacements

NORWALK, Conn. — Thursday’s Democratic caucus for the District 140 state representative seat may feature a write-in candidate, State... (Read more)

5 / 24 / 2018

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Morris drops out of state rep race

Updated, 3 a.m.: Full story.  NORWALK, Conn. — State Rep. Bruce Morris (D-140) bowed out from 12 years of... (Read more)

5 / 23 / 2018

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Norwalk Council moves to ban fracking waste, help Bucciarelli Farm

NORWALK, Conn. — Tuesday’s Common Council meeting was marked by lawyers disagreeing. Corporation Counsel Mario Coppola had nothing to... (Read more)

5 / 23 / 2018

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Norwalk announces Memorial Day trash pickup schedule

NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent: Holiday –... (Read more)

5 / 22 / 2018

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Barron briefs Council on proposed Norwalk reorg’s financial impact

NORWALK, Conn. — The financial aspects of Mayor Harry Rilling’s proposed government reorganization were unveiled Monday by Finance Director... (Read more)

5 / 22 / 2018

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Simms announces bid to unseat Morris

NORWALK, Conn. — Travis Simms touted his home-grown Norwalk roots Monday as he announced a run for State Representative.... (Read more)

5 / 22 / 2018

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Milligan looks to revamp Wall Street with $5M in contracts

Updated, 1:24 p.m.: Copyedits. NORWALK, Conn. — Developer Jason Milligan says he has seized upon an unexpected opportunity and... (Read more)

5 / 21 / 2018

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Norwalk political notes: Melendez, D’Amelio

Correction, May 25: Page, not Paige. Incorrect information was given to NoN. NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s a roundup of... (Read more)

5 / 21 / 2018

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Norwalk’s new communications manager begins work

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s new communications manager, Josh Morgan, started work Thursday, Assistant to the Mayor Laoise King said.... (Read more)

5 / 18 / 2018

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Norwalk Council members eye reorg target date with skepticism

Updated, 7:43 p.m.: PDF added. NORWALK, Conn. — Mayor Harry Rilling’s goal of reorganizing Norwalk’s administrative positions by July... (Read more)

5 / 18 / 2018

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Planning Commission debates plan to sell All Saints’ 5.5 acres

Updated, May 18: Video added; headline adjusted NORWALK, Conn. — The All Saints Catholic School property would be subdivided... (Read more)

5 / 17 / 2018

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Norwalk BoE eyes Council decision with suspicion

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Common Council members were “pretending” in January when they declined to authorizing paying a $150,000... (Read more)

5 / 16 / 2018

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West Norwalk Zoning approval draws resistance

Updated, 2 p.m. May 16: additional information. NORWALK, Conn. – At least two West Norwalk residents object to an approval... (Read more)

5 / 15 / 2018

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Norwalk roundup: Collecting fees and fines along with taxes

NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s a roundup of Norwalk items of interest: Collecting blight fees through tax sale Another candidate... (Read more)

5 / 14 / 2018

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Rilling, King, greet skepticism of proposed Norwalk reorg

NORWALK, Conn. – If it’s not broken, break it. So said Mayor Harry Rilling on Tuesday in explaining the... (Read more)

5 / 11 / 2018

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Norwalk Housing Authority faces $18 million lawsuit

Updated, 2 p.m.: PDF added. NORWALK, Conn. – The Norwalk Housing Authority is being sued by one of its... (Read more)

5 / 10 / 2018

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Funding for Norwalk school projects boosted with state approvals for reimbursements

NORWALK, Conn. – The state legislature has awarded Norwalk more than $14 million for the Ponus Ridge school construction... (Read more)

5 / 10 / 2018

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Council moves South Norwalk school plan forward, against objections

NORWALK, Conn. – Many angry words were spoken at Tuesday’s Common Council meeting, most against taking South Norwalk open... (Read more)

5 / 9 / 2018

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Rilling proposes Norwalk reorganization

Updated, 4:51 p.m.: Pdfs of PowerPoint presentation added. NORWALK, Conn. – Mayor Harry Rilling has proposed a comprehensive reorganization... (Read more)

5 / 8 / 2018

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Maritime Aquarium seal passes away

NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent:   THE... (Read more)

5 / 7 / 2018

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Norwalk roundup: Jefferson delayed; City plans for I-95 diversions

NORWALK, Conn. – Agendas for Norwalk meetings this week show: Jefferson Elementary School renovation pushed back Council considers eminent... (Read more)

5 / 7 / 2018

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Central Norwalk Innovation District proposal moves forward

NORWALK, Conn. – Guidelines for a proposed Central Norwalk Innovation District, which would offer financial incentives to encourage certain developments, have... (Read more)

5 / 7 / 2018

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Mutt strut declared a success

NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent:   NRVT’S... (Read more)

5 / 7 / 2018

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Wall Street kicks off ‘First Annual’ lantern parade

NORWALK, Conn. – Families circled Wall Street on Friday in a first for the area: a lantern parade. “The... (Read more)

5 / 6 / 2018

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Norwalk’s new Head Start provider to teach babies and toddlers, in year-round program

NORWALK, Conn. – A Danbury-based non-profit has been awarded the Head Start program for Greater Norwalk and will begin... (Read more)

5 / 4 / 2018

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Oak Hills restaurateurs ‘out by court order’

NORWALK, Conn. – The stormy tenancy of Amar Haouari and Vincent LaForte of the Oak Hills Park restaurant space... (Read more)

5 / 4 / 2018

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