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Showing 5/14/2017 to 12/25/2016

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Arrogance on the left

I am increasingly alarmed by the demonizing of Republicans by urban progressives. An article on Page A17 of Friday’s... (Read more)

5 / 14 / 2017

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Alarming times

His name is Khizr Khan. He is a Muslim American and an immigrant who was born in Pakistan. In... (Read more)

5 / 14 / 2017

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Flashing/Warning light needed at the curve where West Avenue meets North Main Street

To the editor: When you have a moment, drive south on West Avenue toward Dr. Martin Luther King Drive... (Read more)

5 / 10 / 2017

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Thank you, Tristan Fields, for the HELP you provide to Norwalk youth

To the editor: I attended the graduation for College Edge students held at Norwalk City Hall on Monday, May... (Read more)

5 / 9 / 2017

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17 Quintard – 11 reasons to oppose Firetree felon halfway house

This is an open letter to the Norwalk Zoning Board of Appeals: My wife, Kathy Younkins, and I, Robert... (Read more)

5 / 4 / 2017

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Norwalk has conceded enough on LDA already

This is an open letter to the Common Council members and the Redevelopment Agency, sent as public comment:  Once... (Read more)

4 / 25 / 2017

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Council to weigh mall deal changes that are 90% in the developer’s favor

Updated, 2:41 p.m.: Minor revision. Mall developer GGP says it has a big problem. In June 2016, GGP won... (Read more)

4 / 24 / 2017

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Decisive Day: April 6, 1917

To the Editor:   It came and went with very little reference.  The day in question being April 6,... (Read more)

4 / 14 / 2017

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YMCA Swamp Romp event provides warmth, despite the cold

To the Editor: We are beyond thankful for everyone who supported our “ROMPERS” in this year’s Swamp Romp event.... (Read more)

3 / 27 / 2017

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Preparing for President Pence

As our paranoid, self-absorbed president digs himself further into a hole, alienating more and more of his supporters, it... (Read more)

3 / 20 / 2017

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How the third largest employer reacts to minimum wage hikes

Did everyone see another ribbon cutting hosted last week by Bob Duff and local politicians?  The one celebrating 11... (Read more)

3 / 19 / 2017

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Proposed Norwalk noise ordinance change

My name is Vernon Howard and I live in SoNo on Washington Street. Norwalk is in the process of updating its noise... (Read more)

3 / 12 / 2017

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That knock on the door

“When you hear that knock on the door, don’t open it.” That was the advice the immigration lawyer, Ana... (Read more)

3 / 12 / 2017

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Supporting the Board of Education’s Plan

We strongly support the BOE’s recommended facilities plan.  The BOE has done what we all expect of our elected... (Read more)

2 / 23 / 2017

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Refugee

Egon Schwarz died Feb. 11. It was 3 a.m. on Valentines Day when I received the news. Egon, escaped... (Read more)

2 / 19 / 2017

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Drop BoE plan, use Fix it First plan to help Norwalk Public Schools students

To the editor: The Norwalk Branch of The NAACP offers the following narrative in the best interest of ALL... (Read more)

2 / 18 / 2017

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‘Fix it First’ is disappointing; support BoE at ‘turning point’

This is an open letter from the PTOC:  The PTO Council was disappointed to hear of an alternate building... (Read more)

2 / 17 / 2017

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Teachers support Fix It First

To the editor: The Fix It First Proposal was unveiled this week, an alternative to the Board of Education... (Read more)

2 / 15 / 2017

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We condemn messages of hate

To the editor: We the undersigned condemn messages of hate of any kind, including the White Supremacist fliers distributed... (Read more)

2 / 15 / 2017

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Norwalk has ignored deteriorating Cranbury Elementary

To the editor: As a parent of a 10-year-old, the PTO president of Cranbury Elementary School for the past... (Read more)

2 / 8 / 2017

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Learn more about LUC (Latinos Unidos of Connecticut)

To the Editor: As we move forward in this new year, we at LUC would like to re-introduce ourselves... (Read more)

2 / 3 / 2017

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Safe and secured from all alarm

To the editor: William Borden was a wealthy Christian growing up in Chicago as an heir of the Borden... (Read more)

1 / 29 / 2017

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Connecticut – A Sanctuary State  

The Center for Immigration Studies lists Connecticut as one of four States identified as “Sanctuary States.” The other three... (Read more)

1 / 29 / 2017

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Celebrate our Pillars of the Community!

As a salute to the hard work of some of our most dedicated citizens, The Exchange Club of Norwalk... (Read more)

1 / 29 / 2017

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Norwalk Fire Department offers tips to prepare for power outages

As a coastal storm makes its way to the area on Monday and Tuesday, there is an increased chance... (Read more)

1 / 23 / 2017

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No legal justification for Seaside Place ‘no trespassing’ signs

To the editor: In May of 2016, NancyOnNorwalk ran a couple of articles on Seaside Place and a Revolutionary... (Read more)

1 / 15 / 2017

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Donald Trump and the ‘Monty Hall Problem’

In the film the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy, played by 16-year-old Judy Garland and her dog, Toto, are picked... (Read more)

1 / 15 / 2017

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We need to address our ignored un-sustainability crisis

Despite our many problems, the U. S. is seen as a model of liberty, justice and prosperity. Many are... (Read more)

1 / 3 / 2017

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As America pivots into new leadership, beware false prophets

To the editor: In light of the ongoing transition of power, from one Corporate-Controlled regime to another, it seems... (Read more)

12 / 26 / 2016

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Carbon monoxide safety tips

Dear Norwalkers, Deaths caused by carbon monoxide, a highly dangerous colorless, odorless gas, increase in cold weather.  Over 400... (Read more)

12 / 25 / 2016

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